: June 2017

  • The panel for the new $100 million Tourism Infrastructure Fund to help local communities respond to increased visitor numbers, has been named.
    Posted: Tuesday 27 June 2017
  • Regions keen to capture a bigger share of the fast growing cruise market will have an opportunity to highlight what they are doing to improve port facilities at this year’s Cruise New Zealand Conference in Auckland, 29 August.
    Posted: Monday 26 June 2017
  • Great Barrier awarded rare international dark sky sanctuary status
    Great Barrier Island has become the first island in the world to be designated an International Dark Sky Sanctuary in a bid to protect its night skies for present and future generations.
    Posted: Friday 23 June 2017
  • ATEED appoints new CEO
    Nick Hill has been appointed as the chief executive of Auckland Tourism, Events and Economic Development (ATEED), Auckland’s economic growth agency and an Auckland Council controlled organisation .
    Posted: Thursday 22 June 2017
  • Tourism businesses around New Zealand are being invited to discuss the big challenges and opportunities facing them and their region at a series of events organised by Tourism Industry Aotearoa.
    Posted: Monday 19 June 2017
  • The Whangarei Art Museum Trust will receive up to $3 million towards its bespoke project to build a Hundertwasser Art Centre in Whangarei.
    Posted: Friday 16 June 2017
  • New partnership to promote a range of short walks
    The Department of Conservation (DOC) and Tourism New Zealand (TNZ) have joined forces to promote a range of short and day walks.
    Posted: Tuesday 13 June 2017
  • Holiday park guest nights grow – but still plenty of capacity
    Holiday parks enjoyed a boomer April, with guest nights up almost 25% on April 2016, but there is still plenty of room for growth, says Fergus Brown, chief executive, Holiday Parks New Zealand.
    Posted: Monday 12 June 2017
  • Today’s decision by Auckland Council to proceed with the targeted rate on commercial accommodation providers is extremely disappointing, the tourism industry says.
    Posted: Thursday 1 June 2017