Christchurch City Council has granted resource consent for the proposed redevelopment of Canterbury Museum.
Queenstown Lakes District Council is set to consider Thursday new commercial activities along the foreshore as part of partial review of the Queenstown Bay Foreshore Reserves Management Plan 2016.
Audience attendance at the 2021 French Film Festival Aotearoa rose to 67,000, up 85.3% on the rolling four year average attendance prior to 2019.
Work on a $19m expansion of Pettigrew Green Arena in Taradale, Hawke’s Bay, is underway.
Northland and Christchurch have been named in TIME’s third annual list of the World’s Greatest Places.
A $1.75m cash injection from the Lottery Significant Projects Fund will see the completion of Gisborne’s 1000-year pedestrian bridge, albeit cheaper than originally envisioned.
Grovetown Lagoon has become a popular area for walking, biking, picnicking, kayaking, food gathering and bird watching.
Second phase to promote accommodation, food activities and local attractions using photos.
Ravenscar House Museum set to open to public in October.
New area better sign-posted, with multiple parking spots for cars, coaches and campers.
SkyCity closes its Adelaide casino as the city moves into a week-long lockdown.
The return on investment for the event was $156.1m in the red, according to post-event report by Major Events New Zealand.
Project largely funded by $740,000 grant from Tourism Infrastructure Fund and approximately $250,000 from Ashburton District Council.
Tony Quinn’s $7.1m offer for the Bruce McLaren Motorsport Park Taupo will go to a shareholder vote.
The first tour would hit the tracks in March 2022.
Historic steam train can now operate commercially on the 14km Kingston to Fairlight railway.
A total of $956,800 allocated to 33 groups across Dunedin from various funds in latest round.
Great South hopes to achieve International Dark Sky Park protection.
Project received some funding from Tourism Infrastructure Fund.
The Covid disrupted Australian school holidays provided little boost, say southern operators.
Waitomo is celebrating Matariki with eight days of events from 3-10 July, alongside hosted cave tours and underground boat rides.
Next phase of design to be presented to council later in year.
The collapse in international tourism was the catalyst for talks, says Explore GM William Goodfellow.
Funds tagged for exhibition use, as well as earthquake strengthening due to start next year.
Existing building on site to be removed over next year.
Project to be worked on by council and the Te Atamira Trust, with funding part of ten year plan.
Traditional ales, lantern night tour, and rowdy singsong slated to help warm hearts and hairy feet.
Work expected to take six months to complete.
Public space on Quay Street and new ferry berths part of $350m investment.
Lighting to form part of Matariki season event on 10 July.
Rainbow’s End has not felt the same impact from border closures as Polynesian Spa, says owner Rangatira.
Te Papa is expected to open following deep cleaning last week after the Australian Covid case visit.
Habitat to be hot, steamy 28-degrees Celsius all year round.
Walkers on the Marlborough District council’s track system were advised to exercise caution, as work continues to repair flooding and waterlogged surfaces.
Skyline Enterprises will not pay a dividend for FY21 as uncertainty around return of international visitors remains.
The All Blacks Experience at SkyCity is hosting “exclusive guided tours” during the winter school holidays.
Series of two-metre tall cubes to depict Ngāi Tahu stories about stars in Victoria Square.
Waiheke’s EcoZip Adventures has contributed $8000 towards the purchase of 1400 native trees for planting in seven wetland areas across the island.
Main foyer to be converted into marae-style cinema.
Lime leaves after weighing up factors following new bylaw.
Spend was more than double that seen for the 2015 event.
Ireland, Spain and Dubai among overseas venues to have raised hands.
Waimārama Road off-road cycle trail jointly funded by MBIE, district councils and community trust.
Rangatira’s tourism operations drag on other sectors in its investment portfolio.
Te Puna cafe becomes entry in 2022 New Zealand Architecture Awards.
Naming rights signed for five years, extendable for another five.
International acts to be part of lineup over two weekends in two ski towns.
Staff see more first time campers than in many years.
Wellington is set to receive a ‘bumper culinary weekend’ from 13-15 August with two coinciding festivals, Beervana and Visa Wellington On a Plate.
Gardens proving popular in summer as borders remain closed.