Golden Bay Promotion Association Inc

We are a non-profit organization, run by a membership committee. Our membership is made up of local businesses, private people and some life members.

Committee Members of the Association

Cheryl Elsey (Chairperson), Jane Dixon (Deputy Chairperson), Kerstin Knight (Treasurer), Devangi Farah (Secretary), Marg Braggins, Michelle Kelly, Grant Knowles, Paul Sangster (TDC rep) Lisa Savage

Benefits & Costs

Benefits of Membership

  • Free listing in the directory of the website:
  • Option to advertise on the Golden Bay Map and the GB Visitor Guide
  • Opportunity to join the shows where GBPA has a display
  • Opportunity to contribute to the Product Bank which is a list of products and services of members used in promoting Golden Bay to familiarization tours/ visits of tour operators, journalists, or as prize packages in competitions organised to promote GB.


What is the Golden Bay Promotion Association?

We are a non-profit organisation run by a membership committee.
Our membership of around 130 is made up of both local businesses and private individuals around Golden Bay.
Our Vision is to get Golden Bay known nationally and internationally as a top quality, year-round visitor destination that offers a unique combination of memorable experiences.

The Product Bank

The Product Bank is a list kept by the Golden Bay Promotion Association of member establishments who are willing to donate an aspect of their service/product for the promotion of Golden Bay.

Examples of the products/ services may include, but are not limited to: a B&B operator who is willing to donate one off-season night per year, a tour operator offering a free tour for 2 persons, a restaurant offering a meal for two persons, or a business offering products for a gift pack.

Advertising Opportunites

The Golden Bay Visitor Centre invites you to advertise with us and help you get the customers you want.

We have a variety of options for you to choose from.

Golden Bay Promotion Association Privacy Policy

We collect personal information from you in order to keep you informed about events and happenings in Golden Bay. Your information is held in strict confidence and not disclosed to any third party. Providing some information is optional.

Rata Foundation

The Rata Foundation has kindly granted funds to the Golden Bay Promotions Association to help towards the running costs of operating our Visitor Centre.

Without grants like this we would be unable to have a base from which we can inform visitors to Golden Bay all the wonderful and unique secrets the we have to offer.

Tasman District Council

Golden Bay Promotions Association would like to thank The Tasman District Council for their Grant of funds, which enabled us to purchase a door counter.

This now helps us monitor visitor numbers into our Visitor Centre.

Without grants like this we would be unable to have a base from which we can inform visitors to Golden Bay, all the wonderful and unique secrets the we have to offer.

GBPA Constitution

1 The name of the Association shall be "THE GOLDEN BAY PROMOTION ASSOCIATION INCORPORATED" (hereinafter called "the Association")
2 The objects of the Association shall be
a To promote Golden Bay within New Zealand and overseas, with the object of attracting visitors and business interests
b To assist, promote and encourage sustainable tourism and business development.


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22 Willow Street
Takaka 7110
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