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Events secure $400k from new $1m annual cultural fund
13 Jul 2020   /

Events secure $400k from new $1m annual cultural fund

Four popular Māori and Pasifika events are set to receive government funding of up to $100,000 apiece through the new Creative and Cultural Events Incubator fund.


Wellington unveils Matariki events calendar
13 Jul 2020  

Wellington unveils Matariki events calendar

The Māori New Year will feature both live and digital events, art, exhibitions, workshops and online activities.


Northland launches food trail event
10 Jul 2020   /

Northland launches food trail event

Savour! NORTHLAND FEAST 2020 is a new food and beverage event designed to showcase the region’s food and beverage offering.


Govt launches $10m Domestic Events Fund
2 Jul 2020   /

Govt launches $10m Domestic Events Fund

The new $10m Domestic Events Fund aims to help save jobs and protect incomes as New Zealand’s event sector recovers from the impacts of Covid-19.


APEC 2021 to be held virtually
30 Jun 2020   /

APEC 2021 to be held virtually

Auckland will miss out on thousands of visitors and millions in spending after the Govt decides to make the event virtual.


Industry to converge on Te Pae as MEETINGS 2021 confirmed
30 Jun 2020   /

Industry to converge on Te Pae as MEETINGS 2021 confirmed

More than 180 exhibitors and 400 buyers are expected at the event to be held in a year.


Queenstown launches ‘We Are Winter’ event
29 Jun 2020   /

Queenstown launches ‘We Are Winter’ event

Destination Queenstown has launched a We Are Winter celebration, a collection of events along the Queenstown waterfront including markets, food vendors, live music and a fireworks display.


New Zealand scores FIFA World Cup win
26 Jun 2020   /

New Zealand scores FIFA World Cup win

Soccer fans from around the world will be heading to NZ, which will co-host the 2023 FIFA Women’s World Cup.


Winter Games NZ branded ‘Obsidian’, 2020 dates set
26 Jun 2020   /

Winter Games NZ branded ‘Obsidian’, 2020 dates set

Winter Games NZ has branded this year’s event ‘Obsidian’ and confirmed it will be on from 10-20 August.


400+ expected in latest America’s Cup exemptions
15 Jun 2020   /

400+ expected in latest America’s Cup exemptions

Auckland mayor Phil Goff has welcomed news that the Government is granting border exemptions to two of the syndicates competing in the 36th America’s Cup.


Thousands head to opening Super Rugby clashes
12 Jun 2020   /

Thousands head to opening Super Rugby clashes

Eden Park is expecting to welcome 50,000 fans when the Super Rugby competition resumes this weekend following months of cancelled events and deserted stands.


CINZ, BECA align to boost Australasian business events
11 Jun 2020   /

CINZ, BECA align to boost Australasian business events

Conventions and Incentives New Zealand and the Business Events Council of Australia have agreed to collaborate to help boost the business events sector in both countries.


Capital events sector poised for comeback – WellingtonNZ
11 Jun 2020  

Capital events sector poised for comeback – WellingtonNZ

Wellington’s events sector is poised for a post-Covid comeback with several upcoming events and shows selling out.


94% of organisations planning a business event – survey
10 Jun 2020   /

94% of organisations planning a business event – survey

But events over the next 18 months will likely be smaller and less frequent.


Go with Tourism to sponsor operators for careers expo
10 Jun 2020   /

Go with Tourism to sponsor operators for careers expo

Go with Tourism will sponsor tourism businesses and education providers to participate in its careers expo events this August and September.


Operators “stoked” as level 1 reached
9 Jun 2020   /

Operators “stoked” as level 1 reached

The move comes as ski fields prepare to open and enables the hard-hit events sector to plan for a restriction-free recovery.


The events sector’s new ‘Covid Code’
9 Jun 2020   /

The events sector’s new ‘Covid Code’

The country’s hard-hit events sector has been working with the government on the creation of a new voluntary Covid Code.


