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Watch: SKYCITY’s $360m Australian casino expansion
22 May 2018  

Watch: SKYCITY’s $360m Australian casino expansion

SKYCITY Entertainment Group has appointed Hansen Yuncken the main contractor on its A$330m (NZ$360m) Adelaide Casino expansion project.


Watch: Video selfies sought for $5K Māori scholarship
21 May 2018  

Watch: Video selfies sought for $5K Māori scholarship

Haka Tourism Group is calling for video selfies from prospective employees keen to apply for its $5000 Māori tour manager scholarship.


Bret McKenzie, the Muppets, Wellington and… Kiwi pies?
17 May 2018  

Bret McKenzie, the Muppets, Wellington and… Kiwi pies?

The latest promo from WellingtonNZ starring Flight of the Conchords star Bret McKenzie.


A new plan for Auckland as ATEED pushes into DM
14 May 2018  

A new plan for Auckland as ATEED pushes into DM

Auckland Tourism, Events & Economic Development will play a bigger part in the management of its visitor economy as it seeks to ensure industry growth across the region is sustainable.


Survey reveals massive meltback in NZ glaciers
11 May 2018  

Survey reveals massive meltback in NZ glaciers

Researchers are painstakingly piecing together thousands of photographs of New Zealand’s Southern Alps to tell a story about our shrinking glaciers.


Bungy NZ marks 30 years with ‘Live More. Fear Less’
9 May 2018  

Bungy NZ marks 30 years with ‘Live More. Fear Less’

AJ Hackett Bungy NZ has marked the company’s 30th year with its #LiveMoreFearLess campaign.


Dunedin pitches for autumn visitors
6 May 2018  

Dunedin pitches for autumn visitors

Yes, it’s all about Dunners this week but “autumnal wonderland” – really? Steady on, Dunedin, steady on. 


Watch: Waterfall Park plan for Queenstown unveiled
24 Apr 2018  

Watch: Waterfall Park plan for Queenstown unveiled

A new luxury hotel and wellness retreat looking to tap into the meetings and events market has been proposed for a site next to Queenstown’s Millbrook Resort.


Watch: Hobbiton goes greener with new sustainability initiative
23 Apr 2018  

Watch: Hobbiton goes greener with new sustainability initiative

Matamata’s Hobbiton Movie set has launched a new sustainability initiative to coincide with yesterday’s Earth Day.


Antarctic dance film highlights Christchurch’s gateway status
23 Apr 2018  

Antarctic dance film highlights Christchurch’s gateway status

The penguin-populated ice desert of Antarctica is the backdrop for the first ever dance film to be staged on the world’s last great wilderness.


Watch: Christchurch’s “green spine” from city to sea
13 Apr 2018  

Watch: Christchurch’s “green spine” from city to sea

A green spine extending from the city to sea is poised to set Christchurch apart as a place that is prepared to explore new ways of living with nature – from adaptive housing to sustainable urban agriculture.


Who says Wellington’s a drag? $390K domestic diversity campaign launches
29 Mar 2018  

Who says Wellington’s a drag? $390K domestic diversity campaign launches

Drag queens, skateboarders and a comic give Wellington’s new $390,000 winter campaign launching today a diverse sub-cultural edge.


’20 by 2020′: SKYCITY workers’ 21% pay rise over three years
27 Mar 2018  

’20 by 2020′: SKYCITY workers’ 21% pay rise over three years

SKYCITY Entertainment Group says it will boost the wages of its lowest paid workers in New Zealand by 21% to at least $20 per hour by 2020.


TNZ launches first collaborative ‘ski NZ’ drive with $900K campaign
22 Mar 2018  

TNZ launches first collaborative ‘ski NZ’ drive with $900K campaign

Tourism New Zealand has launched its first collaborative ‘ski New Zealand’ campaign with a $900,000 effort to lure Australians to the country’s top three ski regions.


NZSki launches Find you Freedom
22 Mar 2018  

NZSki launches Find you Freedom

Find your Freedom, a new brand campaign for The Remarkables ski field in Queenstown, has been launched with their pre-season video featuring long-time Head of Ski Patrol Michel Lepage as the front man.


Premier athletics to return to Christchurch
19 Mar 2018  

Premier athletics to return to Christchurch

World Champion shot putter Tom Walsh has an exciting message for Christchurch – premier athletics is returning to our city with the New Zealand Track and Field Championships confirmed for 2019 and 2020.


