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Prime Minister meets kiwi chick at Rainbow Springs

Thu, 23 Mar 2017 16:03:30 +1300 | Rainbow Springs

Prime Minister Bill English met a kiwi chick at Rainbow Springs in Rotorua this morning, while on a visit to learn more about the park’s kiwi conservation work. More >>

Record travel and trade volumes for summer

Thu, 23 Mar 2017 15:32:57 +1300 | New Zealand Government

Customs has done an outstanding job clearing a record number of passengers this summer season while continuing to protect the border with numerous seizures and arrests, Customs Minister Nicky Wagner says. More >>

Freshly Minted Graduates to Shine

Thu, 23 Mar 2017 14:25:28 +1300 | Eastern Institute of Technology

Newly capped EIT graduates celebrate their success in Napier on 30-31 March, parading through city streets cheered on by family, friends and well-wishers who have supported them on their learning journeys.More >>

First Ever Melbourne Cup Cruise from New Zealand

Thu, 23 Mar 2017 13:56:03 +1300 | P and O Cruises

P&O Cruises is stepping up the cruise pace in New Zealand, sailing on its first Melbourne Cup Carnival voyage from Auckland this November ahead of a record-breaking season in 2018.More >>

Air Line Pilots to Fight Supreme Court Appeal

Thu, 23 Mar 2017 13:22:04 +1300 | New Zealand Airline Pilots' Association

The New Zealand Air Line Pilots’ Association (NZALPA) board today announced it will fund and fight to maintain the recent Court of Appeal decision for the Director of Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) to reconsider his review of the 90-metre safety ...More >>

Show your support for mobile blackspot funding

Thu, 23 Mar 2017 13:07:55 +1300 | Chris Bishop

National List MP based in Hutt South Chris Bishop MP today launched a campaign to get mobile coverage in the Catchpool and Orongorongo valleys in Rimutaka Forest Park. (see )More >>

Additional summer services to Christchurch

Thu, 23 Mar 2017 09:56:17 +1300 | Singapore Airlines

Singapore Airlines today announced it will again provide supplementary services to and from Christchurch for the 2017/18 summer season. From 30 November 2017 through to 16 February 2018 Singapore Airlines will add an additional 30 flights into Christchurch ...More >>

Solomon Islands Honorary Consul in Auckland, New Zealand

Wed, 22 Mar 2017 17:15:33 +1300 | Solomon Islands Government

The Solomon Islands Government confirms that Mr. Kayhan Khadem was officially appointed as the Solomon Islands Honorary Consul in Auckland following a Cabinet approval and official exequatur signed by the Minister of Foreign Affairs and External Trade in ...More >>

“From Purser to Yacht Agent at Asia Pacific Superyachts NZ”

Wed, 22 Mar 2017 16:54:18 +1300 | Asia Pacific Superyachts NZ

Auckland, New Zealand…March 22, 2017— “Our newest recruit Emma Crawshay joins Asia Pacific Superyachts NZ freshly from a 5 ½ year stint on the 90 meter Royal Huisman, Athena”, announces Duthie Lidgard, managing director of Asia Pacific Superyachts ...More >>

#LOVETAUPO autumn campaign launched

Wed, 22 Mar 2017 14:49:20 +1300 | Great Lake Taupo

Destination Great Lake Taupo (DGLT) has just launched its Love Taupo campaign profiling the region as the ultimate place to unwind, relax and recharge this autumn. The campaign is all about telling the story of the region as a relaxing autumn destination.More >>

Cultural tourism in Te Tairāwhiti

Wed, 22 Mar 2017 14:21:18 +1300 | Te Puni Kokiri

PĀNUI PĀPAHO | MEDIA RELEASE Te 21 o Maehe 2017 | 20 March 2017 Cultural tourism in Te Tairāwhiti “Cultural tourism, apiary development, drivers licensing and whānau enterprise are some of the initiatives supported through the regional investment ...More >>

50th anniversary of opening of SH25A Kopu-Hikuai Road

Wed, 22 Mar 2017 14:07:19 +1300 | New Zealand Transport Agency

This week marks a significant milestone in the history of one of Coromandel Peninsula’s key access routes. On a very wet day 50 years ago a ceremony was held to open 29 kilometres of state highway that connects the towns of Tairua and Hikuai and provides ...More >>

Beach Hop road closures

Wed, 22 Mar 2017 13:12:59 +1300 | Thames Coromandel District Council

There are a number of road closures in the next couple of days as one of our most iconic festivals, The Beach Hop, takes place. We apologise for any inconvenience and ask for your patience on our roads. If you're here for the Hop, enjoy your stay.More >>

Rewards on every room as Air New Zealand and Expedia team up

Wed, 22 Mar 2017 09:52:48 +1300 | Air New Zealand

22 March 2017 Rewards on every room as Air New Zealand and Expedia team up More >>

Migrants and tourists still flocking to New Zealand

Tue, 21 Mar 2017 14:34:13 +1300 | BusinessDesk

March 21 (BusinessDesk) - Migrants and tourists continued to flock to New Zealand in record numbers in the year to February, although the net inflow may be showing signs of leveling off. More >>

Investment into Snowmaking for Treble Cone

Tue, 21 Mar 2017 12:32:32 +1300 | Treble Cone

LAKE WANAKA, New Zealand – Treble Cone is proud to announce that a new snowmaking system will be in place for the 2017 season. The new hardware and controls are designed to enable Treble Cone to open on schedule even in seasons – such as 2016 – with ...More >>

Opportunity to Be a Part of the National Community Awards

Tue, 21 Mar 2017 09:57:24 +1300 | TrustPower

This Friday (24 March), 25 voluntary groups from around the country, with their regional Mayors and Senior Councillors in tow, will arrive in Rotorua for a weekend long event to celebrate volunteerism and vie for the prestigious title of the Trustpower National ...More >>

NZ guest nights hit new record in January

Mon, 20 Mar 2017 14:41:51 +1300 | BusinessDesk

March 20 (BusinessDesk) - New Zealand accommodation providers hosted a record number of guests in January, as a surge in international visitors during the summer months offset a decline in local stays, the latest data shows.More >>

2017 Network NZ Business Awards

Mon, 20 Mar 2017 14:06:40 +1300 | Network NZ

Auckland, New Zealand (Monday 20 March 2017) – Network NZ announce their first annual New Zealand Business Awards, with nominations open from 30th June 10am to 28th July 8pm, Judging from the 29th July to 25th August, People’s Choice Voting ...More >>

Subdued growth in guest nights as Kiwis head overseas

Mon, 20 Mar 2017 12:17:04 +1300 | Statistics New Zealand

National guest nights this January had a modest increase of 1.1 percent on January 2016, Stats NZ said today. International guest nights hit a record 2 million, up 6.9 percent on January 2016. This rise offset the drop in domestic guest nights, ...More >>


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