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New National Army Museum i-SITE

Fri, 28 Apr 2017 20:29:16 +1200 | Ruapehu District Council

New National Army Museum i-SITE extends Council’s strategic support for Ruapehu tourism and Waiouru development Ruapehu District Council and the National Army Museum in Waiouru have signed-off on arrangements for operating an official i-SITE visitor ...More >>

Dunedin to sign friendship agreement with Qingyuan

Fri, 28 Apr 2017 13:25:47 +1200 | Dunedin City Council

Dunedin (Friday, 28 April 2017) – Mayor of Dunedin Dave Cull heads to China next week to sign a Friendship City agreement with Qingyuan and help promote Dunedin’s creative sector by launching an exhibition at the prestigious Yu Gallery in Shanghai.More >>

Young man airlifted from Motiti Is

Thu, 27 Apr 2017 17:15:42 +1200 | TrustPower TECT Rescue Helicopter

This afternoon the Tauranga based Trustpower TECT Rescue Helicopter was dispatched Motiti Is, just off the Tauranga coast, where a 17 year old Whakatane man had tripped and fallen through a window receiving deep lacerations to his right wrist. He was ...More >>

Kaikōura District Recovery Plan Launched

Thu, 27 Apr 2017 15:23:05 +1200 | Kaikoura District Council

The Kaikōura District Recovery Plan was officially adopted by Kaikōura District Council this week, marking a significant step in the recovery process. More >>

Iconic Wellington Hotel to undergo multi-million dollar refu

Thu, 27 Apr 2017 15:06:37 +1200 | Amora Hotel Wellington

Wellington’s Amora Hotel will temporarily close its doors on 27 May 2017 to undergo a multi-million dollar refurbishment of all rooms and public areas. More >>

Air NZ increases capacity as passengers rise in March

Thu, 27 Apr 2017 13:49:35 +1200 | BusinessDesk

April 27 (BusinessDesk) - National carrier Air New Zealand beefed up domestic capacity in the face of rising passenger numbers, particularly on Auckland-to-Queenstown routes which showed up in higher domestic passenger movements in Auckland International ...More >>

Emirates Goes All A380 to Spain with Second Daily to Madrid

Thu, 27 Apr 2017 12:12:36 +1200 | Emirates Airlines

New Zealand travellers will be able to fly A380 all the way on all services to and from Madrid from September, with Emirates upgrading its second daily Madrid flight to the flagship double-decker aircraft.More >>

Visitor diversity drives TOP 10 Holiday Parks to rebrand

Thu, 27 Apr 2017 12:10:48 +1200 | TOP 10 Holiday Parks

April 2017 –TOP 10 Holiday Parks are unveiling a smart new look which includes segmenting the brand into three, allowing for better communication to and consumer understanding of what the parks offer.More >>

Tourism spending continues rise in 2017

Thu, 27 Apr 2017 11:58:07 +1200 | New Zealand Government

Tourism spending by both international and domestic visitors continues to grow strongly in 2017, Acting Tourism Minister Nicky Wagner says. More >>

Hotel sector gears up for big July – conference and awards

Thu, 27 Apr 2017 11:39:41 +1200 | Tourism Industry Aotearoa

A valuable contributor to the country’s $35 billion tourism industry, the hotel sector is gearing up for a big July, with the annual New Zealand Hotel Industry Conference on in Auckland 19-20 July, culminating with a gala Awards dinner. Conference registrations ...More >>

March 2017 Monthly traffic update

Thu, 27 Apr 2017 10:12:56 +1200 | Auckland Transport

6.6% Auckland Airport’s international passengers (excluding transits) for the month of March increased by 6.6% to 834,781 in 2017. The 52,000 passenger increase on March 2016 was driven by increased capacity on Asia/Middle East routes (+40,000 ...More >>

Winter F.A.W.C! Programme out with 64 events!

Thu, 27 Apr 2017 09:06:41 +1200 | Winter F.A.W.C

The F.A.W.C! Food and Wine Classic Winter Series programme launched today Thursday 27 April with over 20,000 programmes delivered to readers of Hawke’s Bay Today. Additional programmes will be distributed in Wellington and in Auckland via the Weekend ...More >>

Forsyth Barr to join family of F.A.W.C! sponsors

Thu, 27 Apr 2017 09:04:03 +1200 | Hawke's Bay Tourism

Hawke’s Bay Tourism the organisers of F.A.W.C! are delighted to announce their newest sponsor Forsyth Barr. More >>

Friendship Favoured Over Foe for Kiwis

Wed, 26 Apr 2017 17:34:02 +1200 | Colmar Brunton

New Zealanders are looking forward to forging friendships over competition as World Masters Games 2017 kicks off this week, according to survey results released today by Colmar Brunton.More >>

New roastery business in Hawke's Bay

Wed, 26 Apr 2017 12:16:23 +1200 | Eastern Institute of Technology

Building on business and barista skills gained at EIT, Ethan Phillips is developing his recently established coffee roastery in Napier. More >>

Air New Zealand again NZ’s most reputable company

Wed, 26 Apr 2017 11:58:01 +1200 | AMR

April 26, 2017: The reputational strength of both Air New Zealand and Toyota continues, with the latest NZ Corporate Reputation Index results ranking them 1st and 2nd respectively, the fourth year running the organisations have been in the top 2.More >>

Air NZ has #1 reputation on both sides of the Tasmam

Wed, 26 Apr 2017 10:48:16 +1200 | Air New Zealand

26 April 2017 Air New Zealand has #1 reputation on both sides of the Tasman More >>

Cheapflights launches ‘EscEscape’

Tue, 25 Apr 2017 11:55:45 +1200 | Cheapflights

Just double tap ‘Esc’ for flight search suggestions Global flight search and travel deals website, Cheapflights, has given ‘Esc’ keyboard keys everywhere a new lease of life with the launch of its innovative ‘EscEscape’ (pronounced ...More >>

Last push to raise funds for tunnel property purchase

Mon, 24 Apr 2017 16:55:57 +1200 | Dunedin Tunnel Trails Trust

The Dunedin Tunnels Trail Trust is calling on the community to help it raise the last funds needed to purchase the property providing access to the disused Chain Hills rail tunnel that connects Abbotsford to Wingatui. The deadline for confirming ...More >>

PM's Press Conference: Rearranging The Cabinet Chairs

Mon, 24 Apr 2017 15:10:43 +1200 | Lyndon Hood

The Prime Minister today announced a new cabinet, replacing departing Education Minister Hekia Parata and Foreign Minister Murray McCully, as well as some other changes. The new ministers will be sworn in next Tuesday. The first meeting will be on May ...More >>


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