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Elemental AKL set to return in 2020
2 Aug 2019  

Elemental AKL set to return in 2020

Auckland’s inaugural winter festival, Elemental AKL, came to a close yesterday after a 31-day run which included more than 65 events and 120 participating eateries throughout the wider region.


Q&A with Tourism Tech Expo’s James Burnes
25 Jul 2019  

Q&A with Tourism Tech Expo’s James Burnes

The CEO of Startup Queenstown Lakes Trust on a new event for tourism startups, operators and investors.


Dunedin allocates $500k for events
10 Jul 2019  

Dunedin allocates $500k for events

Dunedin City Council has allocated $508,700 to support events in the city.


Auckland’s Elemental AKL launches
2 Jul 2019  

Auckland’s Elemental AKL launches

Auckland’s new winter festival, Elemental AKL, launched yesterday and will run until the end of the month.


DQ seeks new Winter Festival boss as Baker steps down
27 Jun 2019   /

DQ seeks new Winter Festival boss as Baker steps down

Destination Queenstown is soon to be back on the hunt for a new Winter Festival director, with Rae Baker set to stand down after two years at the helm.


Winter Festival close to selling out
17 Jun 2019  

Winter Festival close to selling out

All bar two ticketed events have sold out at the Real Journeys Queenstown Winter Festival, which launches on Thursday, 20 June.


Red Bull Defiance returns to Wanaka with March dates
14 Jun 2019   /

Red Bull Defiance returns to Wanaka with March dates

Red Bull Defiance is returning to Wanaka next year with the two-day adventure race being held on the 28th and 29th of March.


15,000 expected to attend NZ’s largest cycling event
11 Jun 2019   /

15,000 expected to attend NZ’s largest cycling event

Entries have opened for the BDO Lake Taupo Cycle Challenge with around 6,000 cyclists and 9,000 supporters expected to attend.


Dunedin to launch new food and drink festival
11 Jun 2019  

Dunedin to launch new food and drink festival

Dine Dunedin, a 16-day food event, is launching in the city on 21 June.


Go with Tourism partners with NZ Careers Expo
22 May 2019   /

Go with Tourism partners with NZ Careers Expo

Auckland Tourism, Events & Economic Development’s Go with Tourism is partnering with the NZ Careers Expo to deliver its very own tourism careers expo.


ATEED unveils inaugural Elemental AKL programme
30 Apr 2019  

ATEED unveils inaugural Elemental AKL programme

The new winter festival is an attrempt to drive visitation to the Auckland region during the off-season.


F.A.W.C! tickets on sale
29 Apr 2019  

F.A.W.C! tickets on sale

Tickets have today gone on sale for Hawke’s Bay’s annual winter Food and Wine Classic which spans four weekends in June.


Wellington academics in business events drive
8 Apr 2019  

Wellington academics in business events drive

Wellington’s $240m business events market could be on track for a boost after tapping into the knowledge of its top academics.


Christchurch toasts Pinot Noir 2021 win
5 Apr 2019  

Christchurch toasts Pinot Noir 2021 win

Christchurch has been named as host city for quadrennial wine industry event, Pinot Noir 2021, in what will be a South Island debut for the event. 


TIA’s Emily Byrne triumphs at NZ events awards
27 Mar 2019   /

TIA’s Emily Byrne triumphs at NZ events awards

Tourism Industry Aotearoa’s TRENZ mastermind, Emily Byrne, has triumphed at the 2018 New Zealand Events Association Awards scooping the Best Event Professional category.


ATEED cancels Pasifika Festival
19 Mar 2019   /

ATEED cancels Pasifika Festival

One of the biggest cultural events in the country’s calendar has been cancelled as police prioritise resourcing following Friday’s mosque attacks.


ATEED: New league series to help generate 18k visitor nights
6 Mar 2019   /

ATEED: New league series to help generate 18k visitor nights

Five tests over two weekends in June and November are expected to inject more than $1.2m into Auckland.


ATEED earmarks $850k for new winter festival
4 Mar 2019   /

ATEED earmarks $850k for new winter festival

Auckland Tourism, Events and Economic Development will plough up to $850,000 into Elemental AKL,  its new month-long winter festival which aims to drive visitation during the tourism off-season.


