Heritage Funding

There are several funding opportunities currently available for owners of heritage buildings, including owners of heritage buildings which are earthquake-prone.

ICC Funding

ICC Heritage Funds Allocated 2019/2020

 

City Centre Built Heritage Fund

Provides funding to owners of priority heritage resources (as identified in the 2019 City Centre Heritage Strategy) for maintenance, protection, conservation and adaptive re-use projects.

Guidelines – City Centre Built Heritage Fund
Application – City Centre Built Heritage Fund

 

City Centre Seismic Strengthening Heritage Fund

Provides funding to owners of the 23 individual buildings identified as priority heritage resources within the 2019 Invercargill City Centre Heritage Strategy.

Guidelines – City Centre Seismic Strengthening Fund
Application – City Centre Seismic Strengthening Fund – Professional Advice
Application – City Centre Seismic Strengthening Fund – Strengthening Works

 

City Centre Repainting Fund

Provides funding to owners of recognised heritage buildings located in the City Centre for painting and associated works

Guidelines – City Centre Repainting Fund
Application  City Centre Repainting Fund

 

Funding From Other Organisations

Heritage EQUIP

Provides funding and advice to earthquake strengthen privately-owned Heritage New Zealand Category 1 and 2 buildings, as well as those identified as ‘Locally Significant’ on our District Plan.

National Heritage Preservation Incentive Fund (Heritage NZ)

Provides funding for conservation and preservation of privately-owned Heritage New Zealand Category 1 and 2 buildings.

Lottery Environment and Heritage Grants

Provides funding to non-profit organizations (no private owners) for plans, reports and one-off projects that will protect, conserve and promote New Zealand’s heritage.

Southland Heritage and Building Preservation Trust

Provides funding via loans to owners of local Heritage New Zealand Category 1 and 2 buildings, as well as those identified as ‘Locally Significant’ on our District Plan.

Community Trust of Southland

Provides funding to Southland non-profit organizations (no private owners) for projects that support Heritage New Zealand Category 1 buildings.

P.H. Vickery Trust

Provides funding to both private building owners and non-profit organizations for projects that support and benefit elderly people living in Southland.

ILT Foundation

Provides funding to local non-profit organizations (no private owners) for cultural purposes that benefit the community.

 

Heritage Funding

There are several funding opportunities currently available for owners of heritage buildings.

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City Centre Heritage Area

Within the City Centre Heritage Area there are over 80 buildings with recognized heritage value. 

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Heritage Colour Palette

A very limited palette of colours was available when our heritage buildings were constructed.

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Owning a Heritage Building

Heritage Guidelines Heritage Maintenance Guidelines All buildings require maintenance, as their materials eventually decay due to exposure to the elements, as well as wear and tear.  These guidelines provide owners with a helpful maintenance checklist for their heritage building.   Heritage Design Guidelines Coming soon   Renovation and Colour Guidelines coming soon  

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