Shovel Ready Project Funding

8 July 2020

Westland District Council welcomed the Parliamentary Under-Secretary  for Regional Economic Development Fletcher Tabuteau and MP for West Coast-Tasman, Damien O’Connor, on Wednesday 8 July for the announcement on further Covid Response and Recovery Funding through the Provincial Growth Fund for Westland District. This follows the announcement of the $1 million for the repair of Jackson Bay wharf last week.

Further funding Council will be getting:

  • $3.3 million to remove the waste material from the closed Fox Glacier Landfill to Butler’s landfill outside of Hokitika and to complete the clean-up operation at the Fox and Cook Rivers.
  • $4.7 million for roading infrastructure in Franz Josef and Old Christchurch Road between Hokitika and Kumara.
  • $3 million to upgrade the Hokitika Swimming Pool.
  • $1.2 million to extend the Hokitika Airport Building

Read our press release for details.

Photo by Westland District Council

Shovel Ready Project Funding