An increase in income from Wellington Airport has helped majority owner Infratil report EBITDA of $552.4m for the year to March, up 6.3% on the previous period.
The latest promo from WellingtonNZ starring Flight of the Conchords star Bret McKenzie.
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.
A new tourism hub to house the country’s industry associations is being sought after they were told they might not be able to return to their Wellington headquarters for up to a year.
DOC has confirmed a colony of the small, honey-coloured ants has been discovered at Paraparaumu Beach.
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 »
Drag queens, skateboarders and a comic give Wellington’s new $390,000 winter campaign launching today a diverse sub-cultural edge.
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.
A trial using satellite navigation technology to improve flight paths, reduce noise and improve the environment will commence in Wellington from September.
Kāpiti Coast District Council chief executive Wayne Maxwell says the Council is solutions focussed and taking action, following the announcement by Air New Zealand to suspend flights between the Kāpiti Coast and Auckland.
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.
Kāpiti Coast tourism operators are seeking solutions from their regional neighbors following Air New Zealand’s announced withdrawal from the region’s airport.
International Women’s Day marks the launch of the year-long Suffrage 125 commemorations.
A programme to make arts and culture available to a wider audience is part of an initiative to mark the numerous cultural milestones being celebrated in Wellington during 2018.
Kāpiti Coast District Council’s Mayor K Gurunathan will join other regional leaders, the Kāpiti Chamber of Commerce, and Air New Zealand to host an open day at Kāpiti Coast Airport.
Sounds Air have introduced an additional four flights a week from Wellington to Blenheim.
Maritime New Zealand is to launch an investigation into why tourists had to be rescued from Wellington harbour during a guided kayaking trip yesterday.
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.
Lord of the Rings characters and Waitangi Day celebrations may sound like an unlikely mix but it’s what 2.4 million viewers of Australia’s Sunshine breakfast TV show enjoyed this week.
A new $500,000 campaign that aims to increase Australian visitors to New Zealand in the autumn is set to launch next week.
Lance Walker has been appointed the new chief executive of the Wellington Regional Economic Development Agency, WREDA.
Jetstar will operate between Wellington and Queenstown three times a week from March next year, providing travellers with a choice on the route for the first time since 2013.
InterContinental Wellington and Weta Studio Tours are excited to launch an exciting partnership.
The rich Maori, European and natural heritage of Queen Elizabeth Park is now on display with the opening of Ramaroa, the brand new heritage centre at the park’s Mackays Crossing entrance.
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.
Wellington’s status as a resilient city was a drawcard for securing a conference that will bring hundreds of experts in crisis management to the city in November 2018.
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.
Eight entrepreneurial teams from Te Papa’s Mahuki technology incubator unveiled business propositions which provide digital solutions to challenges faced by cultural organisations worldwide.
Wellingtonians have a once-in-a-generation chance to shape the future of their city’s transport and need to make sure their views are known, Wellington Mayor Justin Lester says.
Tourism will feature as one of the key discussion points at next month’s New Zealand China Mayoral Forum.
Melissa Shaw has joined Sofitel Wellington as General Manager, bringing decades of experience in the luxury accommodation industry.
The 2017 award winners represent the quality recreation opportunities available in New Zealand.
Wellington Airport has reported a net loss of $1.7m for the six months to September, up from the $5m loss made for the same period last year.
Young Wellingtonians will be treated to an immersive adventure in Central Park this November, blending the virtual with the real world to help rescue NZ’s wildlife from predators.
Investment in New Zealand tourism wil be on the agenda for a delegation of mayors from China representing around 80 million people.
Virtuoso Strings, a life-changing music programme nurturing the talent of Porirua children from low-decile schools, has won the Supreme Award at the 2017 Wellington Airport Regional Community Awards.
More than 50 travel agents and travel industry representatives from around the country will head to Wellington for the premiere of La Nuit by Sofitel – the brand’s signature event.
Air New Zealand is deploying additional capacity between Auckland and Wellington over the weekend of 11-12 November to help football fans see the All Whites take on Peru in the FIFA World Cup – Intercontinental Playoff.
We’re proud supporters of the inaugural Wellington Heritage Week, which will showcase the history of the capital through events, tours, exhibitions, and behind the scenes sneak peeks from 23-29 October.
Wellington Zoo is celebrating Conservation Week 2017 this Labour weekend with a range of fun conservation-themed activities based on this year’s Conservation Week theme of ‘Love my Backyard.’
Wellington’s CentrePort made a $2.3m loss for the year to June despite its vehicles and cruise businesses up 32% and 12% respectively on the previous period.
Visitation to the Gallery has grown over the past five years and the refurbishments will further enhance the Gallery’s accessibility.
New Zealand’s newest adventure park, offering an exciting array of activities, will be built on the hills and surrounding area of Porirua’s Rangituhi / Colonial Knob.
Cuisine and culture is a big part of Wellington’s pitch as a long weekend destination, which is a growth area for Australian tourism to NZ
The Zoo is proud to have contributed staff time and commitment and nearly $390K towards local and global field conservation efforts.
The arrival today of Radiance of the Seas in Wellington marks the start of the summer cruise season in the capital which is expected to inject around $65m into the regional economy.
Wellington City Council will make Māori New Year, Matariki, a major civic festival in 2018 and will move its fireworks display from November to help celebrate it.
Kāpiti and Porirua Chambers of Commerce have begun engaging with Air New Zealand to promote flights from Paraparaumu to Auckland, to drive demand for the local air service.
To both locals’ and travellers’ delight, Wellington’s decadent Sofitel will reopen its doors in October, following a temporary hiatus.
Wellington Airport has installed a new virtual reality experience that allows people to take an interactive trip across the world from the capital.
22 May 2018 Hobbiton-themed Magic match dress unveiled