Self-piloted electric air taxi ‘Cora’ revealed in Canterbury
13 Mar 2018  

Self-piloted electric air taxi ‘Cora’ revealed in Canterbury

A self-piloted electric air taxi is being tested in Christchurch and hopes to be the first viable craft of its kind in commercial operation.


DOC: Introducing the new Royal cam albatross family
8 Mar 2018   /

DOC: Introducing the new Royal cam albatross family

A new albatross family is centre stage on the Royal cam at Pukekura/Taiaroa Head on Otago Peninsula.


Air NZ’s latest safety video
1 Mar 2018  

Air NZ’s latest safety video

Air New Zealand has launched its latest safety video filmed mainly at Antarctica and starring American actor Adrian Grenier.


Northland, Gisborne, West Coast tourism among first to benefit from $1bn PGF
23 Feb 2018   / / /

Northland, Gisborne, West Coast tourism among first to benefit from $1bn PGF

Tourism in Northland, Tairāwhiti-East Coast, Hawke’s Bay, Manawatū-Whanganui and the West Coast will be among the first beneficiaries of the first deployment from the $1bn Provincial Growth Fund.


New Zealand on show in Indonesia
15 Feb 2018  

New Zealand on show in Indonesia

Seven episodes featuring multiple New Zealand locations have aired on a popular Indonesian travel show to an average audience of 1.6 million.


TNZ kicks off $750K winter holiday drive
13 Feb 2018  

TNZ kicks off $750K winter holiday drive

Tourism New Zealand has kicked off its 2018 winter campaigning with a $750,000 drive to attract Australians to the North Island.


TNZ targets Millennials in $28k Contiki tie-up
8 Feb 2018   /

TNZ targets Millennials in $28k Contiki tie-up

Tourism New Zealand has teamed up with youth travel company Contiki to launch a campaign targeting millennial travellers.


Baby penguins off to swimming start
6 Feb 2018  

Baby penguins off to swimming start

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.


Starring role for NZ operator in latest Qantas safety video
2 Feb 2018   /

Starring role for NZ operator in latest Qantas safety video

Qantas has released its latest safety video and one iconic New Zealand operator gets a starring a role.


TNZ ramps autumn drive with new $500K Aussie campaign
31 Jan 2018   / / /

TNZ ramps autumn drive with new $500K Aussie campaign

A new $500,000 campaign that aims to increase Australian visitors to New Zealand in the autumn is set to launch next week.


Award winning eco-adventure product comes to NZ
31 Jan 2018  

Award winning eco-adventure product comes to NZ

A new ecotourism and soft nature adventure attraction is coming to New Zealand, with the first Fly-Line operation expected to open next summer.


Rotorua’s geothermal wonders wow Filipinos
31 Jan 2018  

Rotorua’s geothermal wonders wow Filipinos

More than 1.5 million Filipinos tuned in to watch a recent episode of a popular television programme showcasing Māori culture and Rotorua’s geothermal wonders.


Queenstown Airport marks two millionth passenger
21 Dec 2017   /

Queenstown Airport marks two millionth passenger

Queenstown Airport has welcomed its two millionth passenger this year in what it says is a “major milestone”.


Pou unveiled at Te Puia l NZMACI site
21 Dec 2017  

Pou unveiled at Te Puia l NZMACI site

NZMACI tumu whakairo (head of school), Arekatera Maihi says it is the first time the three main carving styles of this area have been officially acknowledged in one place.


Air NZ has come second in EW’s best holiday commercials of 2017. Here’s number one
20 Dec 2017  

Air NZ has come second in EW’s best holiday commercials of 2017. Here’s number one

Air New Zealand’s ‘A Very Merry Mistake’ Christmas video has taken out the number two spot on Entertainment Weekly’s list of 2017’s best holiday commercials from around the world.


Air NZ behind the scenes: Sam Neill and Bryan Brown on ‘fush and chups’, birdsong and pavs
19 Dec 2017  

Air NZ behind the scenes: Sam Neill and Bryan Brown on ‘fush and chups’, birdsong and pavs

Actors Sam Neill and Bryan Brown have reunited on-screen as the distinctive voices behind the latest instalment of Air New Zealand’s Better Way to Fly campaign.


Two years in two minutes: Memorial Avenue airport bridge
28 Nov 2017  

Two years in two minutes: Memorial Avenue airport bridge

New time-lapse footage released today by the NZ Transport Agency shows the dramatic transformation of one of Christchurch’s busiest intersections, the new Memorial Avenue Gateway Bridge.


