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Ap­pli­ca­tions are open for ma­jor events want­ing spon­sor­ship from Auck­land Tourism, Events and Eco­nomic Devel­op­ment (ATEED).

The coun­cil con­trolled or­gan­i­sa­tion is tasked with at­tract­ing ma­jor events to Auck­land.

A to­tal $477,000 is avail­able for events be­ing held be­tween July 2013 and June 2014.

Pri­or­ity will be given to events that present the strong­est align­ment to Auck­land’s Ma­jor Events Strat­egy.

ATEED act­ing des­ti­na­tion man­ager Jen­nah Woot­ten says ma­jor events are key to driv­ing eco­nomic growth in Auck­land.

Ap­pli­ca­tions for spon­sor­ship close on Jan­uary 21 at 5pm. Suc­cess­ful ap­pli­cants will be an­nounced be­tween April and June 2013.

Visit ateed.co.nz/ spon­sor­ship for a sum­mary of the ma­jor events strat­egy and to com­plete an ap­pli­ca­tion form.

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