New hotels, events in 2019 Auckland calendar
12 Dec 2018   /

New hotels, events in 2019 Auckland calendar

New hotels openings and fresh experiences for both Auckland locals and visitors have made a 2019 top ten list put together by Auckland Tourism, Events, Economic Development.


WREDA forecasts $51m boost from bumper summer events
6 Dec 2018  

WREDA forecasts $51m boost from bumper summer events

Wellington Regional Economic Development Agency is forecasting a $51m boost to the regional economy this summer on the back of the four largest events to-date scheduled for Wellington.


Top tourism names and faces make 2018 NZ events awards shortlist
5 Dec 2018   /

Top tourism names and faces make 2018 NZ events awards shortlist

The stellar efforts of tourism operators, councils, tourism organisations and event specialists have been recognised in the list of finalists for the 2018 New Zealand Events Association Awards.


Auckland scores with two shoulder season event wins
3 Dec 2018   /

Auckland scores with two shoulder season event wins

Auckland has secured hosting rights for two global sporting tournaments that are set to drive visitation and spend in the city’s tourism shoulder season.


Hobbiton’s green fingers turn gold
30 Nov 2018  

Hobbiton’s green fingers turn gold

Hobbiton has followed up last year’s best in best in show award at the New Zealand Flower & Garden Show with two golds and the overall Upcycle Award.


Women’s Rugby World Cup to attract 4600 visitors to Auckland
15 Nov 2018   /

Women’s Rugby World Cup to attract 4600 visitors to Auckland

The six-week event in July and August 2021 is expected to generate 27,100 guest nights, says ATEED.


HBT looks to media to put Summer F.A.W.C! centre stage
29 Oct 2018   /

HBT looks to media to put Summer F.A.W.C! centre stage

Hawke’s Bay Tourism is hosting a raft of international and domestic media at its summer Food and Wine Classic next month, in the expectation it will deliver “huge coverage” of the annual event.


Watch: Inaugural Lift Off Abel Tasman gets region glowing
23 Oct 2018  

Watch: Inaugural Lift Off Abel Tasman gets region glowing

More than 10,000 people flocked to the inaugural two-day Lift Off Abel Tasman festival held over the long weekend.


ATEED unveils Auckland Winter Festival plan
18 Oct 2018   /

ATEED unveils Auckland Winter Festival plan

The call has gone out to the tourism sector to come forward with ideas to develop the new event.


Wellington to WOW 60,000 visitors for 30th anniversary event
3 Oct 2018  

Wellington to WOW 60,000 visitors for 30th anniversary event

Wellington is celebrating the 30th anniversary edition of the World of WearableArt awards show – an event which pumps more than $25m into the local economy every year.


Tourism operators get Lift Off for new Nelson Tasman festival
31 Aug 2018  

Tourism operators get Lift Off for new Nelson Tasman festival

Tourism operators Skydive Abel Tasman and Nelson Tasman Air are the driving forces behind a new festival that will debut in the Nelson Tasman region this Labour Weekend.


Waiheke pushes major art event to relieve peak pressures
19 Jul 2018   /

Waiheke pushes major art event to relieve peak pressures

Waiheke Island’s popular Sculpture on the Gulf event will take place outside the peak tourist season in 2019 in an effort to relieve pressure on transportation and infrastructure.


ID Fashion, science festival take biggest share of $500K funding
11 Jul 2018  

ID Fashion, science festival take biggest share of $500K funding

Arts and culture festivals, Dunedin marathon and the Otago Rally also receive funds.


DVML: Sheeran gigs inject $38m into Dunedin
28 May 2018  

DVML: Sheeran gigs inject $38m into Dunedin

Ed Sheeran’s three concerts at Forsyth Barr Stadium over Easter pumped $37.9m into the Dunedin economy, according to Dunedin Venues Management Ltd.


Selwyn to host first tourism summit
28 May 2018  

Selwyn to host first tourism summit

The Selwyn Tourism Summit will bring together tourism operators in the district to help prepare for trade with the international market to bring more tourists to the area.


Christchurch launches Bread & Circus – World Buskers Festival 2019
14 May 2018  

Christchurch launches Bread & Circus – World Buskers Festival 2019

After a rigorous process, ChristchurchNZ is excited to announce that Strut & Fret Production House has been awarded the contract to deliver the enhanced and reshaped Buskers Festival.