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Havelock North cricket pavillion move

Wed, 31 Aug 2016 15:26:17 +1200 | Hastings District Council

The historic building that has stood on the Havelock North Village Green for 80 years has made the move across the park – and has come through the experience unscathed. More >>

Cocktail Earth Cup Kick Carbon To The Curb

Wed, 31 Aug 2016 15:05:12 +1200 | 42 Below

QUEENSTOWN, NEW ZEALAND, 25th AUGUST 2016 -- The results are in and whilst Australia has the overall bragging rights, with the highest score across their five teams, James Millar and Cameron Attfield from The Gin Room in Auckland, New Zealand are ...More >>

Wine tourism boosted by Auckland Airport grant

Wed, 31 Aug 2016 13:21:38 +1200 | New Zealand Winegrowers

Auckland Airport today announced their support for New Zealand wine tourism by awarding a $50,000 grant to the New Zealand Wine Pure Discovery Project. More >>

Guns N’ Roses Rock Out Wellington

Wed, 31 Aug 2016 12:59:16 +1200 | Williment Sports Travel

Witness the stadium tour of the century when Guns N’ Roses reunite for a special reunion tour in 2017. The Not In This Lifetime tour will mark the first time the band have performed in New Zealand since their infamous Use Your Illusion tour back ...More >>

Andrew Boyd new Head of People and Capability

Wed, 31 Aug 2016 12:44:49 +1200 | Airways New Zealand

Airways New Zealand today confirmed the appointment of Andrew Boyd as its new Head of People and Capability. Previously the Executive General Manager – People and Culture with Airservices Australia (the air navigation service provider for Australia’s ...More >>

Stand-out cruise ship season due to set sail

Tue, 30 Aug 2016 12:43:59 +1200 | Tourism Bay of Plenty

Stand-out cruise ship season due to set sail; preparations underway   August 30, 2016: The largest and longest cruise ship to visit New Zealand is due to make its maiden voyage to the Bay of Plenty as one of 84 ships berthing at the Port of Tauranga ...More >>

Mayor welcomes strong financial results

Tue, 30 Aug 2016 12:38:39 +1200 | Office of the Mayor of Auckland

Auckland Mayor Len Brown has welcomed strong financial results published by Auckland Council Group, Auckland International Airport Limited and Ports of Auckland Limited. More >>

Record growth for New Zealand cruise

Tue, 30 Aug 2016 11:49:17 +1200 | Cruise New Zealand

New Zealand cruise reached a record high last season and the outlook for this booming sector remains strong. Over 254,400 passengers and almost 92,000 crew visited New Zealand during the 2015-2016 cruise season which started in August 2015 and ended ...More >>

2017 Yeti Trans NZ - Registrations Sept 2

Tue, 30 Aug 2016 10:24:27 +1200 | Trans NZ

Queenstown, New Zealand— The third annual Yeti Trans NZ presented by Shimano opens doors for online registration on September 2, 2016. This twice sold-out event showcases the best of New Zealand’s South Island and kiwi hospitality with five days of enduro ...More >>

Award-winning chefs enjoy a taste of Auckland

Tue, 30 Aug 2016 09:44:53 +1200 | Auckland Tourism Events and Economic Development

Top Australian chefs Paul Carmichael and Guy Grossi have been taking some time out from the kitchen to explore Auckland’s stunning scenery and sample the best of the food scene in New Zealand’s largest city.More >>

Analysts revise down Air NZ share price and earnings targets

Mon, 29 Aug 2016 21:28:51 +1200 | BusinessDesk

Aug. 29 (BusinessDesk) - Analysts have revised their earnings expectations and valuations for Air New Zealand following a forecast profit drop in 2017, with Craigs Investment Partners analyst Matt Peek describing the 2016 financial year as a “nice take-off, ...More >>

Record seasonal spend

Mon, 29 Aug 2016 14:46:25 +1200 | Tourism Bay of Plenty

August 29, 2016: High-quality events, increased retail opportunities and a thriving restaurant culture are just some of the reasons why the Bay of Plenty has increased visitor spend in a typically quiet period, says Tourism Bay of Plenty CEO Kristin ...More >>

Whanganui Has Biggest NZ Month by Month Tourism Spend Growth

Mon, 29 Aug 2016 14:01:18 +1200 | Whanganui and Partners

Whanganui is continuing its rise with local tourism results and topped the list of NZ regional tourism organisations for month to month regional tourism expenditure. Month to month growth for the last 12 months ending July 2016 in Whanganui shows ...More >>

Auckland Airport staff bonus as tourism boom lifts profit

Mon, 29 Aug 2016 11:21:27 +1200 | BusinessDesk

Auckland International Airport is paying its staff a $1,500 performance bonus after full-year profit and revenue benefited from the country’s tourism boom and a significant uplift in the number of international airlines and capacity servicing Auckland.More >>

Do you have the appetite to be the best?

Mon, 29 Aug 2016 10:56:35 +1200 | Silver Fern Farms

Silver Fern Farms invites NZ’s top chefs to take part in this year’s Premier Selection Awards More >>

Another year of growth, strong results for Auckland Airport

Mon, 29 Aug 2016 10:37:55 +1200 | Auckland Airport

Auckland Airport has today announced its financial results for the 12 months to 30 June 2016. More >>

Urgent recommendations: Tory Channel cruise ships, pilotage

Mon, 29 Aug 2016 10:33:32 +1200 | Transport Accident Investigation Commission

The Transport Accident Investigation Commission has issued two urgent recommendations concerning the risk assessment process for cruise ships using Tory Channel and the way Maritime New Zealand pilotage requirements are being interpreted. More >>

Record July for visitor expenditure

Mon, 29 Aug 2016 10:00:46 +1200 | New Zealand Government

Winter 2016 continues to break records with visitors spending the most they ever have in every region for the month of July, Associate Tourism Minister Paula Bennett says.More >>

Visitor spend in Christchurch bouncing back

Fri, 26 Aug 2016 16:06:29 +1200 | Christchurch and Canterbury Tourism

Christchurch and Canterbury Tourism says figures for July 2016 released today by Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment show visitor spend is on the rise. CCT chief executive, Vic Allen says the latest visitor spend survey is good news ...More >>

Easter trading law change boost for tourism

Fri, 26 Aug 2016 15:57:19 +1200 | Tourism Industry Aotearoa

Easter trading law change boost for tourism The new Easter Sunday trading law will benefit both the tourism industry and local economies, Tourism Industry Aotearoa says. TIA has long advocated for Easter trading laws to be liberalised, and is welcoming ...More >>


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