The government has injected $950,000 in support of the 8th World Conference of the International Working Group on Women in Sport in Auckland in 2022.
The Ministry of Transport has updated its Alert Levels 1 and 2: Covid-19 Guidance for Transport Operators document.
Te Pae Christchurch Convention Centre is launching a ‘Taste of Te Pae’ pop-up activation event ahead of the venue’s launch later this year.
Hutt City Council says it has reached a ‘major milestone’ with resource consent granted for its Eastern Bays shared path project.
EVENT Hotels and Resorts is making a push for the family market with its ‘Family Getaways’ packages available across its QT, Rydges, Atura and JUCY Snooze brands.
Young Tourism Export Council of New Zealand has reappointed Auckland Unlimited’s Zac Watson its board chair.
The Covid-19 vaccination roll-out started on 20 February has reached its two week mark.
Auckland’s Pasifika Festival has been postponed following the Government’s announcement that Auckland will remain in Covid-19 alert level 2 until at least Friday 12 March.
SkyCity Entertainment Group has re-opened its Auckland casino and facilities.
The Parliamentary Commissioner for the Environment Simon Upton will launch this year’s Tourism Policy School.
Auckland’s Sky Tower will light up purple tonight for this year’s International Women’s Day in support of diversity and inclusion in New Zealand.
The Government will announce at 4pm today whether alert level 3 restrictions in Auckland and alert level 2 in the rest of New Zealand will be lifted on Sunday.
The government’s Consumer Travel Reimbursement Scheme has returned more than $300m to New Zealanders who had overseas travel cancelled due to Covid-19.
The Ministry of Health will roll out saliva swabbing for asymptomatic surveillance testing of border workers for Covid-19.
The Department of Conservation and Air New Zealand have given Milford Track’s resident pāteke or brown teal duck a boost.
The Department of Conservation has started construction of new boardwalks across the Pouakai Tarns and the Ahukawakawa wetland as part of its Taranaki Crossing project.
Ōtautahi Pride Festival will go ahead with some events cancelled or postponed due to current Covid alert levels.
Businesses affected by the latest rise in Covid-19 alert levels can apply for the government’s reactivated wage subsidy from today, Thursday 4 March.
KiwiRail’s Northern Explorer has opened bookings for its first dedicated pride train service.
The third shipment of Pfizer’s Covid vaccines has arrived in NZ and border worker families and household contacts are next in line to be vaccinated next week.
More than 23 jobs will be created in Central Otago following a $1.28m investment from the Government’s Jobs for Nature programme.
The Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment says it will increase managed isolation and quarantine fees from 25 March for temporary entry visa holders.
The value of building consents issued for hotels, motels and other short term accommodation in January 2021 was $9m, down 25% for the same month in 2019, according to Stats NZ.
The 2021 Women’s Rugby World Cup appears likely to be postponed until next year due to the ongoing pandemic.
Wellington regional councillors have called for Wellington Airport’s expansion plans to support the region’s climate goals.
Spending on international sea and air transportation services has risen steadily from the Covid-affected low in the June 2020 quarter, says Stats NZ.
New Wānaka-based business Forage & Feast aims to showcase Central Otago’s locally cultivated food and chefs through an “immersive culinary adventure”.
Budget Car Rentals has created a list of its top eight ‘unusual’ public toilets while road tripping around New Zealand.
Waiheke Island’s Carey Bay is for sale with the development potential of a golf course, resort, or an eco-tourism venture, says property agent Bayleys.
Tourism Talent has launched a new free programme to support tourism and hospitality professionals or graduates who have had their employment disrupted by Covid-19.
Tourism Industry Aotearoa chief executive Chris Roberts has been selected as one of 13 New Zealand and Australian Association Influencers in 2020.
Napier’s Scenic Te Pania Hotel has reopened after flooding last year caused extensive damage to the building.
Port of Tauranga saw ship visits decline by 15.3% to 661 for the six months to December 2020.
Tourism House in Napier is up for sale.
The Department of Conservation’s partnership with NIWA officially launches its new weather forecasting service today.
The Government must provide targeted support for struggling Fiordland and Glacier Country operators, says the National Party.
Kāpiti Coast District Councillors have voted seven to four to proceed with the Kāpiti Gateway visitor centre.
Whakatāne has launched a new tongue-in-cheek “sunniest place in the world” campaign.
Air New Zealand has flown more than 700 workers from Samoa for the Recognised Seasonal Employer (RSE) programme.
Snow Machine festival has sold out its inaugural festival in Queenstown.
Timaru’s Aigantighe Art Gallery is exhibiting its most popular works from its permanent collection of 1,800 pieces.
Northland Inc has partnered with Auckland Unlimited to deliver a campaign through AA promoting travel to the two regions.
Event Hospitality & Entertainment has opened its Rydges Formosa Golf Resort in Auckland.
Seismic mapping of the bed of Lake Wānaka has provided further evidence of a likely active fault at the popular destination.
A new event to support Southland’s hospitality and accommodation sector and boost the region’s reputation as a food and beverage destination will run from 1 April to 16 May 2021.
The Department of Conservation has reopened the popular Mount William Walkway after closing it in November.
Waka Kotahi NZ Transport Agency will close a main arterial route to Auckland Airport for safety improvements and road widening.
Almost 500 international pilot students have been waiting to get to New Zealand since March 2020, according to a survey by Aviation NZ.
Around 40 border workers at Christchurch Airport have received their first dose of the Covid-19 Pfizer/BioNTech vaccine – the first to do so in the South Island.
The Civil Aviation Authority will temporarily ban Boeing 777’s equipped with a Pratt and Whitney 4000 series engine from entering New Zealand skies.