Data, statistics, and public information

General information and documents related to the Provincial Growth Fund.

Background information

Cabinet papers

Investment Statement

Investment Statement for the Provincial Growth Fund [PDF 239KB]

Regional Growth Programme evaluation

The following evaluation was developed for the Regional Growth Programme in 2017.

Contract templates

Development Phase Grant Funding Agreement [PDF 813KB]

The template terms and conditions of the Development Phase Grant Funding Agreement (to be used for PGF Express projects and Development Phase Projects over $100,000) will apply to the provision of grant funding agreed between MBIE and the Recipient.

Release of review

On 20 April 2018 the Provincial Development Unit released the review into its due diligence processes in relation to the approval of a Provincial Growth Fund grant for a Waste to Energy project.

Official Information Act requests

See the MBIE website for our published responses to requests made under the Official Information Act. 

Published Official Information Act requests - Ministry of Business, Innovation, and Employment

Written parliamentary questions

Written questions in parliament are one of the most important methods for making sure the Government is doing its job.

You can read questions about the Provincial Development Unit, and their answers, on the Parliament website.

Written questions to the Minister for Regional Development and the Parliamentary Under-Secretary

Regional economic development weekly reports

Find our weekly reports to ministers on MBIE's reports page:

Weekly Reports to Ministers

All funding announcements

Note: PGF funding is approved in principle and announced, after which contracts are negotiated. Some funding may depend on completion of business cases. Payments are made once agreed milestones are met. These are set as part of contract negotiations, and differ from project to project.

See more details about announcements on the Beehive's Regional Economic Development page.

 

