Council cash for Winter Fest and golf open
The New Zealand Open golf tournament and Queenstown Winter Festival will benefit from hefty council grants next year.
The Queenstown Lakes District Council approved a round of event grants, including a $100,000 cash injection for golf at Sir Michael Hill's course in Arrowtown and $75,000 for the festival.
The grant round also featured $40,000 for Challenge Wanaka, $28,500 for the Blues and Roots music festival and $25,626 for Queenstown Bike Festival.
The Southland Times