Govt to pay 90% of unrecoverable costs for events of more than 5000

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Newstalk ZB,
Publish Date
Tue, 9 Nov 2021, 7:46PM
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(Photo / NZ Herald)

Govt to pay 90% of unrecoverable costs for events of more than 5000

Author
Newstalk ZB,
Publish Date
Tue, 9 Nov 2021, 7:46PM

Some security for those organising our summer festivals.  

The Government will pay 90 percent of unrecoverable costs for paid, ticketed events of more than 5,000 people, if organisers have to postpone or cancel due to covid restrictions.  

If it sounds familiar, ACT's David Seymour has been calling for an underwrite scheme for events with 500 people or more for a long time.  

Minister for Economic and Regional Development as well as Tourism Minister, Stuart Nash, joined Heather du Plessis-Allan. 

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