Region Programme Organisation Amount Date
Bay of Plenty Mussel Farming and Production Facility Whakatohea Mussels Opotiki Ltd $19,850,000 14 December 2018
Bay of Plenty Accelerating Aquaculture Developments in Whakatohea Rohe Moana Whakatohea Maori Trust Board $935,000 14 December 2018
Bay of Plenty Raukokore Irrigation Te Whanau A Maruhaeremuri Hapu Trust $ 81,700 14 December 2018
Bay of Plenty Ōpōtiki Harbour Development Project Ōpōtiki District Council , Eastland Group Ltd, Bay of Plenty Regional Council $750,000 14 December 2018
Bay of Plenty Whakatāne Waterfront and Town Centre Regeneration Whakatāne District Council $646,000 14 December 2018
Bay of Plenty EBOP Regional Development Project Implementation Ōpōtiki District Council $237,500 14 December 2018
Bay of Plenty Kiwifruit Labour Co-ordinator NZ Kiwifruit Growers Inc $ 99,999 14 December 2018
Bay of Plenty Ngāti Awa Resource Funding Ngāti Awa Group Holdings Ltd $91,700 14 December 2018
Bay of Plenty Whakaari/White Island Visitor Growth Project White Island Tours Ltd $400,000 14 December 2018
Bay of Plenty Redevelopment of Rotorua Lakefront Rotorua Lakes Council $19,900,000 24 September 2018
Bay of Plenty Development of Whakarewarewa Forest Rotorua Lakes Council $7,926,000 24 September 2018
Bay of Plenty Rotorua Big Moves - Lakefront and Whakarewarewa Forest Rotorua Lakes Council $811,625 29 June 2018
Bay of Plenty Minginui Nursery Ngati Whare Holdings $5,800,000 15 March 2018
Bay of Plenty Rail Freight Opportunities - Kawerau/Murupara KiwiRail $250,000 23 February 2018
Bay of Plenty Putauaki Industrial Land Development – Stage 1 Putauaki Trust $2,000,000 24 October 2018
Canterbury Kaikoura District Council – Marine Centre of Excellence, Airport and Marina Project Development Kaikoura District Council $200,000 5 December 2018
Chatham Islands Chatham Island Airport Chatham Island Aiport Ltd $98,000 27 September 2018
Hawke's Bay Wairoa Capability Support Wairoa District Council $250,000 31 July 2018
Hawke's Bay Hawke's Bay Food Innovation Hub Hastings District Council $200,000 22 June 2018
Hawke's Bay Napier National Aquarium Napier City Council $350,000 31 August 2018
Hawke's Bay Wairoa to Napier Railway KiwiRail $5,000,000 23 February 2018
Hawke's Bay Whakaki Lower Catchment Pilot Project Hawke's Bay Regional Council $100,000 23 February 2018
Hawke's Bay Whakaki catchment cultural and economic assessments Hawke's Bay Regional Council $100,000 14 August 2018
Manawatū-Whanganui KiwiRail freight hub KiwiRail $40,000,000 15 November 2018
Manawatū-Whanganui National Driver Training Centre Manfeild Park Trust (MPT) Charitable Trust $2,862,000 15 November 2018
Manawatū-Whanganui Advanced Aviation Hub Whanganui District Council Holdings Limited $400,000 15 November 2018
Manawatū-Whanganui FoodHQ BCC Ltd $100,000 15 November 2018
Manawatū-Whanganui Kaitahi commercial food processing plant Kii Tahi Limited $98,000 15 November 2018
Manawatū-Whanganui Turakina Māori Girls College Redevelopment Te Rūnanga o Ngā Wairiki – Ngāti Apa Trust $95,000 15 November 2018
Manawatū-Whanganui Tararua Tourism and Trails Strategy Tararua District Council $60,000 15 November 2018
Manawatū-Whanganui Pathways Horowhenua Life to the Max Horowhenua Trust $50,000 15 November 2018
Manawatū-Whanganui Tararua Alternative Land Use Tararua District Council $100,000 15 November 2018
Manawatū-Whanganui Whakapapa High-Speed Gondola Ruapehu Alpine Lifts Ltd $10,000,000 15 June 2018
Manawatū-Whanganui Manawatū-Whanganui Tree Planting Horizons Regional Council $970,600 15 June 2018
Manawatū-Whanganui Rail Freight Opportunities - Whanganui Rail Upgrade KiwiRail $3,000,000 23 February 2018
Manawatū-Whanganui Whanganui Port Development Whanganui District Council $3,000,000 23 February 2018
Manawatū-Whanganui Whanganui Port - Geotechnical Feasibility Whanganui District Council $90,000 23 February 2018
Multi-region Improving digital connectivity in the regions Crown Infrastructure Partners $40,000,000 15 November 2018
Multi-region Upper North Island Port Study Ministry of Transport Commercial in-confidence 23 February 2018
