SKYCITY Entertainment Group has appointed Hansen Yuncken the main contractor on its A$330m (NZ$360m) Adelaide Casino expansion project.
The most engaging, visionary, resourceful and innovative exhibitions, programmes and museum projects were celebrated yesterday evening with a gala at event at Christchurch Art Gallery.
Repatriation, innovation, and virtual reality will be among the issues that come up for debate at museums’ national conference in Christchurch.
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.
Former Glacier Southern Lakes Helicopters general manager Matt Wong has been appointed to manage a new Queenstown adrenalin experience, iFLY Indoor Skydiving.
Rangatira Investments, the owner of Auckland’s Rainbow’s End and Rotorua’s Polynesian Spa, has appointed Mark Dossor its new chief executive.
As part of Te Papa’s renewal of its permanent exhibitions, the natural history spaces on Level 2 of the national museum will close after Easter for redevelopment.
In a first of its kind commercial relationship for professional Netball in New Zealand, Netball Waikato Bay of Plenty have partnered with world famous Hobbiton Movie Set.
The Christchurch Adventure Park has been recognised as among the most safe and sustainable tourism businesses in the country.
The new $8.4 million art gallery spans two levels of the museum and is part of a major renewal of all Te Papa’s exhibition spaces.
Earth & Sky and Ngāi Tahu Tourism have revealed concept images for their $10m Astronomy Centre joint venture at Lake Tekapo.
The Railway Station could be used as a tourism and community hub where the i-SITE and proposed community museum would be.
Canterbury Museum and its special exhibition Quake City (above) have had another record summer with 276,061 visitors during the last three months.
Australian operator Ardent Leisure expects to return to profitably in the second half of its 2018 financial year as it continues to recover from the Dreamworld theme park tragedy.
New Zealand’s largest mainland sanctuary for native wildlife has been granted $1.4 million over four years by Waikato Regional Council.
The panel unanimously agreed to recommend that a long-term lease over the Lakeview recreation reserve be granted.
The Dunedin Botanic Garden has proved it’s one of the country’s top garden experiences, once again being awarded a six star status from the New Zealand Gardens Trust.
Russell, the tiny tourist town in the Bay of Islands has always prided itself on its links with its past.
After a dawn ceremony and huge anticipation, at midday on February 14, 1998, yachtsman Sir Peter Blake led two children through the doors of Te Papa Tongarewa The Museum of New Zealand, on Wellington’s waterfront.
Luxury hot pools and spa attraction The Lost Spring has appointed Alanna Kline its new chief executive.
The newest additions to the sub-Antarctic penguin family at Sea Life Kelly Tarlton’s Auckland are off to a swimmingly good start to life as they made a splash in their first aquatic lessons.
A large expansion and redevelopment project has officially started at the Classic Motorcycle Mecca in Invercargill.
After nearly 20 years Agroventures Adventure Park is changing its name to Velocity Valley.
The All Blacks Experience will open at SKYCITY in 2019 and provide visitors with a state-of-the-art, interactive experience that will showcase the All Blacks and NZ’s other national rugby teams.
InterContinental Wellington and Weta Studio Tours are excited to launch an exciting partnership.
Rocket Lab has scrubbed its planned launch today citing orbital traffic and weather factors for the postponement.
Marketer Anne Newman has taken the helm of the Christchurch Adventure Park which re-opened this week after the Port Hills fire saw it closed for 10 months.
Skyline Enterprises is in talks to develop two new international luge attractions – including its first in Europe.
Waimangu Volcanic Valley is gearing up for growth with the appointment former Skyline Rotorua manager David Blackmore as general manager.
Ahuriri’s iconic National Tobacco Company building, which closed last year for maintenance and redevelopment, is open for business.
All three of the Larnach Castle Qualmark assessed products meet the Gold Sustainable tourism business criteria.
Karen Crabb, the current retail director of beverage company Lion, has been appointed chief executive of Auckland’s Rainbow’s End and begins the role in February.
Wellington Zoo’s resident chimpanzees will be seeing an update to their habitat in 2018 thanks to a new project supported with funding from Pub Charity Limited and Wellington City Council.
Rangatira Investments has named beverage company Lion’s retail director, Karen Crabb, the new chief executive of Rainbow’s End.
The Wellington Zipline Adventures (WZA) proposal includes four pairs of ziplines, which would zig-zag down the valley, with wooden take-off and landing decks at each end.
Ngāi Tahu Tourism’s proposed hot pool and day spa development in Queenstown has taken another step closer to becoming a reality after the council opened public consultation on the scheme.
Sea Life Kelly Tarlton’s Auckland, has announced that from 11 December, New Zealanders can experience the country’s first interactive turtle rehabilitation experience, Turtle Rescue.
Eight entrepreneurial teams from Te Papa’s Mahuki technology incubator unveiled business propositions which provide digital solutions to challenges faced by cultural organisations worldwide.
Skyline Queenstown celebrates 50 years of operation today and will be hosting a local’s day and exhibition of memorabilia over the weekend.
Competing against top theme parks worldwide NZ based theme park Rainbow’s End was thrilled to come away with a major award at the Brass Rings 2017 International Association of Amusement Parks and Attractions ( IAAPA ) awards.
MOTAT’s focus on using past, present and future Kiwi technology, innovation and heritage to inspire its audience has seen it win a prestigious award.
New Plymouth’s Len Lye Centre has pumped $7.4m into the district and brought more than 17,000 visitors to the region in 2016, according to a new report.
Foxton’s much anticipated tourism and community services centre, Te Awahou Nieuwe Stroom, is set to open its doors on Saturday 18 November 2017.
Skyline Queenstown is set to host two community events to celebrate its 50th anniversary this month.
An interactive new website for AJ Hackett Bungy New Zealand captures the excitement, thrill and attitude of an iconic Kiwi experience – Bungy jumping – through a new-look design featuring animation, video, and engaging imagery.
World-leading Kiwi adventure tourism pioneer AJ Hackett has opened a major tourism venture in Singapore’s Sentosa Island.
Whanganui District Council has thrown its weight behind a proposed $34.9m re-development of the historic Sarjeant Gallery to help secure $16m of government funding.
The New Zealand rugby league team have assisted one of Christchurch’s newest visitor attractions re-open after last year’s devastating Port Hill fires.
A band of conifer trees on either side of the Skyline gondola above downtown Queenstown will soon be cleared to avoid creating a health and safety threat to the aerial cableway.
The iconic Rainbow from Rainbow’s End has a new home, and now the brightly coloured landmark is ready to welcome people to Waihi and possibly make the dreams they dare to dream come true!
22 May 2018 Hobbiton-themed Magic match dress unveiled
22 May 2018 Minchington on the move from ServiceIQ