Air NZ starts exploring blockchain applications
24 Nov 2017   /

Air NZ starts exploring blockchain applications

Air New Zealand has partnered with Swiss travel start-up Winding Tree to explore applications based on blockchain technology.


ZEALANDIA – Only a Beginning
23 Nov 2017  

ZEALANDIA – Only a Beginning

Wellington’s wildlife sanctuary, ZEALANDIA, has put together a new promotional video to show visitors why they are bringing native wildlife back to a special valley.


New hotel, rooftop park, and upgraded cruise berths planned for Auckland
2 Nov 2017  

New hotel, rooftop park, and upgraded cruise berths planned for Auckland

Ports of Auckland wants to build a new hotel, a rooftop public park and upgrade its cruise berths on its waterfront site, according to a draft 30-year master plan released today.


Video: Thirty years of KiwiRail’s TranzAlpine celebrated
2 Nov 2017   /

Video: Thirty years of KiwiRail’s TranzAlpine celebrated

One of New Zealand’s most beloved tourism experiences, KiwiRail’s iconic TranzAlpine train journey, has marked 30 years of operation with celebrations in Christchurch and Greymouth.


SkyCity: NZICC on track despite timetable slip
24 Oct 2017  

SkyCity: NZICC on track despite timetable slip

SkyCity has a new board chairman and the company says it remains comfortable with the timetable and budget for the completion of the New Zealand International Convention Centre.  


Watch: Lydia Ko showcases international golf campaign
16 Oct 2017  

Watch: Lydia Ko showcases international golf campaign

Avid golfers are being targeted by a campaign showcasing what the sport has to offer in New Zealand.


Māori tourism operators showcased in new promo
6 Oct 2017  

Māori tourism operators showcased in new promo

Māori tourism operators have been showcased in Auckland Tourism, Events and Economic Development’s (ATEED) latest video promotion of the region. 


Mt Hutt opens highest spa pool in the country
6 Oct 2017   /

Mt Hutt opens highest spa pool in the country

Not only officially New Zealand’s best ski resort two years in a row, plus the best snowfall at a Kiwi ski field this year but now also the highest altitude spa pool in the country.


Air NZ plugs in, brews fair trade and recycles cups, snacks
5 Oct 2017  

Air NZ plugs in, brews fair trade and recycles cups, snacks

Air New Zealand has signalled its commitment to sustainability with a number of initiatives to reduce waste and emissions. 


Lydia Ko shares her favourite Auckland fairways
3 Oct 2017  

Lydia Ko shares her favourite Auckland fairways

Ahead of the McKayson NZ Women’s Open in Auckland, Ko spent time with Tourism New Zealand and ATEED, zooming in on her favourite fairways in Auckland


The Royalcam star has fledged!
29 Sep 2017  

The Royalcam star has fledged!

Tūmanako, the northern royal albatross/toroa and star of ‘Royal Cam’, has left Pukekura/Taiaroa Head near Dunedin, to start a new life at sea.


Ngāi Tahu Tourism scholarship opens
11 Sep 2017   / /

Ngāi Tahu Tourism scholarship opens

Ngāi Tahu Tourism is looking for Ngāi Tahu students to apply for its Te Pia Tāpoi scholarship.


Rugby legend inspires Aucklanders to love their weekend
4 Sep 2017  

Rugby legend inspires Aucklanders to love their weekend

Sir John Kirwan is playing a starring role in a new campaign encouraging Aucklanders to get out and explore the Auckland region on their weekends.


Air NZ draws giant heart in the sky for Koru Care
4 Sep 2017  

Air NZ draws giant heart in the sky for Koru Care

Air New Zealand has operated a special Koru Care Dreamliner flight – taking kids on a mystery journey that drew a 440 km long and 483 km wide heart shape across New Zealand.


UNWTO launches ‘Travel.Enjoy.Respect’ campaign
24 Aug 2017   /

UNWTO launches ‘Travel.Enjoy.Respect’ campaign

The ‘Travel.Enjoy.Respect’ campaign wants to engage tourists in making the sector a catalyst for positive change. 


Air NZ, CommBank explore the future with social robots
23 Aug 2017  

Air NZ, CommBank explore the future with social robots

Air New Zealand customers at Sydney Airport will get to experience the role robots may play in future travel journeys this week.


Spirit of winter captured in Great Lake Taupō video series
24 Jul 2017  

Spirit of winter captured in Great Lake Taupō video series

An ‘insider’s tips’ video series inspiring New Zealanders and tourists alike to visit the Great Lake Taupō region for a winter ski holiday has been launched by Destination Great Lake Taupō.


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