Multi-region The Howard League Driver License Initiative The Howard League for Penal Reform $7,514,000 1 June 2018
Multi-region Afforestation Grants Scheme (AGS) Various recipients $6,500,000 23 February 2018
Multi-region Erosion Control Funding Programme Various recipients $8,400,000 23 February 2018
Multi-region Remembrance Tree Planting Programme Forestry NZ $5,000,000 25 April 2018
Multi-region Trees that Count Project Crimson Trust $6,650,000 1 June 2018
Multi-region LIDAR land mapping Land Information New Zealand Up to $19,000,000 30 October 2018
Multi-region Economic development capability Economic Development New Zealand $985,000 18 October 2018
Multi-region Coastal Pacific service upgrade KiwiRail $40,000,000 23 November 2018
Northland Business Case Development – Northland Rail Upgrade New Zealand Transport Agency $500,000 1 June 2018
Northland Twin Coast Discovery Route New Zealand Transport Agency Up to $6,250,000 1 June 2018
Northland Hundertwasser Arts Centre Whangarei Arts Museum Trust $9,940,000 1 June 2018
Northland Ngāti Rehia Kauri Sanctuary Ngāti Rehia $288,000 1 June 2018
Northland Ngāti Rangi Manuka and Kanuka oil distillery Ngāti Rehia Up to $70,000 1 June 2018
Northland Ngati Hine Forestry Trust Joint Venture Ngati Hine Forestry Trust $6,000,000 31 May 2018
Northland Ngati Hine Manuka Planting Training Programme Ngati Hine Forestry Trust $1,890,000 31 May 2018
Northland Opua Wharf Far North Holdings Ltd $890,000 16 March 2018
Northland Paihia Wharf Far North Holdings Ltd $2,970,000 16 March 2018
Northland Russell Wharf Far North Holdings Ltd $1,114,000 16 March 2018
Northland Kawakawa Tourism Hub Far North Holdings Ltd $2,378,000 23 February 2018
Northland Waipapa Intersection Improvement New Zealand Transport Agency $9,000,000 23 February 2018
Northland Totara Industry Proposal - pilot Scion $450,000 23 February 2018
Northland Hihiaua Stage One Hihiaua Cultural Centre $1,075,000 23 February 2018
Northland Manea Footprints of Kupe Far North Holdings Ltd $4,600,000 23 February 2018
Northland Bay of Islands Airport Terminal Upgrade Far North Holdings Ltd $1,750,000 16 March 2018
Northland Marine travel lift Oceania Marine Group $4,844,068 13 November 2018
Northland Waitangi Mountain Bike Park Focus Paihia Community Charitable Trust $490,000 29 November 2018
Otago Dunedin Engineering Hub Farra Engineering $200,000 7 September 2018
Otago Otago Strategic Framework Otago Regional Economic Development Steering Group $60,000 19 July 2018
Otago Dunedin Waterfront Project Dunedin City Council $820,000 19 July 2018
Southland Southland Hatchery and Nursery feasibility Environment Southland $ 424,976.00 19 December 2018
Southland Sheep and Goat feasibility*nationwide prog NZ Food Innovation (Food South) $ 490,000.00 19 December 2018
Southland Invercargill inner city development HWCP Management Limited (HWCP) $ 995,000.00
Southland Milford Highway Fibre Connection Crown Infrastructure Partners (CIP) $12,000,000 29 November 2018
Southland Rail Freight Opportunities - South Port KiwiRail $250,000 23 February 2018
Tairāwhiti Tairāwhiti Roading Package Ministry of Transport Up to $137,000,000 7 September 2018
Tairāwhiti Mt Titirangi - Puhi Kai Iti Connection Gisborne District Council $6,067,000 7 September 2018
Tairāwhiti Gisborne Airport Eastland Group Ltd $5,500,000 7 September 2018
Tairāwhiti Cooks Landing Restoration Gisborne District Council $1,630,000 7 September 2018
Tairāwhiti New Zealand Macadamia Industry Development Project NZ Macadamia Ltd $995,000 7 September 2018
Tairāwhiti Tairāwhiti Rail Feasibility Study PDU to contract directly $450,000 7 September 2018
Tairāwhiti Far East Sawmill Spectrum $500,000 7 September 2018
Tairāwhiti Manaia Forestry Skills Training (Pilot) TrainME Quality Service $301,209 7 September 2018
Tairāwhiti Regional Action Plan Programme Manager Eastland Community Trust $90,000 7 September 2018
Tairāwhiti Water and Waste Management Cedenco $30,000 7 September 2018
Tairāwhiti Gisborne Inner Harbour Project Eastland Group Ltd $2,300,000 23 February 2018
