The Government gets involved in the events sector by identifying, securing, funding and leveraging events that are internationally significant. This work is led by our New Zealand Major Events team.
New Zealand Major Events advises government about investing in major events, and partners with the events sector to attract events and leverage event benefits for NZ.
The New Zealand Government, through New Zealand Major Events, works in partnership with the event sector to support the country's growing reputation as an attractive destination for major events.
This page has information about the make-up of the Major Events Ministers' Group and the Major Events Investments Panel which together oversee the Major Events Development Fund.
We work in partnership with the New Zealand Events Association to support the event sector and are involved with wide a range of event stakeholders.
How we define a major event and the different types of events.
The Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment’s (MBIE) transparency statement.