Hawke’s Bay Regional Council will spend the next three days hearing and considering submissions to its draft Long Term Plan, called Facing our Future 2018-28.
PRESS RELEASE: Wellington Airport A major milestone for Wellington Airport’s new multi-level car park and transport hub has been achieved with the last panels on the exterior cladding of the MORE »
Leading business event organisers from around the world are heading to New Zealand’s largest business tourism trade exhibition in Auckland next week, on 30 and 31 May.
The Hastings District Council is working with stakeholders to review the options presented by Craggy Range Winery at a meeting held with stakeholders on Monday 7 May, as well as other ideas presented by the community.
Stats NZ has launched an interactive map that allows users to explore patterns of retail spending around the country.
The New Zealand Conservation Authority approved amendments to the Tongariro National Park Management Plan which will allow for mountain biking at its most recent meeting in Wellington on 23 April.
Natural snow, cold temperatures and “heaps more fire power” are getting Mt Hutt, Coronet Peak and The Remarkables ready for the ski season.
Haka Educational Tours has been named a finalist in the 2018 Air New Zealand Cargo ExportNZ Awards for business from the Auckland and Waikato regions.
Benchmark beating growth in domestic visitor nights spent in Rotorua’s commercial accommodation for the month of March 2018 points to Rotorua being a favourite place for Kiwis to enjoy over the Easter break.
Christchurch’s excellent conferencing facilities and its exciting and evolving central city will be in the spotlight this month.
Bluebridge Cook Strait Ferries has been recognised for its outstanding business practices, earning the country’s highest accolade for tourism operators, a Gold Sustainable Tourism Business Award rating from Qualmark.
With a cumulative count of 636 million foreign arrivals into the region in 2017, Asia Pacific sets a new record.
Skeleton horses and killer bunnies may not be traditional learning tools, but a new mod for the computer game Minecraft is using them to teach important lessons about earthquake safety.
Te Awahou Nieuwe Stroom won the sole award for public architecture at the New Zealand Institute of Architects Western Architecture Awards on Friday night.
Coromandel’s tourism industry continues to expand as we attract greater numbers of international tourists to our district.
A mural representing the connection between local hapū has been unveiled within the Hairini Link project in Tauranga.
The building was commissioned by property owner Redson Corporation Holdings Limited for its tourism business Aotea Gifts.
Singapore Airlines today announced it will deploy one of its A350-900 aircraft to New Zealand for the first time.
Local Government Minister Nanaia Mahuta has announced the Government will hold a Productivity Commission inquiry into local government funding.
After a rigorous process, ChristchurchNZ is excited to announce that Strut & Fret Production House has been awarded the contract to deliver the enhanced and reshaped Buskers Festival.
Mt Ruapehu has appointed two staff into key roles in time for the upcoming ski season.
A new zoo standard signed off by the Environmental Protection Authority will help zoos prevent animals from escaping into the wider environment, or pose a risk to people.
Eight expert judging panels have selected the 26 finalists who will contend for top honours at the 2018 ServiceIQ New Zealand Museum Awards.
KiwiRail’s Interislander ferry Kaiarahi heads across to Nelson at the end of this week, marking the start of an annual maintenance and inspection programme for all three ferries.
Tourism New Zealand and Air New Zealand have re-committed to their marketing partnership worth up to $20 million annually to promote New Zealand offshore.
As New Zealand’s largest tourism industry conference takes place in Dunedin this week, new analysis by business software provider MYOB points to the increasing importance of technology for the country’s largest foreign exchange earner.
This year’s annual Cruise-for-a-Cause recipients, the KidsCan Charitable Trust and Wanaka Search & Rescue are both off to swift start with their fundraising efforts.
SKYCITY Entertainment Group has unveiled its Horizon Hotel being built alongside the New Zealand International Convention Centre in Auckland.
A thriving hospitality scene, brand new retail precincts and booming hotel sector are proving a hit with visitors to the South Island’s largest city.
Te Papa and WREDA have joined forces for New Zealand Sign Language Week to give 36 hearing-impaired Wellingtonians a free behind the scenes tour of the national museum’s back-of-house collections.
KiwiRail is celebrating a record tourism season fuelled by growing visitor numbers to New Zealand and a global rail renaissance.
Invercargill Airport will be the first airport in New Zealand to have its air traffic control tower replaced with a digital system operated from a remote location.
In a first for New Zealand, DunedinNZ has launched its own Spotify channel as a new city marketing and branding tactic to highlight Dunedin’s identity as a vibrant music city.
DOC has confirmed a colony of the small, honey-coloured ants has been discovered at Paraparaumu Beach.
Ports of Auckland and Ngāti Whātua Ōrākei today unveiled Te Toka o Apihai Te Kawau, a commemorative memorial of the founding of Tāmaki Makaurau (Auckland).
Tourism marketing experts ReserveGroup have evolved their business to Blue Ocean Marketing occupying a new space in the market where they are “more than strategy, more than execution”.
Work has begun on the exciting redevelopment of Otumuheke Stream area in Spa Thermal Park, Taupo.
Tourism Industry Aotearoa is enthusiastically supporting Waitaki District Council’s proposal to seek UNESCO recognition for its heritage buildings and unique geological treasures.
Queenstown and Wanaka business, tourism and council leaders have agreed to adopt a unified approach to regional issues during a “ground-breaking” meeting this week.
Singapore Airlines begins its Wellington to Asia via Melbourne service today with four flights per week on the route.
Heritage Christchurch, Designer Cottages B&B, Hackthorne Gardens Luxury Accommodation and Sign of the Kiwi are the tourism finalists in the Canterbury Heritage Awards.
Tranzit’s Hammonds Wellington Tours has acquired Wairarapa’s Country Village Heaven Greytown Tours. Country Village Heaven was established in September last year to bring visitors to Greytown from Wellington on a MORE »
The Timber Trail Lodge in King Country’s Pureora Forest Park has been awarded a Qualmark Silver Sustainable Tourism Business accreditation, with a 5 Star grading for its accommodation offering.
Owen River Lodge in Murchison has attained Qualmark’s Luxury Lodge certification and a Gold Sustainable Tourism Business Award.
PRESS RELEASE: Tourism Industry Aotearoa Tourism businesses around New Zealand are being invited to discuss the big challenges and opportunities facing them and their regions at a series of events MORE »
The tihi (summit) of Maungakiekie / One Tree Hill will permanently close to all motor vehicles, including motorbikes and scooters from late next week.
Dunedin City Council is seeking feedback from employees, retailers and the public after Easter Sunday trading was allowed for the first time in the city this year.
Wellington nature attractions ZEALANDIA and Wellington Zoo are opening their doors to locals this weekend for a $2 donation per person. The proceeds from the donations will go towards ZEALANDIA’s MORE »
State Highway 1 through Kaikōura between Picton and Christchurch will re-open for night-time travel from today.
A new WREDA-commissioned report shows Wellington is missing out on large performances, family and sport events because it doesn’t have the right-sized venue.
22 May 2018 Hobbiton-themed Magic match dress unveiled
22 May 2018 Minchington on the move from ServiceIQ