Visitor numbers, building work and our community-owned nest egg fund are all doing better than expected in recovering from Covid, according to figures from NPDC.
The good news for tradies, retailers and ratepayers so far this year includes:
This followed a massive summer music season at the Bowl of Brooklands, with almost 60,000 people chilling out to gigs by L.A.B, Six60, Synthony and Crowded House.
NPDC’s $20 million Back on Our Feet relief package was rolled out after lockdown to help our District’s economic recovery from Covid-19.
The package included rates relief, an expansion of the Home Energy Scheme to make residents’ homes warmer and greener, cutting fees for local businesses including restaurants, hairdressers, cafes and builders, and continuing to ‘Buy local’ and giving Taranaki contractors and suppliers an advantage when bidding for NPDC works.
Page last updated: 02:44PM Tue 03 August 2021