funding

Queenstown urgently needs a better formula for funding healthcare due to its "rapidly changing population". That's the view of district councillor and health advocate John MacDonald. Health Minister David Clark said he intends for a review of the population-based formula used...
Destination Queenstown members have voted against asking for additional funding from the Queenstown Lakes District Council, a decision chief executive Graham Budd described as "very disappointing". The council’s draft long-term plan proposed an annual 3.2% increase, but the DQ board...

Show me the money

Local community groups could get a cash injection from a new funding grant. The Southern Trust is opening its coffers to Wakatipu organisations involved in arts, culture and amateur sports, with up to $200,000 up for grabs. Trustee Karen Shea says...
Queenstown's MP is urging the local council to tap into a $1 billion government fund – and he's told them how to do it. Todd Barclay says Queenstown's council should apply for a share of the housing infrastructure fund. He singles...
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