District Promotion Fund

district-promotion-fund_waka-ama.jpg This fund supports key events in Waipa.

Applications for the 2017/18 District Promotion Fund closed Monday 31 July, 5pm.

Those who have been successful with funding will be notified in September. These grant recipients are also expected to complete a post event report within three months of their event.

This is a requirement before future funding will be considered.

 District Promotion Fund – Post Event Report 2017/18​

In order to be eligible to apply, your event must:

  • Have a substantial portion of the event being based in the Waipa District.
  • Occur between 1 August 2016 and 30 June 2017.
  • Have it's application form entirely completed and all relevant supporting material included. 

In order to meet the fund's purpose and criteria, your event must:

  • Demonstrate that it has the ability to promote the Waipa District as an attractive place to live, work, invest in or visit.
  • Offer economic benefit to the district through expanding the Waipa economy, growing visitor nights and increasing international and domestic exposure.
  • Offer Waipa District Council the opportunity to benefit from the event through promotion using Waipa Home of Champions brand.
  • Not be funded from more than one of Council's funding programmes. 

Applications are open from mid-June and close the end of July each year for events that take place in the following 12 months. 

For further information, phone 0800 924 723 or email events@waipadc.govt.nz

Event Applications

All event organisers intending to hold an event in the Waipa district also need to complete an event application form, whether or not they are successful in receiving a grant, or apply for a grant. Please check out the Organising an Event page for details.

Free Event Promotion

Head along to Waipa's only district-wide events calendar, whatsonwaipa.co.nz, and promote your event for free! The site offers promotion, venue ideas and tips and tricks for a  successful event.

All you need to do is sign up, list your event details, add a photo and it's good to go! So, What's on Waipa?

For more information on What's On Waipa email events@waipadc.govt.nz.

Page reviewed: 01 Aug 2017 8:01am