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Commodore Hotel ‘goes it alone’

Thu, 23 Oct 2014 17:24:13 +1300 | Commodore Airport Hotel

Christchurch’s Commodore Airport Hotel will begin trading independently from November 1, following the conclusion of an 18- year franchise association with Millennium Hotels.More >>

2014 annual meeting shareholder poll results

Thu, 23 Oct 2014 17:23:02 +1300 | Auckland Airport

The annual meeting of shareholders of Auckland International Airport Limited was held today at the Vodafone Events Centre in Manukau, Auckland. All resolutions put to the meeting were passed by shareholders. Full details of the polls conducted are ...More >>

Magic Memories creates new experiences for guests & partners

Thu, 23 Oct 2014 17:01:56 +1300 | Magic Memories

Queenstown-based photographic solutions company, Magic Memories, is celebrating the success of two new guest experiences developed in partnership with international entertainment giant, Merlin Entertainments.More >>

Japanese group enjoys NZ Aviation English study

Thu, 23 Oct 2014 16:45:14 +1300 | Airways New Zealand

A group of Japanese trainee pilots are in New Zealand to benefit from intensive training in Aviation English before they commence their commercial pilot flight training. More >>

Taupo DeBretts One Of The Top Five Holiday Parks In NZ

Thu, 23 Oct 2014 15:20:33 +1300 | DeBretts

Hot pools, outstanding customer service and family-friendly facilities is what to expect when you come and stay at Taupo DeBretts Spa Resort . More >>

Auckland Airport confirms earnings guidance of $160-$170 mln

Thu, 23 Oct 2014 15:08:58 +1300 | BusinessDesk

Oct. 23 (BusinessDesk) - Auckland International Airport, the country’s main gateway, has confirmed it’s likely to deliver an underlying net profit of between $160 million and $170 million this financial year, in line with the guidance it gave in August.More >>

Buckle up and take care on our roads

Thu, 23 Oct 2014 14:41:43 +1300 | New Zealand Police

Central District Police are reminding motorists and passengers to always wear seatbelts and drive to the conditions as people make travel plans for Labour weekend. More >>

Speed tolerance in Canterbury lowered over Labour Weekend

Thu, 23 Oct 2014 14:40:35 +1300 | New Zealand Police

While speed tolerance lowers over Labour Day Weekend the visibility of Canterbury Police prevention work will increase across the District. More >>

Chairman and Chief Executive’s addresses 2014

Thu, 23 Oct 2014 14:23:58 +1300 | Auckland Airport

It is my pleasure to be here today – as this is my first annual meeting as your new Chairman. More >>

New guidelines to improve visiting driver safety

Thu, 23 Oct 2014 14:17:38 +1300 | Tourism Industry Association

Best practice guidelines have been developed for rental vehicle operators to help educate international visitors on driver safety. More >>

The Most Epic Safety Video Ever Made takes flight on Air NZ

Thu, 23 Oct 2014 13:21:05 +1300 | Air New Zealand Public Affairs

Dwarves, Orcs and Elves take flight once again as Air New Zealand unveils The Most Epic Safety Video Ever Made ahead of the December release of the final film in The Hobbit Trilogy, The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies, a production of New Line ...More >>

Bedding down for success - Naked Bus launches new Sleeper

Thu, 23 Oct 2014 12:08:23 +1300 | Naked Bus

Kiwi travel company Naked Bus is en route for success with the launch of its new Sleeper service, introducing lie-flat beds for customers travelling between Auckland, Hamilton, Palmerston North and Wellington.More >>

New Zealand launches new business events advocates programme

Thu, 23 Oct 2014 11:58:13 +1300 | Tourism New Zealand

Over the past year New Zealand has played host to everyone from geophysists to private detectives, doctors to journalists, thanks to the support of Tourism New Zealand’s (TNZ) business events programme.More >>

Walking and cycle trails connect city to great outdoors

Wed, 22 Oct 2014 17:24:54 +1300 | Upper Hutt City Council

UPPER HUTT, Wellington NZ, 22 OCT 2014—Outdoor enthusiasts have even more reason to enjoy a walk or ride in Upper Hutt. Upper Hutt City Council have announced approval from the New Zealand Transport Agency (NZTA) to fund the development of new and improved ...More >>

ATEED welcomes Māori development commitment

Tue, 21 Oct 2014 19:02:51 +1300 | ATEED

Auckland Tourism, Events and Economic Development (ATEED) Chief Executive Brett O’Riley has welcomed the new government’s focus on Māori economic development outlined in the Speech from the Throne delivered today. “One of our primary areas ...More >>

Plan for weekend lane closures on Auckland Harbour Bridge

Tue, 21 Oct 2014 17:10:52 +1300 | NZ Transport Agency

The NZ Transport Agency says the two lanes on the northbound box girder extension, or clip-on, of the Auckland Harbour Bridge will be closed for four hours this Sunday morning (26 October).More >>

Kauri Runners Growing Coromandel

Tue, 21 Oct 2014 17:04:42 +1300 | Adventure Racing Coromandel

When more than 300 runners from five countries line up for November’s Great Cranleigh Kauri Run, they’ll be meeting more than just personal goals. Their very presence on the 32km trail across the Coromandel Peninsula’s Central Divide will leave a ...More >>

Kiwi Company Announces Multi-Million Dollar UK Expansion

Tue, 21 Oct 2014 14:15:35 +1300 | JUCY

A New Zealand vehicle rental company will launch a multi-million dollar expansion into the UK market to capitalise on potential British accommodation shortages during the 2015 international rugby tournaments.More >>

Wotif reviewers reveal the top NZ family holidays

Tue, 21 Oct 2014 14:03:43 +1300 |

The school holidays are over and while the kids are back in class, Wotif has also been hard at work crunching the numbers and scouring feedback left by family travellers to reveal the best family apartments and holiday parks in New Zealand.More >>

International visitor arrivals top 2.8 million visitors

Tue, 21 Oct 2014 13:53:17 +1300 | Tourism New Zealand

Tourism New Zealand is welcoming a 4.9 per cent increase in international visitor arrivals for the year ending September 2014, pushing total annual arrivals to more than 2.8 million for the first time ever.More >>


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