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Registrations for Northland workshop speaks volumes

Mon, 30 May 2016 15:29:04 +1200 | Northland Inc

The house-full signs are going up at a tourism workshop in Waitangi on Friday June 3 as Northland does its part to ensure Chinese visitors continue to be made to feel welcome to New Zealand.More >>

NZ Hotel Conference – sold out!

Mon, 30 May 2016 14:52:00 +1200 | Tourism Industry Association

The 2016 New Zealand Hotel Industry Conference is sold out with almost 350 delegates signed up to attend the 2 Juneevent at The Langham, Auckland. More >>

NZ’s ultimate business event set to deliver millions

Mon, 30 May 2016 13:56:02 +1200 | Conventions and Incentives NZ

Conference and incentive business worth tens of millions of dollars will be contracted at New Zealand’s national business events trade expo MEETINGS next month in Auckland. The annual event run by Conventions and Incentives New Zealand (CINZ) generated more ...More >>

Riverbed Helps Flight Centre Accelerate Applications

Mon, 30 May 2016 12:39:42 +1200 | Riverbed Technology

Riverbed Helps Flight Centre Accelerate Applications, Lifting Employee Productivity and Customer Service to New Heights More >>

Rental Car Companies Must Take Responsibility

Mon, 30 May 2016 12:10:49 +1200 | New Zealand First Party

New Zealand First believes rental car companies should take responsibility to ensure people hiring their vehicles are competent. More >>

Sofitel expands its network in downtown Queenstown

Mon, 30 May 2016 12:04:43 +1200 | Sofitel

One of Queenstown’s finest boutique hotels, Hotel St Moritz, has today (Monday May 30) announced a major brand shift within the luxury accommodation market in Queenstown, by joining the Sofitel brand universe.More >>

Snowstorm delivers at Canterbury’s Mt Hutt

Mon, 30 May 2016 11:32:18 +1200 | Mt Hutt Ski Area

Snowstorm delivers at Canterbury’s Mt Hutt An overnight snowstorm has delivered 35cm of snow to Canterbury’s Mt Hutt ski area – and there’s more to come. The mountain’s grooming staff are “buzzing” about the snowfall, described by ski ...More >>

Alps 2 Ocean Cycle Trail wins Innovation Award

Mon, 30 May 2016 11:04:28 +1200 | Tourism Waitaki

At the 2016 ASB Otago Sports Awards, the Alps 2 Ocean Cycle Trail was the recipient of the University of Otago Innovation in Sport Award More >>

Rotorua Signs Partnership Agreement With China

Mon, 30 May 2016 10:33:37 +1200 | Rotorua Lakes Council

Rotorua mayor Steve Chadwick says a memorandum of understanding she signed in China, while key-note speaker at a tourism conference , will help Rotorua reach its goal of an annual $1 billion tourism spend in the district by 2030.More >>

TIA dismayed at DOC funding cuts

Fri, 27 May 2016 12:00:38 +1200 | Tourism Industry Aotearoa

Tourism Industry Aotearoa is dismayed by a significant cut in Department of Conservation funding in yesterday’s Budget. More >>

Glamorous NZ TV series predicted to provide tourism boost

Thu, 26 May 2016 16:01:45 +1200 | People's Republic Of China

The screening across China yesterday (Eds: May 25) by State television channel CCTV of a major New Zealand-based documentary will be seen by tens of millions of Chinese viewers, and likely lead to a significant boost in tourism. More >>

SKYCITY signs Agreement with South Australian Government

Thu, 26 May 2016 15:28:14 +1200 | SKYCITY

SKYCITY Entertainment Group has today signed an agreement with the South Australian Government for the start of early works as part of the expansion of the Adelaide Casino and the broader development of the Adelaide riverbank precinct.More >>

Dunedin delegation to China

Thu, 26 May 2016 15:09:36 +1200 | Dunedin City Council

Dunedin (Thursday, 26 May 2016) – Mayor of Dunedin Dave Cull will lead a Dunedin delegation to China next month focused on strengthening existing ties and unlocking further economic opportunities for the city, particularly in the areas of tourism, ...More >>

MYOB gives tick for Budget’s impact on SMEs

Thu, 26 May 2016 14:54:16 +1200 | MYOB

Leading accounting software provider MYOB says the National Government’s eighth Budget will have a positive impact on New Zealand small and medium sized businesses – but there is more work to be done to reduce the tax burden on SMEs.More >>

Low-risk travellers streamlined at the border

Thu, 26 May 2016 14:38:05 +1200 | New Zealand Government

Budget 2016 establishes a two-year trial to streamline border processing for low-risk travellers and traders, Primary Industries Minister Nathan Guy and Customs Minister Nicky Wagner say.More >>

NZDF Texans are on their way down South

Thu, 26 May 2016 13:53:20 +1200 | New Zealand Defence Force

Future Royal New Zealand Air Force (RNZAF) instructors will be flying the new T-6C Texans II into Christchurch and Invercargill airports over the next week as they complete the Flying Instructor Course (FIC). More >>

Remarkable journey over for Dennis at Waterview

Thu, 26 May 2016 12:33:13 +1200 | New Zealand Transport Agency

The remarkable mechanical journey of Dennis across the skyline of Auckland’s Northwestern Motorway has come to an end. The bright yellow lifting gantry has placed the last of 277 super heavyweight concrete beams into position on the Great North Road Interchange ...More >>

Silver Ferns International Season tickets on sale tomorrow

Thu, 26 May 2016 12:22:09 +1200 | Silver Ferns

International Netball will return to New Zealand in August and September when the Silver Ferns host the first leg of the Netball Quad Series and the New World Netball Series for the Taini Jamison Trophy. Tickets for the Netball Quad Series and New ...More >>

Transdev’s plans good for region, says Chamber

Thu, 26 May 2016 11:58:44 +1200 | Wellington Chamber Of Commerce

Transdev’s plans good for region, says Chamber Wellington Chamber of Commerce welcomes moves by the region’s new train operator to make significant improvements to services.More >>

All Trails Set To Open For Cardrona’s June 11 Opening Day

Thu, 26 May 2016 11:57:19 +1200 | Cardrona

After a significant pre-season snowfall early this week, Cardrona Alpine Resort is on track to have all trails open by Opening Day. With the current snow base, cold temperatures, snowmaking and grooming capabilites, all guns are blazing for the resort ...More >>


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