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England-Hall among speakers at inaugural Destination: Digital
27 Sep 2021  

England-Hall among speakers at inaugural Destination: Digital

A new industry event is bringing together top tourism talent to explore how New Zealand and the sector can navigate the changes wrought by the pandemic.


Auckland Unlimited cancels Diwali Festival
24 Sep 2021   /

Auckland Unlimited cancels Diwali Festival

Auckland’s Diwali Festival will not go ahead this year due to uncertainty over Covid.


Southern Lakes REF approves nearly $2m for 25 events
20 Sep 2021  

Southern Lakes REF approves nearly $2m for 25 events

Southern Lakes Regional Events Fund has approved nearly $1.98m in funding for a total 25 events to be held between October 2021 and April 2023.


Go with Tourism to hold industry workshop
20 Sep 2021   /

Go with Tourism to hold industry workshop

Go with Tourism will host a Workshop Wānanga in Auckland on 17 – 18 November to address workforce challenges and skill shortages within tourism and hospitality.


SailGP Christchurch cancellation confirmed
17 Sep 2021   /

SailGP Christchurch cancellation confirmed

The New Zealand Sail Grand Prix Christchurch event in early 2022 has been cancelled after managed isolation and quarantine spots could not be secured for teams and staff.


Eat.Taste.Central tweaked to support operators
17 Sep 2021   /

Eat.Taste.Central tweaked to support operators

The Eat.Taste.Central food and wine month in Central Otago has opened a short window for hospitality and accommodation operators to come on board.


Northland, Dunedin to open event fund applications
15 Sep 2021   /

Northland, Dunedin to open event fund applications

Applications for the second round of funding for the Northland Regional Events Fund will open 1 October, and for the Dunedin Regional Events Fund on 4 October.


World of Wearable Art cancelled due to Covid uncertainty
10 Sep 2021  

World of Wearable Art cancelled due to Covid uncertainty

The World of Wearable Art has now been cancelled for 2021 with organisers citing the high risks and uncertainty around Covid-19 alerts levels.


No Airports Hui for 2021, next year’s event in March
10 Sep 2021   /

No Airports Hui for 2021, next year’s event in March

The annual New Zealand Airports Hui will not be held as planned in 2021 as the Delta outbreak continues to upset the events calendar.


Crankworx heads south with new summer series
9 Sep 2021   /

Crankworx heads south with new summer series

The new series of events being hosted in the Southern Lakes and Central Otago could attract thousands of visitors over the summer.


Blossom Festival latest major southern event casualty
9 Sep 2021  

Blossom Festival latest major southern event casualty

Alexandra’s annual Blossom Festival has been cancelled becoming the latest major event casualty in the south.


BEIA 2021 moves conference dates to early November
3 Sep 2021   /

BEIA 2021 moves conference dates to early November

Business Events Industry Aotearoa has postponed its 2021 conference by three weeks to 1-3 November.


Kāpiti seeks major event applications for $80k funding
3 Sep 2021  

Kāpiti seeks major event applications for $80k funding

Kāpiti Coast District Council is seeking applications with a local flavour for the second round of its major event fund.


ACT proposes $50m major events insurance fund
26 Aug 2021   /

ACT proposes $50m major events insurance fund

The ACT Party is proposing a fund for insuring major events as the effects of Covid-19 continue to threaten the sector.


Classic airshow cancelled due to Covid
24 Aug 2021  

Classic airshow cancelled due to Covid

The Yealand Classic Fighters Airshow for 2021 has been cancelled due to the likelihood that the country will not be at an alert level below level 2 by the opening.


Lockdown forces Wellington on a Plate pause
18 Aug 2021   /

Lockdown forces Wellington on a Plate pause

Wellington on a Plate has pushed pause for the next three days after the country entered Covid-19 alert level 4 lockdown.


NZ Warbirds launches new event series
17 Aug 2021  

NZ Warbirds launches new event series

The New Zealand Warbirds Association in Ardmore, near Auckland, is launching a series of events to commemorate the Battle of Britain.


Proposals remain open as Manawatū events secure regional events funding
12 Aug 2021   /

Proposals remain open as Manawatū events secure regional events funding

Two events in the Manawatū region received funding from the government’s $50m Regional Events Fund.


Wellington business events guide launches
6 Aug 2021  

Wellington business events guide launches

Business Events Wellington has launched its new Business Events Guide for meeting and conference planners.


100% Pure NZ Experience Award winners unveiled
29 Jul 2021   /

100% Pure NZ Experience Award winners unveiled

A dozen operators across New Zealand received Qualmark 100% Pure New Zealand Experience Awards at a gala event at Christchurch Art Centre on Wednesday.


