The government is contributing $5m to the future of Supercars events in New Zealand.
AirAsia X has signed on with the Auckland Marathon as the official airline partner for this year’s event.
The Beautiful Game FIFA Women’s World Cup campaign from Tourism New Zealand and Mackenzie Tourism has generated close to $20m in equivalent advertising value.
Live sport is coming to Air New Zealand’s inflight entertainment from today, in time for the Rugby World Cup, which kicks off on Saturday, 9 September.
Taupō’s selection to host the Supercars Championship will provide the region with a good opportunity to encourage visitors to stay longer and spend more, says Destination Great Lake Taupō.
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The British now have a stronger awareness of New Zealand’s cultural experiences and attractions thanks to an advertising push by Tourism New Zealand and former English international footballer Hope Powell.
Total attendance across NZ’s host cities is expected to top 700,000.
The FIFA Women’s World Cup has given the country’s major hotels a mid-winter lift with revenue per available room exceeding pre-Covid levels, according to Horwath HTL.
More than 665,000 people have attended matches at the FIFA Women’s World Cup’s four host cities, including 297,405 at Eden Park.
A sellout crowd of 24,000 people will fill FMG Stadium in Hamilton this Saturday for the Round 24 NRL Telstra Premiership match between The Warriors and Wests Tigers.
Almost a fifth of all FIFA Women’s World Cup ticket sales at Eden Park are to international visitors, according to Tātaki Auckland Unlimited.
Safer travel is the key message for around 30,000 rugby fans who are expected to converge on Dunedin for the All Blacks vs Wallabies Bledisloe Cup game on Saturday.
Close to 170,000 people have attended FIFA Women’s World Cup matches at Auckland’s Eden Park to date, according to the latest figures.
With Dunedin Stadium hosting today, the Ticker hears how the city has been preparing and hopes to benefit.
The FIFA Women’s World Cup will help the tourism sector to kick its winter goals, according to Rotorua Canopy Tours general manager Paul Button.
Operators across the host cities are reporting healthy bookings, particularly around match days.
Hotels expect a short-term boost but it is global exposure industry hopes to convert.
New Zealand’s inbounders are seeing little pickup from the FIFA Women’s World Cup, despite forecasts of tens of thousands of visitors.
Hospitality businesses can open longer for the men’s Rugby World Cup after the Sale and Supply of Alcohol (Rugby World Cup 2023 Extended Trading Hours) Amendment Bill passed its third reading.
Prime Minister Chris Hipkins says the FIFA Women’s World Cup is a big opportunity for New Zealand tourism.
The FIFA Women’s World Cup could bring more than 12,500 international travellers to and around Waikato during the tournament, according to Hamilton & Waikato Tourism.
A new Rotorua festival targeting marathon lovers aims to attract 3,000 people at its first event on 10-11 November.
The Sail Grand Prix generated $13.9m for Christchurch’s regional economy and contributed to total visitor spend of $8.1m, according to the event’s organiser.
The iconic ‘blown away’ Wellington sign at the city’s airport now features a homage to the FIFA Women’s World Cup.
More than 13,500 international anglers travelled to New Zealand during the recent trout fishing season, around 75% of pre-Covid, says Fish & Game NZ.
WellingtonNZ has launched a campaign giving United States football fans the opportunity to win travel to New Zealand to watch the FIFA World Cup game in the capital.
Tourism New Zealand has launched a $575k campaign to help attract visitors to the FIFA Women’s World Cup 2023 starting in July.
There are now fewer than six weeks left before the FIFA Women’s World Cup kicks off in New Zealand, bringing around 30,000 sporting fans to the country and an international audience of around two billion.
Licensed hospitality businesses will be able to stay open for longer during the Rugby World Cup from September.
Wellington’s Metlink public transport will offer free travel on its bus and train network for football fans travelling to FIFA Women’s World Cup 2023 games.
Thousands of athletes and sports fans will visit if the country makes a successful bid for the 2034 event.
Around 355 athletes will hit the water at Lake Karapiro near Cambridge this weekend for the 2023 NZCT Oceania & NZ Canoe Sprint Championships & Asia Pacific Cup.
The are just 100 days left until the FIFA Women’s World Cup begins, which is being hosted by New Zealand and Australia.
Coping with the visitor influx will require “a regional effort”.
Air New Zealand has formed a partnership with New Zealand Rugby to become the official airline of the Black Ferns and it has renewed its sponsorship of the All Blacks.
Fiordland and Southland are welcoming competitors for GODZONE Adventure Race, slated to begin tomorrow.
FIFA Women’s World Cup 2023 Unity Pitch is putting on a show in Kirikiriroa Hamilton this weekend as part of its tour of New Zealand and Australia.
The FIFA Women’s World Cup could generate up to $18m for the Waikato region, driven by increased spending from domestic and international visitors, according to an assessment released by Hamilton City Council.
The FIFA Women’s World Cup could generate around $60m for Auckland’s economy and about 130,000 visitor nights when it takes place in July next year, says Tātaki Auckland Unlimited.
The event will bring about 1,300 athletes, 300 coaches and 600 volunteers to the city in December 2025.
The Women’s Rugby World Cup 2021 will kick off at Auckland’s Eden Park and Whangarei’s Okara Park this weekend.
The government is investing $18.7m to support upgrades at 30 of the 32 facilities earmarked for the FIFA Women’s World Cup 2023.
The FIFA Women’s World Cup Australia & New Zealand 2023 has been classified and protected as a major event under New Zealand law between 29 September 2022 and 19 September 2023.
Millbrook Resort is investing $1m into an expansion of its golf driving range to meet increased usage and prepare for the 2023 New Zealand Open.
The date for the Brendan Foot Supersite Round the Bays in Wellington has been confirmed for 19 February 2023.
More than 400 athletes from 23 countries are expected for the annual Winter Games at Coronet Peak, beginning on Saturday.
The date has been set for the 44th Lake Taupō Cycle Challenge, which will take place on Saturday 26 November.
Queenstown Events Centre’s John Davies Oval will host two international T20 cricket matches next season.
The HSBC New Zealand Sevens will return to Hamilton’s FMG Stadium Waikato on 21-22 January, 2023.