Taupō Cycle Challenge to go ahead
9 Jun 2020   /

Taupō Cycle Challenge to go ahead

The 2020 BDO Lake Taupō Cycle Challenge will go ahead as planned on 14 November, following the Government’s level one announcement.


FIA car rally cancelled
8 Jun 2020   /

FIA car rally cancelled

Rally New Zealand organisers have confirmed that the 2020 FIA World Rally Championship event in and around Auckland in September has been cancelled.


Luxperience annual conference goes virtual
5 Jun 2020   /

Luxperience annual conference goes virtual

The virtual event would allow luxury travel businesses and tourism destinations to stay connected with key decision makers and qualified travel buyers.


Large events good to go at level 1 – PM
4 Jun 2020   /

Large events good to go at level 1 – PM

Physical separation restrictions on planes and public transport will also be lifted.


Large events get go-ahead – with conditions
29 May 2020   /

Large events get go-ahead – with conditions

The Government has given approval for multiple groups of 100 pax at a single venue.


New chair for CINZ Approved PCO Group
29 May 2020   /

New chair for CINZ Approved PCO Group

Arna Wahl Davies has been appointed chair of the Conventions and Incentives New Zealand-approved Professional Conference Organisers group.


Wings Over Wairarapa confirmed for February 2021
27 May 2020   /

Wings Over Wairarapa confirmed for February 2021

Dates for the next Wings Over Wairarapa event have been locked in, scheduled for 26-28 February 2021.


Christmas in the Park events cancelled due to Covid-19
19 May 2020  

Christmas in the Park events cancelled due to Covid-19

The Coca-Cola Christmas in the Park has been cancelled for the first time in 26 years due to the ongoing Covid-19 crisis.


Events sector gets green light for 100-pax gatherings
15 May 2020   /

Events sector gets green light for 100-pax gatherings

Clarification helps the New Zealand business events sector restart for domestic attendees, and is the first step in the right direction, according to CINZ chief executive Lisa Hopkins.


Covid-19 crisis cancels 2020 Piha surf event
20 Apr 2020   /

Covid-19 crisis cancels 2020 Piha surf event

The 2020 Corona Piha Pro Challenger Series event in Auckland has been cancelled due to the Covid-19 crisis.


Business events to play important role in tourism recovery – TNZ
16 Apr 2020   /

Business events to play important role in tourism recovery – TNZ

The business events sector will play an important role in the tourism sector’s recovery, says Tourism New Zealand.


ATEED moves to support coronavirus-hit businesses
14 Apr 2020   /

ATEED moves to support coronavirus-hit businesses

Auckland Tourism, Events and Economic Development has scaled up capacity in its Business & Innovation Advisor team as it looks to connect its members with Covid-19 business support measure.


Events industry hit by 5000 cancellations, 3400 postponements
8 Apr 2020  

Events industry hit by 5000 cancellations, 3400 postponements

More than 5000 events have been cancelled, some companies have laid off staff, and others are considering their future due to Covid-19 restrictions.


Auckland Council cancels major events
18 Mar 2020   /

Auckland Council cancels major events

Auckland Council will be cancelling a number of major events, including the Auckland International Cultural Festival and the Music and Movies in Parks series, due to coronavirus.


Industry event cancellations pour in
17 Mar 2020   /

Industry event cancellations pour in

RTNZ, Destination Queenstown, and the University of Otago are the latest to cancel or postpone industry events.


Auckland Council reviews all major events
17 Mar 2020   /

Auckland Council reviews all major events

Auckland mayor Phil Goff has met with the chairs and deputy chairs of Auckland Council’s four major committees and they agreed they would reassess large gatherings.


110k attendees to miss ASB Polyfest as event cancelled
17 Mar 2020   /

110k attendees to miss ASB Polyfest as event cancelled

The 2020 ASB Polyfest has been cancelled following meetings between the Polyfest Trust and the Auckland Regional Public Health Service.


