Invercargill Airport getting cash injection for first direct jet flights to Auckland in over 20 years
Invercargill Airport is getting a half million dollar cash injection, as it gears up for the first direct jet flights to and from Auckland since 1995
18 July 2019
It's part of a 1.7-million-dollar Provincial Growth Fund investment to drive Southland's growth.
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Stewart Island - which has around 400 residents but attracts close to 40 thousand visitors a year - gets 100 thousand dollars for an economic development plan.
Almost 600 thousand dollars will go into water storage, and 550 thousand to establishing a start-up investment network.