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DCC Allocates Funding for Premier and Major Events

DCC Allocates Funding for Premier and Major Events

Dunedin (Tuesday, 8 July 2014) – Almost $400,000 has been allocated in the annual funding round for premier and major events in Dunedin.

The iD Dunedin Fashion Week and New Zealand International Science Festival are among the events which will receive funding.

The funding round for the 2014/15 Events Contestable Fund for premier and major
events attracted 14 applications. The funding was allocated by the Events Assessment Subcommittee.

Dunedin City Council Events Special Projects Co-ordinator Tammy Jackman says the aim of the Fund is to develop Dunedin’s outstanding major and premier events, but also to encourage smaller events to become larger, along with identifying new events.

The successful recipients are:

Dunedin Fringe Festival 12-22 May 2015 $40,000.00

Dunedin Mid-Winter Carnival 20 June 2015 $25,000.00

Dunedin Writers and Readers

Festival May 2015 $20,000.00

Dundead 15-17 August 2014 $15,000.00

International Festival of

Historic Motoring 15-24 January 2016 $10,000.00

iD Dunedin Fashion Week 15-22 March 2015

Otago Rally April or May 2015 $35,000.00

The Otago Festival of the Arts 10th – 19th October 2014 $70,000.00

NZ International Science

Festival July 2015 $65,000.00

*Funding of up to $100,000 was approved, subject to a satisfactory outcome to negotiations on Board composition and the funding allocation to further develop the Emerging Designer Awards show.

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