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Wānaka A&P show injects $28m into local economy
18 Jun 2021  

Wānaka A&P show injects $28m into local economy

Spend was more than double that seen for the 2015 event.


Hamilton events venue to be renamed in September
16 Jun 2021  

Hamilton events venue to be renamed in September

Naming rights signed for five years, extendable for another five.


DQ looks beyond snow lovers, targets Aus business events
15 Jun 2021   /

DQ looks beyond snow lovers, targets Aus business events

A post-lockdown domestic events strategy played a key role in driving demand within New Zealand but Australia is now the “next big frontier”.


Date set for Arrowtown’s inaugural e-bike festival
11 Jun 2021   /

Date set for Arrowtown’s inaugural e-bike festival

Cyclorama e-bike festival set to go ahead on 13-14 November 2021.


Dunedin events fund grants $110k to two projects
10 Jun 2021   /

Dunedin events fund grants $110k to two projects

New Zealand International Science Festival and New Zealand Masters Games get funds to improve marketing power.


Auckland expects visitor surge due to events galore over winter
9 Jun 2021   /

Auckland expects visitor surge due to events galore over winter

Sports, stage shows and a smorgasbord of food festivals in New Zealand’s largest city.


Inaugural winter festival for Hanmer Springs in July
8 Jun 2021   /

Inaugural winter festival for Hanmer Springs in July

Hanmer Springs will hold its first Winter Festival next month.


New Cardrona, TC ski hub opens on Thursday
1 Jun 2021  

New Cardrona, TC ski hub opens on Thursday

Winter welcome party event, skiing documentary premiere to mark opening of new facility.


Venture Taranaki takes top award at EDNZ 2021
31 May 2021  

Venture Taranaki takes top award at EDNZ 2021

Christchurch and Nelson also win awards.


Resort galleries launch weekly event
28 May 2021   /

Resort galleries launch weekly event

Seven Queenstown art galleries will come alive for a late-night special every Thursday as part of a new weekly initiative to kickstart the town’s art sector.


$300k domestic events funding reallocated
25 May 2021   /

$300k domestic events funding reallocated

Funding reprioritized as not committed through a contestable process.


MEETINGS 2021 gears up for opening next week
25 May 2021   /

MEETINGS 2021 gears up for opening next week

Event set to feature 149 NZ companies and 66 Australia hosted buyers.


Wellington’s first choc festival tickets go on sale
25 May 2021  

Wellington’s first choc festival tickets go on sale

Ticket holders can try samples and get a full size bar each.


Porirua’s ‘Love Local’ expo to return in June
24 May 2021  

Porirua’s ‘Love Local’ expo to return in June

The free event will be held at Te Rauparaha Arena on Saturday 12 June.


Taranaki secures WOMAD festival for 5 years
21 May 2021  

Taranaki secures WOMAD festival for 5 years

Deal set to provide major economic boost for Taranaki economy.


Christchurch local music festival returns in one-day format for 2021
21 May 2021  

Christchurch local music festival returns in one-day format for 2021

Go Live will be held 24 July, tickets cost $10 for admission to all events.


Queenstown winter festival tickets on sale
21 May 2021  

Queenstown winter festival tickets on sale

Industry panel to discuss making tourism more inclusive to Kiwis.


Key events at inaugural music festival sell out
19 May 2021  

Key events at inaugural music festival sell out

Inaugural country music festival to be held 29 May until 6 June in Gore.


Funding boost for cultural events across NZ
18 May 2021  

Funding boost for cultural events across NZ

Pasifika Festival in Auckland, ARONUI Indigenous Arts Festival in Rotorua, Te Ata in Porirua and Tīrama Mai Festival in Christchurch tapped.


Queenstown business events fund re-opens
18 May 2021  

Queenstown business events fund re-opens

Applications open until 30 November 2021 for business events held between September 2021 and March 2022.


New architecture festival attracts more than 12k visitors
18 May 2021  

New architecture festival attracts more than 12k visitors

The next Open Christchurch festival is set for 30 April-1 May 2022


Struggling Queenstown gets “big hug”
17 May 2021  

Struggling Queenstown gets “big hug”

Local iwi charitable trust Mana Tahuna hosted a ‘kia tau’ ceremony as a “big hug” for the Queenstown community on Sunday 16 May.


Hawke’s Bay festival to attract 12k ‘wonderers’
14 May 2021  

Hawke’s Bay festival to attract 12k ‘wonderers’

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Tourism careers expo kicks off in Chch
14 May 2021   /

Tourism careers expo kicks off in Chch

The Go with Tourism Expo tour across the nation has begun, with the first tour in Christchurch running from 13-15 May.


LUMA festival goes ticketed with $5 charge
13 May 2021  

LUMA festival goes ticketed with $5 charge

Queenstown’s annual light festival LUMA will be ticketed for the first time this year and will cost $5.


TCO launches business events bureau COBE
12 May 2021   /

TCO launches business events bureau COBE

The COBE agency will be introduced to industry at BEIA’s MEETINGS event in Auckland.


Virtual APEC 2021 app contest opens for registrations
11 May 2021   /

Virtual APEC 2021 app contest opens for registrations

Aims to help small businesses in tourism industry better respond to impacts of Covid-19.


