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North Shore City flying high

August 8, 2005

North Shore City flying high

North Shore City's profile will hit new heights next month when footage of it is shown on long-haul Air New Zealand flights to and from Asia, America and the United Kingdom.

The airline's new in-flight system gives passengers the choice of finding out more about an area by viewing a section titled New Zealand Destinations.

North Shore City Council's tourism customer relationships officer, Marilyn Nicholls, says it is a great opportunity to increase the profile of the city.

"Ours is one of only five areas - including Auckland, Rodney, Rotorua and Northland - which will be shown from September," she says.

"There's so much for visitors to enjoy in North Shore City. We've got great beaches, historic North Head and Devonport, a thriving arts culture, first-class sports and leisure facilities, a great nightlife and wide range of entertainment."

More destinations will be added to Air New Zealand's in-flight service, and maps and web links are expected to be included in future.


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