Government Funding Boost For Napier Aquarium
Redevelopment of the Napier-based National Aquarium of New
Zealand came a step closer today when Prime Minister
Jenny Shipley handed over a cheque for $23,000 for the
Mrs Shipley presented the cheque to Napier
Mayor Alan Dick. The money was made available from the
Tourism Facilities Grant.
"The National Aquarium is a
special tourist attraction for visitors to Napier from
New Zealand and overseas," Mrs Shipley said.
always been a popular place for families passing through
Napier and I'm sure the upgrade will further increase its
popularity and general appeal to tourists."
Shipley said the cheque would help to made the aquarium a
world class facility providing both educational and
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