Elemental AKL returns for its third year
11 May 2021  

Elemental AKL returns for its third year

Festival to showcase cultural and culinary delights from 14 July – 1 August.


Northland Events Fund open for applications
7 May 2021   /

Northland Events Fund open for applications

Informational workshop to be held, applications to close 8 June.


Wellington to host NZ’s inaugural craft chocolate festival
5 May 2021  

Wellington to host NZ’s inaugural craft chocolate festival

Guided tasting sessions to be offered, tickets on sale 24 May.


Tauranga to host inaugural waka festival
4 May 2021  

Tauranga to host inaugural waka festival

The festival aims to raise awareness about waka hourua and their voyages to reconnect with ancestral homelands.


400 delegates converge on Taupō resort
30 Apr 2021  

400 delegates converge on Taupō resort

Wairakei Resort Taupo is hosting 400 health professionals for the annual National Rural Health Conference.


Inaugural lighting event to illuminate Christchurch for Matariki
29 Apr 2021   /

Inaugural lighting event to illuminate Christchurch for Matariki

The new Tīrama Mai event will feature lighting installations, projections and illuminated artworks within the central city and the seaside suburb from Friday 25 June until Saturday 10 July.


Great South grants $288k to Southland, Fiordland events
23 Apr 2021   /

Great South grants $288k to Southland, Fiordland events

Great South has allocated $287,500 to 11 events across Fiordland and Southland in its first deployment of the government’s regional events fund.


Haka Experience to feature in new Māori networking event
22 Apr 2021   /

Haka Experience to feature in new Māori networking event

The inaugural event aims to promote business opportunities for Māori organisations.


Inaugural Dutch Week to launch Saturday
22 Apr 2021  

Inaugural Dutch Week to launch Saturday

The Dutch community will celebrate the first-ever ‘Dutch Week’ in New Zealand from Saturday 24 April.


Hospitality NZ, NZChefs to host inaugural industry summit
20 Apr 2021   /

Hospitality NZ, NZChefs to host inaugural industry summit

Hospitality New Zealand and the New Zealand Chefs Association are to host the inaugural New Zealand Hospitality Summit and trade show in September.


Warbirds over Wānaka secures international bookings
13 Apr 2021  

Warbirds over Wānaka secures international bookings

The airshow, set to take place on 16-17 April 2022, will be headlined by a Polikarpov I-16 Russian WWII fighter aircraft.


QLDC opens event fund, sustainability in focus
12 Apr 2021   /

QLDC opens event fund, sustainability in focus

Applications for Queenstown Lakes District Council’s annual events fund are open with “special consideration” being placed on sustainability.


Length of NZ virtual race to showcase destinations
9 Apr 2021   /

Length of NZ virtual race to showcase destinations

Runners, walkers, cyclists and international competitors have been invited to take part in a virtual race that runs the length of New Zealand.


Kāpiti Coast development fund for major events opens
6 Apr 2021   /

Kāpiti Coast development fund for major events opens

Total $105,000 available, with $25,000 for early-stage projects.


FIFA picks four NZ cities for 2023 Women’s World Cup
1 Apr 2021   /

FIFA picks four NZ cities for 2023 Women’s World Cup

The FIFA Women’s World Cup 2023 tournament games in New Zealand will be held in Auckland, Hamilton, Wellington and Dunedin.


Skydive Auckland to host 2021 national comp
24 Mar 2021   /

Skydive Auckland to host 2021 national comp

The New Zealand Parachute Federation National Competition will take place at Skydive Auckland this month.


Queenstown Lakes business events, incentives funding opens
19 Mar 2021   /

Queenstown Lakes business events, incentives funding opens

The Southern Lakes Events Investment Panel has opened applications for its Business Events Incentive Scheme.


Destination Coromandel reveals event fund winners
18 Mar 2021   /

Destination Coromandel reveals event fund winners

Boating, sports, food and arts events have secured funding from Destination Coromandel’s $80,000 Signature Events Marketing Fund.


84th Wānaka A&P attracts 45,000
16 Mar 2021  

84th Wānaka A&P attracts 45,000

The annual Wānaka A&P Show drew approximately 45,000 people to the two-day event.


Art, e-biking and ski: First Southern Lakes events funding deployed
11 Mar 2021   /

Art, e-biking and ski: First Southern Lakes events funding deployed

Nineteen events are collectively set to attract 72,301 out-of-region visitors and pump an additional $18.4m of visitor spend into the region.


Van Gogh exhibitions extended
11 Mar 2021   /

Van Gogh exhibitions extended

The Van Gogh Alive immersive exhibition has extended its shows in Christchurch and will be opening ahead of time in Auckland to serve demand.


PCE Upton to launch 2021 Tourism Policy School
8 Mar 2021   /

PCE Upton to launch 2021 Tourism Policy School

The Parliamentary Commissioner for the Environment Simon Upton will launch this year’s Tourism Policy School.


Reshaped Ōtautahi Pride Festival goes ahead
5 Mar 2021   /

Reshaped Ōtautahi Pride Festival goes ahead

Ōtautahi Pride Festival will go ahead with some events cancelled or postponed due to current Covid alert levels.