Tairāwhiti Maukauri Aquifer Recharge Gisborne District Council $542,500 23 February 2018
Tairāwhiti Wood Engineering Centre of Excellence Eastland Community Trust $200,000 23 February 2018
Tairāwhiti Gisborne Tourism Product Development Activate Tairāwhiti $60,000 23 February 2018
Tairāwhiti Te Ha Sestercentennial Project Te Ha 1769 Sestercentennial Trust $1,000,000 23 February 2018
Taranaki Hydrogen supply infrastructure front end engineering design, planning and cost estimation to support H2 Taranaki Hiringa Energy Ltd $950,000 12 July 2018
Taranaki General Manager Transitional Economy Venture Taranaki Trust $600,000 12 July 2018
Taranaki H2 Taranaki - Roadmap Development Venture Taranaki Trust $50,000 6 April 2018
Taranaki Rail Freight Opportunities - New Plymouth Eastgate KiwiRail $250,000 23 February 2018
Taranaki The Business Guide to Tree Planting on Taranaki Hill Country Taranaki Regional Council $250,000 6 April 2018
Taranaki Business Case Development - Future Foods - Food Network Future Foods $50,000 6 April 2018
Taranaki Venture Taranaki Major Regional Food Opportunities Venture Taranaki Trust $150,000 6 April 2018
Taranaki Tapuae Roa: Māori Enterprise and Education Stocktake Taranaki Māori Trust Board $150,000 6 April 2018
Taranaki SH43 Business Case Development (Single Stage) New Zealand Transport Agency $400,000 6 April 2018
Taranaki Taranaki Crossing Experience To be confirmed $13,340,000 6 April 2018
Taranaki New Energy Development Centre Venture Taranaki Trust $100,000 6 April 2018
Taranaki Taranaki Innovation Precincts Venture Taranaki Trust $100,000 6 April 2018
Taranaki Taranaki Cathedral Project Taranaki Anglican Board trust $5,000,000 6 April 2018
Taranaki Support to fully commercialise production of finished engineered timber panels Taranaki Sawmills Ltd $2,250,000 15 November 2018
Top of the South (Te Tau Ihu) Omaka Aviation Heritage Centre Expansion Project The New Zealand Aviation Museum Trust $60,000 3 December 2018
Top of the South (Te Tau Ihu) CFarmX Blue Mussel processing plant CFarmX Ltd $772,200 14 August 2018
Waikato Sugarloaf Wharf feasibility Coromandel Marine Farmers Association Inc $ 558,000.00 17 December 2018
Waikato Coromandel Marine Gateway feasibility Pita Street Developments Limited $ 93,850.00 17 December 2018
Waikato Kopu Marine Precinct feasibility Thames-Coromandel District Council $ 270,000.00 17 December 2018
Waikato Waharoa Industrial Hub Matamata-Piako District Council Up to $800,000 4 October 2018
Waikato Te Aroha Tourism Precinct Matamata-Piako District Council Up to $900,000 4 October 2018
West Coast Greymouth Lagoon Dredging Grey District Council $750,000 28 August 2018
West Coast Hokitika to Westport feasibility KiwiRail $250,000 20 July 2018
West Coast Port upgrade and redevelopment feasibility studies (Westport and Grey combined) Buller District Council & Grey District Council $125,000 20 July 2018
West Coast Greymouth Master Plan Grey District Council $250,000 20 July 2018
West Coast Wilderness Cycle Trail Westland District Council $500,000 23 February 2018
West Coast Old Ghost Road Cycle Trail Mokihinui-Lyel Backcountry Trust $500,000 23 February 2018
West Coast Punakaiki Master Plan Buller District Council $130,000 23 February 2018
West Coast TranzAlpine service upgrade KiwiRail $40,000,000 29 November 2018
West Coast Digital Connectivity Crown Infrastructure Partners (CIP) $28,000,000 29 November 2018
West Coast Punakaiki Redevelopment (Dolomite Point) Department of Conservation (DOC) $25,600,000 29 November 2018
West Coast Ruatapu Garnet Project Barton NZ Limited $10,000,000 29 November 2018
West Coast Westland Milk Products Segregation Westland Milk Products $9,900,000 29 November 2018
West Coast Kawatiri Coastal Trail Kawatiri Cycle Trust $9,360,000 29 November 2018
West Coast Oparara Arches Tourism West Coast $5,700,000 29 November 2018
West Coast Croesus Road Grey District Council $3,500,000 29 November 2018
West Coast Punakaiki Resort Wellness Centre Williams Hotel Group $3,300,000 29 November 2018
West Coast Rūnanga Miners Hall Rūnanga Miners’ Hall Trust $400,000 29 November 2018