2013Up one level
The World of Wearable Art (WOW) event will receive $900,000 from the Government’s $10 million Major Events Fund to help raise its international profile and grow to the next level, Minister for Economic Development Steven Joyce announced today.
The Government is investing $530,000 through the Major Events Development Fund to support the 2014 and 2015 Art Deco Weekends in Hawke’s Bay, Economic Development Minister Steven Joyce announced today.
Observer Programmes are a valuable way for those involved in the event industry to learn from other events during their live operation.
Kiwi innovation plays a starring role in this month’s UCI BMX World Championships in Auckland. The Government, through the Major Events Development Fund, has invested $350,000 to support the delivery and hosting of the event.
Shaun White joins the growing number of stars competing at the Audi quattro Winter Games New Zealand
Reigning Olympic and world snowboarding legend, Shaun White has confirmed he will compete at next month’s Audi quattro Winter Games New Zealand 2013.
Positioned as one of the top five winter sports events in the world, 18 event professionals are being given the opportunity to participate in an Audi quattro Winter Games Observer Programme, studying the delivery of a "live" international event in some unique environments.
The Audi quattro Winter Games NZ takes place from 15-25 August 2013 in the Queenstown Lake District. Major Events Development Fund has invested in the 2009, 2011 and 2013 event.
Ten attendees of New Zealand’s premier events industry conference will be the lucky recipients of the inaugural Professional Development Bursary.
National Volunteer Week 16 – 22 June 2013 celebrates the invaluable contribution of volunteering in New Zealand.
The return of the V8 Supercars Championship to Pukekohe on 12-14 April 2013 proved an outstanding success both on and off the track.
March saw Auckland host its sixth biennial arts festival. More than 175,000 people headed to Auckland Arts Festival events over 19 days.
The New Zealand Major Events website has been improved.
One of Otago’s biggest sporting occasions, the Challenge Wanaka Triathlon Festival, has benefitted from almost $339,500 in Major Events Development Funding over three years starting from 2012.