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New Appointment - Heritage Christchurch Resident Manager

Thu, 17 Apr 2014 16:53:56 +1200 | Heritage Hotels

Heritage Hotel Management is pleased to announce the appointment of Ms Ana Vivas as the new resident manager of Heritage Christchurch. More >>

Ambitious Project to Reimagine Hotel Food

Wed, 16 Apr 2014 16:18:32 +1200 | Heritage Hotels

Food-lovers everywhere are placing greater importance on locally sourced, sustainable ingredients. The raw food movement is sweeping the world. In New Zealand Heritage Hotels are increasingly choosing to buy fresh produce in season. Combine these major ...More >>

Long weekends on less fuel

Wed, 16 Apr 2014 16:14:38 +1200 | Energy Efficiency and Conservation Authority

With Easter and ANZAC day falling within a week of each other this year and schools breaking for Term One on April 17, many will be taking the opportunity to squeeze in one last holiday road trip before winter hits. Motorists can make their fuel go ...More >>

Onehunga and Manukau Harbour "shadows of their true selves"

Wed, 16 Apr 2014 15:59:49 +1200 | AUT University

Business owners and community organisations around the Manukau Harbour can find out how to improve their online visibility at a presentation by tourism researchers on 30 April.More >>

Fifa U-20 World Cup NZ 2015 Kick Off Times Announced

Wed, 16 Apr 2014 15:36:02 +1200 | FIFA U-20 World Cup 2015

An array of kick-off times to suit football fans of all ages has been confirmed for the FIFA U-20 World Cup New Zealand 2015. More >>

Christchurch Multiple Birth Club Members meet Royalty

Wed, 16 Apr 2014 10:58:02 +1200 | NZ Multiple Birth Association

“Wow this looks daunting, please do not ask me to babysit” stated Prince William when he meet five of our wonderful members and their fraternal twins this week in Christchurch. William also asked if the sets where identical, which was quite funny ...More >>

New luxury hotel to boost Auckland economy

Wed, 16 Apr 2014 10:36:48 +1200 | ATEED

New luxury hotel to boost Auckland economy A new five-star hotel development on Auckland’s waterfront will strengthen the region’s visitor economy says Auckland Tourism, Events and Economic Development (ATEED). Waterfront Auckland and Beijing based developer ...More >>

Royal Visit results in great exposure for Explore Group

Wed, 16 Apr 2014 09:53:29 +1200 | Explore

The highly publicised match race between the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge on Friday shone the international media spotlight brightly on Explore Group, New Zealand’s preeminent marine tourism operator.More >>

More trouble with Labour’s transport policy

Tue, 15 Apr 2014 16:43:51 +1200 | New Zealand Government

Transport Minister Gerry Brownlee says Ministry of Transport analysis of Labour’s new policy for taxing motorhomes shows many motorhome owners would actually be charged higher Road User Charges under a Labour government than they are presently, not lower, ...More >>

A Refreshed No-Surcharge App has been launched

Tue, 15 Apr 2014 16:00:54 +1200 | LittleMonkey

With more and more people wanting to dine out over public holidays but being put off by the 15-20% surcharges implemented at some restaurants, bars and café'sLittleMonkey developed a No-Surcharge app which was a huge success. The app has had great feedback ...More >>

Gordon Campbell on royalty and its tourism spin-offs

Tue, 15 Apr 2014 11:26:17 +1200 | Gordon Campbell

Ultimately the Queen’s longevity has been one of her most significant accomplishments. A transition to Prince Charles while the monarchy was in the pits of public esteem in the mid to late 1990s would have been disastrous for the Royal Firm.More >>

New Appointment - Heritage Auckland General Manager

Tue, 15 Apr 2014 11:14:08 +1200 | Heritage Hotels

Heritage Hotel Management is delighted to announce the appointment of Marcus Keenan as the new general manager of Heritage Auckland. Marcus has been the acting resident manager at the recently reopened Heritage Christchurch this year.More >>

PM Press Conference – Royal Visit, Economy, Housing Prices

Mon, 14 Apr 2014 17:56:44 +1200 | Jamie Neikrie

This week at his weekly press conference in Wellington, Prime Minister John Key discussed the visit of the British Royal family, the state of the economy, and how to deal with rising housing prices.More >>

Ideal Place To Stay For Tauranga Home Show

Mon, 14 Apr 2014 17:09:55 +1200 | The Terraces at Ocean Beach

The 2014 Tauranga Home Show is the Bay of Plenty's premiere home & lifestyle event. Held annually each autumn, the Tauranga Home Show showcases the very best in new kitchens, bathrooms, interior living & homeware that the beautiful Bay can offer ...More >>

Award-Winning Amisfield Winery Delivers Menu Fit for Royalty

Mon, 14 Apr 2014 10:33:36 +1200 | Amisfield Wine Company

Some of Amisfield’s signature dishes and newly-created canapés were showcased today (Sunday April 13) when the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge visited Queenstown’s Amisfield Winery and Bistro as part of their official New Zealand tour.More >>

Royal tour 2014: Wellington Civic Square walk

Fri, 11 Apr 2014 16:17:20 +1200 | Wellington City Council

The Wellington City Council today advises on its preparations for the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge’s public walk in Wellington’s Civic Square. More >>

Auckland Airport welcomes Auckland to Perth direct flights

Fri, 11 Apr 2014 15:49:13 +1200 | Auckland Airport

Auckland Airport has welcomed the announcement by Qantas that it will continue and also increase its seasonal service between Auckland and Perth. The seasonal service will operate from 5 December 2014 to 26 April 2015 and follows on from the success ...More >>

Kaikoura Gains Regional Tourism Status

Fri, 11 Apr 2014 15:40:17 +1200 | Tourism Industry Association

On Wednesday (April 9) Kaikoura became New Zealand’s 30th Regional Tourism Organisation (RTO) and member of Regional Tourism Organisations NZ (RTONZ), the coordinating and advocacy body for all the country’s RTOs.More >>

New information helps focus search for hunter

Fri, 11 Apr 2014 15:34:26 +1200 | New Zealand Police

A search and rescue operation in Te Urewera National Park has been given a new focus thanks to information from another hunter. Search and rescue teams walked into the area overnight to look for a hunter reported overdue by the rest of his group.More >>

Freedom Camping Act 2011 and unintended consequences

Fri, 11 Apr 2014 12:36:31 +1200 | Dickson

An open letter to Rt Hon John Key, Minister of Tourism, New Zealand regarding the freedom camping act 2011 and unintended consequences including high court challenge of Thames Coromandel District Council by the New Zealand Motor Caravan Association ...More >>


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