Northland Inc has partnered with Auckland Unlimited to deliver a campaign through AA promoting travel to the two regions.
Northland Inc has launched a new survey to collate local visitor industry data.
More than half of Kiwis, 55%, have never visited the ‘birthplace of the nation’, Waitangi Treaty Grounds, according to new research.
Enhanced health measures to mitigate Covid-19 risks will be in place at the annual Waitangi festival at the Treaty Grounds this week.
Events included workshops on Te Tiriti and whānau-oriented marae days to performance and children’s activities.
Northland Inc’s tourism team says it will help “turn around the message” for operators following the new Covid case.
A long-awaited formal management plan Northland’s iconic Te Oneroa-a-Tōhe/Ninety Mile Beach formally comes into effect today, Monday, 25 January 2021.
The Northland attraction closes for most of the week following a visit by a Covid-19 case.
Tourist operations The Kauri Museum and White Rock Gallery are among the 31 businesses visited.
The update and re-release of the map coincided with the opening of Northland’s newest tourism attraction, the $9.6m Manea Footprints of Kupe.
The Manea Footprints of Kupe, an interactive cultural, heritage, tourism and education centre, has opened in Opononi in the Hokianga.
Auckland Unlimited’s Study Auckland and Northland Inc have launched a new one-stop tourism website to help international students explore the northern regions.
The sculpture would make a lasting contribution to Whangarei’s tourism and education landscape.
The Government’s Provincial Growth Fund is providing $527,250 to replace the freshwater system at the Matauri Bay Holiday Park.
Northland’s current infrastructure project pipeline will bring massive benefits to the region, says Employers and Manufacturers Association chief executive Brett O’Riley.
The Department of Conservation will close public access to Tāne Mahuta, in Waipoua Forest, from Monday 16 November to Thursday 19 November 2020.
Nelson Airport’s terminal has won the Sir Miles Warren Award for Commercial Architecture at the New Zealand Architecture Awards.
Northland Inc GM Tania Burt says the film will lift the region’s profile.
Northland Inc has released a new campaign showcasing bucket list activities of Northland to encourage Auckland-based students to explore the region.
Northland Inc, Te Au Mārie Trust, Te Hiringa Trust and Te Puni Kōkiri have partnered to facilitate the development of a Northland Destination Management Plan for the region.
The Bay of Islands’ R. Tucker Thompson schooner is offering a new 3-day, 2-night Bay of Islands Discovery Voyage as it adjusts to the new tourism landscape.
People have until next Friday 9 October to submit feedback on the draft management plan for Te Oneroa-a-Tōhe/Ninety Mile Beach.
The first glimpse of Whangârei’s Hundertwasser Art Centre with Wairau Mâori Art Gallery has been revealed, more than two years since work began.
The Government will inject nearly $30m from the Provincial Growth Fund into 11 projects across the Northland region.
Northland Inc has signed a memorandum of understanding with Te Au Mārie Sestercentennial Trust, Te Puni Kōkiri, and Te Hiringa Trust and Business Promotions.
The Hullabaloo Children’s Arts Festival will take place in Northland this October, and feature several New Zealand family entertainers.
Waitangi Treaty Grounds is running a number of events from the 14-21 September celebrating Te Wiki o Te Reo Māori, Māori Language Week.
The Government will invest $8.5m to restore a historic reserve at Ruapekapeka Pā in the Far North.
The initiative runs for 12 months and is promoted by Eat New Zealand, a not-for-profit collective, promoting New Zealand’s food stories and its people to the world.
The regional trust will work closely with Te Araroa Trust to enhance the 450km section of the trail that passes through the Northland region.
Popular holiday destination Mangonui has been granted $6.5m for improvements.
The revamp includes a marine education zone, commercial buildings, and bus terminus.
Study Northland, the international education arm of Northland Inc., was set up in 2018 to strengthen and support international education throughout New Zealand.
The new shared path will connect Ahipara, Kaitaia, 90 Mile Beach and Cape Reinga.
School holiday numbers to Waitangi Treaty Grounds increased by 72% compared to 2019, following the launch of a new domestic campaign on 19 June.
Carino Wildlife Cruises has been recognised as a responsible whale and dolphin watching operator by the World Cetacean Alliance.
Northland tourism receives another boost with more money for Whangārei’s Hihiaua Cultural Centre.
Savour! NORTHLAND FEAST 2020 is a new food and beverage event designed to showcase the region’s food and beverage offering.
Rotorua will receive just over $2m in additional funding from the Provincial Growth Fund as part of a raft of new announcements from the Government last week.
The campaign would initially target potential visitors in the Northland and Auckland market
The new money takes the total invested from the fund into the $33.2m Whangarei project to $18.4m.
The first regional transport projects of the $12bn New Zealand Upgrade Programme are underway.
Waitangi Treaty Grounds has developed new virtual visits for schools that are not able to visit Waitangi.
Fullers GreatSights will restart its Hole in the Rock cruises in the Bay of Islands this long weekend.
The Far North District Council will launch a dedicated Facebook page called Far North Escapes to encourage New Zealanders to visit the region while Covid-19 restrictions continue to ease.
The historic attraction was going to shut its doors to the public had it not secured Government help in what was the historic site’s first injection of public money into operational funding since it was established in 1932.
Northland’s new Manea Footprints of Kupe centre is set to include a memorial to the SS Ventnor and those who were lost when it sank off the Hokianga coast in 1902 after securing a $100,000 investment from the Provincial Growth Fund.
Queenstown has been named the destination most New Zealanders would like to visit once travel restrictions due to Covid-19 are lifted.
Northland host families have opened their homes to international students as they sit out the Covid-19 lockdown.
Air New Zealand has partnered with the Bay of Islands Marketing Group and Northland Inc. on a campaign to attract visitors to the region.