Scoop has an Ethical Paywall
License needed for work use Register

Local Govt | National News Video | Parliament Headlines | Politics Headlines | Search

 

Encouraging True Love To Bloom – For Nelson Tasman

 

Airports are the place where love is all around, and this Valentine’s Day Nelson’s unsuspecting travellers will be treated to a classic romantic gesture – courtesy of Nelson’s Regional Development Agency (NRDA) in partnership with Nelson Airport. 

As part of the region’s Autumn Campaign “Fall in Love with Nelson Tasman”, promoting the region as the perfect place for a romantic getaway, NRDA and Nelson Airport will be gifting 150 red roses to travellers at three regional airport terminals – Nelson, Wellington and Christchurch.

Wellington Airport and Christchurch Airport are also collaborating to allow the activation to happen in their terminals. NRDA staff will seek out unsuspecting travellers and present them with a single stem red rose along with an official Nelson Tasman Visitors Guide.

Branded cards attached to the rose will have a QR code link to the NRDA’s website page www.nelsontasman.nz/fallinlove where visitors will be able to see the private hideaways, activities, deals and packages that the region has to offer – all under the overriding theme of romance.

The campaign includes two competitions titled “Fall in Love & Win” with the prize of a romantic getaway package to the region in Autumn. One is running nationwide now, and the second competition will run for a month from February 16.

Craig Boodee, Visitor Destination Manager, NRDA says “The idea is to put a smile on a few peoples’ faces on Valentine’s Day and maybe encourage a little bit of romance in their lives. Nelson Tasman is an ideal place to find love and we want couples to come here and fall in love with the place – and maybe even each other.”

Advertisement - scroll to continue reading

Are you getting our free newsletter?

Subscribe to Scoop’s 'The Catch Up' our free weekly newsletter sent to your inbox every Monday with stories from across our network.

Beth Catley, Communications Manager, Nelson Airport says “Airports are the starting point for many a love story – whether it be with a place, an experience or a person. This activation is the perfect way for us to share the love we have for our region with others.”

Fiona Wilson, CE, NRDA says “Our autumn campaign is part of our important focus to increase the length of our visitor season, to encourage visitors to come back, to stay longer and explore all there is to love about the region, and of course to spend more while they are here. A big thank you to Nelson Airport for their support”.

For more information contact Jason Petterson, Marketing and Communications Lead, NRDA jason.petterson@nelsontasman.nz 

© Scoop Media

Advertisement - scroll to continue reading
 
 
 
Parliament Headlines | Politics Headlines | Regional Headlines


Gordon Campbell: On National Spreading Panic About The Economy


It is a political strategy as old as time. Scare the public with tales of disaster and stampede them into supporting your ideological agenda because they believe There Is No Alternative. Yet, if the NZ economy truly is as “fragile” as PM Christopher Luxon says it is... Then how come New Zealand has enjoyed a double AA+ credit rating from the international rating agencies for so long? If we have truly been in the thrall of incompetent tax, spend and borrow extremists for the past six years, how come our net government debt burden is only in the middling average of OECD countries, and how come our government debt-to-GDP ratio – however you measure it – is less than half the average for the Asia-Pacific region?..
More


 
 


Labour: Grant Robertson To Retire From Parliament
Labour List MP and former Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Finance Grant Robertson will retire from Parliament next month, and later in the year take up the position of Vice Chancellor of the University of Otago... More

Government: Budget Will Be Delivered On 30 May

Plans to deliver tax relief to hard-working New Zealanders, rebuild business confidence, and restore the Crown’s finances to order will be unveiled on 30 May, says Nicola Willis... More

Government: Humanitarian Support For Gaza & West Bank

Winston Peters has announced NZ is providing a further $5M to respond to the extreme humanitarian need in Gaza and the West Bank. “The impact of the Israel-Hamas conflict on civilians is absolutely appalling," he said... More


Government: New High Court Judge Appointed

Judith Collins has announced the appointment of Wellington Barrister Jason Scott McHerron as a High Court Judge. Justice McHerron graduated from the University of Otago with a BA in English Literature in 1994 and an LLB in 1996... More

 
 
 
 
 
 

LATEST HEADLINES

  • PARLIAMENT
  • POLITICS
  • REGIONAL
 
 

InfoPages News Channels


 
 
 
 

Join Our Free Newsletter

Subscribe to Scoop’s 'The Catch Up' our free weekly newsletter sent to your inbox every Monday with stories from across our network.