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Heritage Queenstown Winter Special

Tue, 26 May 2015 14:14:24 +1200 | Heritage Queenstown

Enjoy the early southern snow at Heritage Queenstown and take advantage of a special discount of 15% off all packages for stays of three or more consecutive nights. More >>

NZICC design announcement welcomed

Tue, 26 May 2015 13:53:06 +1200 | ATEED

NZICC design announcement welcomed Auckland Tourism Events and Economic Development (ATEED) welcomes today’s news confirming the revised preliminary design for the planned national convention centre. “This is a positive next step in creating an ...More >>

Clearview undisputed winery experience in Hawke’s Bay

Tue, 26 May 2015 13:21:38 +1200 | Kite Communications

A visit to Hawke’s Bay is not complete without time spent at one of the region’s award winning wineries, and now Clearview Estate Winery and Restaurant on the Te Awanga coast is the undisputed place to go.More >>

Airport welcomes International Convention Centre agreement

Tue, 26 May 2015 12:30:18 +1200 | Auckland Airport

Auckland Airport has welcomed the announcement that the Government and SKYCITY have agreed on the preliminary design of the New Zealand International Convention Centre. More >>

SkyCity downsize another broken promise

Tue, 26 May 2015 11:10:39 +1200 | New Zealand Labour Party

SkyCity downsize another broken promise The downsized SkyCity Convention Centre does not deliver on the promised iconic world-class centre and shows the true extent of Steven Joyce’s incompetence, Labour Leader Andrew Little said today. “New ...More >>

‘Make Cystic Fibrosis Invincible’

Tue, 26 May 2015 10:13:18 +1200 | Choice Hotels

Stay Over at Choice Hotels And Help Those Living with Cystic Fibrosis Become Invincible To celebrate its two year partnership, Choice Hotels will donate $2 to Cystic Fibrosis NZ from every night stayed at any Choice hotel across New Zealand from 25 May until ...More >>

Finding common ground - Akaroa and the Cruise industry

Tue, 26 May 2015 10:10:21 +1200 | Akaroa District Promotions

Finding common ground - Akaroa and the Cruise industry Akaroa welcomed more than 130,000 cruise ship visitors in the 2014/15 season. Whilst there’s no denying the numbers are great news for the region’s economy, catering to the needs of the visitors ...More >>

Tourism industry welcomes convention centre agreement

Tue, 26 May 2015 10:01:14 +1200 | Tourism Industry Association

The tourism industry is looking forward to seeing progress on the International Convention Centre following the design agreement between SKYCITY and the Government. More >>

Our Major Events Sponsorship fund now open for applications

Tue, 26 May 2015 09:47:11 +1200 | Thames Coromandel District Council

If you're looking to establish a major event on the Coromandel you could be eligible for money from our Major Events Sponsorship funding. The first round of applications for 2015 closes on Tuesday 30 June.More >>

Winter arrives with a bang at Queenstown’s ski areas

Tue, 26 May 2015 09:45:11 +1200 | Southern PR

The latest southerly storm has given Queenstown’s Coronet Peak and The Remarkables the best possible start to winter with up to half a metre of snow blanketing both ski areas.More >>

SkyCity lifts minimum convention centre investment to $430M

Tue, 26 May 2015 09:32:00 +1200 | BusinessDesk

May 26 (BusinessDesk) - SkyCity Entertainment Group, the casino operator, has lifted the minimum it will invest in the Auckland International Convention Centre to $430 million and said total costs including land may be $450 million to $470 million.More >>

Wine, tourism industries should keep eye on China

Mon, 25 May 2015 15:49:35 +1200 | Lincoln University

Wine, tourism industries should keep eye on China As Chinese tourists flock to our shores, the New Zealand wine industry could help enhance their visits by catering more specifically to their needs and tastes, Lincoln University research suggests. ...More >>

Hutt City enjoys busy first quarter of events activity

Mon, 25 May 2015 15:44:57 +1200 | Hutt City Council

Lower Hutt has enjoyed a strong start to 2015 with an increase in visitors and retail spending, a vibrant events calendar and an increased tourism profile. Indications from quarterly Marketview figures show that large scale events in the city during ...More >>

Queenstown blanketed in snow ahead of ski season

Mon, 25 May 2015 13:22:29 +1200 | Destination Queenstown

Queenstown, New Zealand (25 May 2015) – Queenstown and the surrounding region has been covered in snow this morning giving the local ski areas a good boost before their scheduled opening days in a few weeks’ time.More >>

The Stories of Uluru : Catherine Austin Fitts Downunder

Mon, 25 May 2015 11:46:14 +1200 | Catherine Austin Fitts

Spending time in Australia has been on my “must do” list for quite awhile. When I lived in Hong Kong, I worked in a nightclub that catered to a cosmopolitan crowd – many were Australians. They had the greatest sense of fun with a can-do spirit. ...More >>

Aussies keen to explore New Zealand regions

Mon, 25 May 2015 10:34:48 +1200 | CINZ

Event organisers from Australia are jumping at the chance to explore more of New Zealand before CINZ MEETINGS 2015 next month. More >>

Kiwi Culture Vultures - Head to Melbourne

Mon, 25 May 2015 10:09:05 +1200 | Haystac

Beat the winter blues and head to Melbourne for a colourful line-up of cultural events. From Australasian exclusive exhibitions to unique light displays and historic street art, Melbourne has culture vultures covered this winter. More >>

New Oyster Festival Venue Debuts with Flying Colours

Mon, 25 May 2015 09:49:55 +1200 | Bluff Oyster Festival

"Great!" It was a succinct comment from Bluff Oyster & Food Festival Chairman John Edminstin, but it more than adequately summed up the 2015 Festival in Bluff on Saturday.More >>

Canterbury cafés gear up for Chinese visitors

Mon, 25 May 2015 09:35:29 +1200 | Christchurch and Canterbury Tourism

Christchurch and Canterbury Tourism (CCT) is leading a food revolution in the region, teaching cafés how to cater to growing numbers of Chinese visitors. More >>

Snowmaking begins at Queenstown’s Coronet Peak

Fri, 22 May 2015 20:00:10 +1200 | NZSki

Snowmaking guns have been fired up and are pumping out the white stuff at Queenstown’s Coronet Peak ski area. More >>

 

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