Minister urges Hawke’s Bay businesses to fight tourism funding cuts

With Hawke’s Bay possibly in a position to start taking in large jet-loads of visitors within two years, and tourism poised to pump a billion a year into the region within seven years, businesses have been urged to stand up against proposed funding cuts.

Speaking at a Great Things Grow Here brand champions event at the Urban Winery in Napier on Thursday, Napier MP and Minister for Small Business Stuart Nash said Hawke’s Bay Tourism had been doing fantastic job and urged businesses and community leaders to speak out about Hawke’s Bay Regional Council’s proposal to half the amount of money it gave to Hawke’s Bay Tourism.

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