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The Government will invest up to $255,000 in the World Long Range Rifle Championships in 2019, with over 440 international participants expected to attend from key tourism and trade markets.
The Government will invest up to $1.7 million over five years into the mountain biking Crankworx Festival and Enduro World Series in Rotorua, Economic Development Minister Simon Bridges has announced.
Economic Development Minister Simon Bridges and Sport and Recreation Minister Jonathan Coleman have announced a $5.5 million investment into two major golfing events.
The Government is excited to invest up to $500,000 for the Youth Sailing World Championship 2016.
Inaugural Scholarship recipient announced
The Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment today announced that $1.5 million will be invested in an annual Rotorua Lakes Council mud festival through the Major Events Development Fund.
On 2 June 2016, the Government announced that it will invest $900,000 to support the Royal Wellington Golf Club in hosting one of the leading amateur golf tournaments in the world.
Apply today for a scholarship to attend the Eventing the Future conference and the New Zealand Event Awards Dinner in Auckland on 3-4 August 2016.
The promotional ‘Investing in World-Class Events’ brochure and video footage bring to the forefront New Zealand’s identity as a major tourist destination which features a diverse and interesting culture, warm and welcoming people, and the expertise, infrastructure and capability to host major events.
The Government is investing $260,000 through the Major Events Development Fund in the Golden Shears World Shearing and Wool Handling Championships to be held in Invercargill from 9 - 11 February 2017.
Economic Development Minister Steven Joyce today announced a Major Events Development Fund (MEDF) investment of $1.2 million in the next three Ultimate Waterman events.
The Government is investing up to $250,000 through the Major Events Development Fund in the annual Lake Taupo Cycle Challenge, with the 2015 event taking place this Saturday.
Economic Development Minister Steven Joyce today announced that the Major Events Development Fund (MEDF) will invest up to $1.2 million over three years in a new South Island-based mountain bike stage race called The Pioneer. The inaugural Pioneer event will take place in the Southern Alps at the end of January 2016.
The Government, through the Major Events Development Fund, has invested $600,000 in the Fast5 Netball World Series from 2012 to 2014. Fast5 is a high-scoring and fast-paced version of the traditional netball game played by the world’s top six netballing nations.
The FIFA U-20 World Cup New Zealand 2015 (FIFA U-20) is FIFA’s second largest tournament and will be held in New Zealand between 30 May and 20 June 2015. 1,500 volunteers will be required to fill roles from promotions and spectator services to protocol and ticketing as well as team support roles.
Economic Development Minister Steven Joyce has announced the Government is investing $700,000 from the Major Events Development Fund into each of the next two BMW New Zealand Open events in 2015 and 2016 in Queenstown.
The World Of WearableArts (WOW) has received a $900,000 investment from Government, through the Major Events Development Fund over the next three years (2014-2016).
NZ Ice Fest celebrates New Zealand’s relationship with Antarctica and Christchurch’s position as a ‘gateway city’ for Antarctic projects and commerce.
The Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment and the New Zealand Association of Events Professionals are once again offering up to ten Professional Development Bursaries to attend the annual Eventing the Future 2014 (ETF14), to be held in Christchurch from 6-7 August.
The NZAEP Awards Dinner, to be held on Wednesday 6 August, coinciding with the Eventing the Future Conference, will be a special night and a must-attend event as we recognise the best and brightest in our industry.