Inaugural Snow Machine sets post-bubble pause dates
29 Jul 2021   /

Inaugural Snow Machine sets post-bubble pause dates

The Inaugural Snow Machine Festival in Queenstown will be delayed by three weeks to 29 September – 2 October due to the pause of the trans-Tasman bubble.


Wallabies secure economic exemption for Bledisloe, tests worth up to $20m
28 Jul 2021   /

Wallabies secure economic exemption for Bledisloe, tests worth up to $20m

The New Zealand government has granted an ‘economic exemption’ for the Australian national rugby team to enter the country while the trans-Tasman bubble is paused.


MEETINGS 2021 highlights the demand to meet in NZ – Hopkins
27 Jul 2021   /

MEETINGS 2021 highlights the demand to meet in NZ – Hopkins

There is strong demand to hold business events and conferences in New Zealand, says Business Events Industry Aotearoa Lisa Hopkins, pointing to the success of the MEETINGS 2021 event.


More upgrades underway for 2022 Christchurch SailGP event
27 Jul 2021   /

More upgrades underway for 2022 Christchurch SailGP event

Additional improvements are being made to the Naval Point area in preparation for the SailGP event at Lyttelton Harbour on 29-30 January 2022.


Wellington dominates business events in March quarter
21 Jul 2021   /

Wellington dominates business events in March quarter

Hamilton/Waikato edges out Auckland for second largest number of business events held.


America’s Cup makes loss but most watched “of all time”
21 Jul 2021   /

America’s Cup makes loss but most watched “of all time”

The return on investment for the event was $156.1m in the red, according to post-event report by Major Events New Zealand.


NZEA unveils 2021 event awards finalists
21 Jul 2021   /

NZEA unveils 2021 event awards finalists

Winners to be announced at gala event in Hastings on 30 September.


Hamilton opens $100k events fund
20 Jul 2021   /

Hamilton opens $100k events fund

Hamilton City Council has opened applications to its annual Community Event Fund.


CubaDupa 2022 calls for ‘wildly creative ideas’
20 Jul 2021   /

CubaDupa 2022 calls for ‘wildly creative ideas’

Wellington’s CubaDupa festival has opened artist applications and expressions of interest for its 2022 festival.


Festival secures DCC funding boost
16 Jul 2021  

Festival secures DCC funding boost

A total of $956,800 allocated to 33 groups across Dunedin from various funds in latest round.


Hamilton gets ready for ‘pumping’ weekend
15 Jul 2021  

Hamilton gets ready for ‘pumping’ weekend

Two international rugby matches and a sold-out concert all in the space of a few hours for Hamilton


Auckland’s winter festival Elemental AKL launches
14 Jul 2021  

Auckland’s winter festival Elemental AKL launches

Event featuring art exhibitions, food festivals, stage productions, talks and live concerts slated to run until 1 August.


New spring offerings as Ruapehu expands events line-up
1 Jul 2021   /

New spring offerings as Ruapehu expands events line-up

Visit Ruapehu hopes for more new events stemming from February funding round.


ASB Classic tennis event cancelled for 2022
1 Jul 2021   /

ASB Classic tennis event cancelled for 2022

Tennis Auckland now hopes to serve up tournament in 2023.


Fieldays success delivers economic cheer for Waikato winter
30 Jun 2021  

Fieldays success delivers economic cheer for Waikato winter

Hamilton & Waikato Tourism chief executive Jason Dawson says more hotels would be key to boost the events economic impact.


Hobbiton to host mid-winter feast
30 Jun 2021  

Hobbiton to host mid-winter feast

Traditional ales, lantern night tour, and rowdy singsong slated to help warm hearts and hairy feet.


REF funding to open for Coromandel
29 Jun 2021  

REF funding to open for Coromandel

First round of funding to be up to $140,000.


Christchurch starts prep for SailGP 2022
29 Jun 2021  

Christchurch starts prep for SailGP 2022

Work expected to take six months to complete.


Registrations open for Tourism Summit Aoteroa’s Hamilton debut
23 Jun 2021   /

Registrations open for Tourism Summit Aoteroa’s Hamilton debut

Tourism Summit Aotearoa will be held in the Waikato for the first time on 1 September.


Inaugural light festival boasts local approach
23 Jun 2021   /

Inaugural light festival boasts local approach

Series of two-metre tall cubes to depict Ngāi Tahu stories about stars in Victoria Square.


BEIA releases NZ event planner guide with regional focus
22 Jun 2021  

BEIA releases NZ event planner guide with regional focus

More than 2,500 copies distributed to business event organisers in Australia and New Zealand.


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.