This fund aims to attract and develop events that showcase the unique strengths, values and culture of Tairāwhiti. Events that will attract visitors from outside the region and boost the economy.

We hope these events will be enjoyable for attendees and create opportunities for economic growth and development in the community. Let's work together to make Tairāwhiti a destination for exciting and meaningful events that benefit everyone involved.

How to apply

Before completing the Regional Event Fund application form, please ensure you have:

  • Read the Regional Event Fund application guidelines carefully to ensure you fully understand the eligibility requirements, assessment criteria and post-event requirements. 
  • Prepared the required supporting documentation:
    • Event Business Plan
    • Marketing and Communications Plan
    • Event Budget


Apply here


For more information:

For all enquiries or further information about the fund, please email