Covid-19 downs Warbirds Over Wanaka
16 Mar 2020   /

Covid-19 downs Warbirds Over Wanaka

Warbirds Over Wanaka has been cancelled as part of the response to the Covid-19 pandemic.


Wanaka A&P set to attract 40,000 visitors
12 Mar 2020  

Wanaka A&P set to attract 40,000 visitors

Around 40,000 people are expected to attend the 2020 Wanaka A&P Show this weekend.


Women’s Cricket World Cup 2021 schedule revealed
12 Mar 2020   /

Women’s Cricket World Cup 2021 schedule revealed

The schedule for the ICC Women’s Cricket World Cup 2021 has been released, with the first game to take place on Waitangi Day at Eden Park in Auckland.


ComCom withdraws injunction against ticket seller Viagogo
6 Mar 2020   /

ComCom withdraws injunction against ticket seller Viagogo

The Commerce Commission will no longer seek an interim injunction against Viagogo, after the online event ticket seller made changes to its website.


Hamilton’s $360k major events sponsorship fund set to open
28 Feb 2020   /

Hamilton’s $360k major events sponsorship fund set to open

Hamilton City Council’s $360,000 Major Events Sponsorship Fund is opening for applications on Monday 2 March.


CINZ’s MEETINGS makes best event shortlist
27 Feb 2020   /

CINZ’s MEETINGS makes best event shortlist

Conventions and Incentives New Zealand’s MEETINGS has been selected as a finalist for Best Regional or National Event in this year’s New Zealand Event Awards.


Events award finalists revealed
25 Feb 2020   /

Events award finalists revealed

The New Zealand Events Association has announced finalists for its annual awards.


Air New Zealand introduces fare credit for Elton John fans
20 Feb 2020   /

Air New Zealand introduces fare credit for Elton John fans

Air New Zealand has introduced further fare flexibility after the postponement of Sir Elton John’s final Auckland concerts to January 2021.


Whangarei launches new events fund to help boost off-peak visitation
19 Feb 2020   /

Whangarei launches new events fund to help boost off-peak visitation

Whangarei District Council has launched a fund to foster and celebrate new events.


Rugby World Cup 2021 dates announced
7 Feb 2020   /

Rugby World Cup 2021 dates announced

World Rugby and New Zealand Rugby have announced the tournament dates for Rugby World Cup 2021.


Kāpiti Coast looks for economic boost from summer events
28 Jan 2020   /

Kāpiti Coast looks for economic boost from summer events

Kāpiti Coast District Council is looking for an economic boost from its calendar of new and returning large-scale summer events.


Dunedin trials the Octagon Experience for summer events
27 Jan 2020  

Dunedin trials the Octagon Experience for summer events

Dunedin’s iconic Octagon and surrounding streets are to be closed to traffic for a trial period over summer when visitors flock to a number of events take place in the southern city.


Major Events Fund seeds new $1.5m creative, cultural incubator
23 Jan 2020   /

Major Events Fund seeds new $1.5m creative, cultural incubator

The new Creative and Cultural Events Incubator, funded through the Major Events Fund, will open Monday 3 February.


Real Journeys launches inaugural Walter Peak event
15 Jan 2020   /

Real Journeys launches inaugural Walter Peak event

Registrations are open for the inaugural Walter Peak high country farm run, to be held in Queenstown on 29 February 2020.


Govt promises further support as Tuia 250 voyage comes to an end
18 Dec 2019   /

Govt promises further support as Tuia 250 voyage comes to an end

The Tuia 250 voyage has officially come to an end, following a closing ceremony at Tuahuru Marae in Te Māhia this week.


America’s Cup kick-off date confirmed
18 Dec 2019   /

America’s Cup kick-off date confirmed

The first of the 36th America’s Cup events will kick off 17-20 December with the Christmas Race in Auckland.