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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.


Cancellations strike struggling events sector
2 Mar 2021   /

Cancellations strike struggling events sector

Event organisers up and down the country have been forced to cancel, postpone or scramble to make changes.


Auckland Lantern Festival cancelled again
1 Mar 2021   /

Auckland Lantern Festival cancelled again

For the second year in a row, one of the city’s flagship events is pulled because of Covid.


Auckland Pride still optimistic for march, party events
19 Feb 2021   /

Auckland Pride still optimistic for march, party events

Auckland’s Pride director Max Tweedie is still optimistic about Pride March and Pride Party going ahead on the 27 February.


Napier’s Art Deco Festival cancelled
17 Feb 2021   /

Napier’s Art Deco Festival cancelled

Napier’s Art Deco Festival has been cancelled due to the ongoing Covid-19 uncertainty.


Events cancel or scramble changes after latest lockdown
16 Feb 2021   /

Events cancel or scramble changes after latest lockdown

Events up and down the country have been forced to cancel or impose restrictions after the latest Covid-19 community cases at Auckland.


Wings over Wairarapa to feature US Airforce B-52
15 Feb 2021  

Wings over Wairarapa to feature US Airforce B-52

The United States Air Force’s B-52 Stratofortress will feature at the month’s Wings over Wairarapa Air Festival .


2021 Omaka airshow to be largest in Southern Hemisphere
11 Feb 2021   /

2021 Omaka airshow to be largest in Southern Hemisphere

The Yealands Classic Fighters Omaka Airshow 2021, Marlborough’s largest multi-day event, will be celebrating its 20th anniversary this year.


RemoteTogetherNZ festival cancelled
10 Feb 2021  

RemoteTogetherNZ festival cancelled

The event was scheduled to run from 8 to 13 March at Queenstown Lakes.


Pureora hunting competition back for 2021
10 Feb 2021   /

Pureora hunting competition back for 2021

The annual Pureora Forest Park Hunting Competition will return for 2021 after being cancelled last year due to Covid-19.


IMAs hit the ground running with $50m REF plans
4 Feb 2021   /

IMAs hit the ground running with $50m REF plans

Investment plans for the government’s $50m Regional Events Fund have been signed off, with nine International Marketing Alliances across the country now ploughing ahead with proposals.


More than 70 aircraft confirmed for Wings Over Wairarapa
3 Feb 2021  

More than 70 aircraft confirmed for Wings Over Wairarapa

It would be the first major air show in New Zealand for two years.


SkyCity celebrates 25 years with street party
29 Jan 2021   /

SkyCity celebrates 25 years with street party

SkyCity Auckland will be hosting a free ’90s themed Federal Street Party this evening to celebrate 25 years in operation.


Baring Head Taiao Open Day this weekend
28 Jan 2021  

Baring Head Taiao Open Day this weekend

The Open Day is part of Greater Wellington’s summer programme, which features 24 events across the region.


Events fund opens for applications up to $100k per year
27 Jan 2021   /

Events fund opens for applications up to $100k per year

Creative and cultural event organisers will be able to apply for a funding boost when the Creative and Cultural Events Incubator Fund opens on 1 February.


Destination Coromandel opens $80k events fund
21 Jan 2021   /

Destination Coromandel opens $80k events fund

Event organisers in the Coromandel can now apply for marketing support from Destination Coromandel’s $80k Signature Events Marketing Fund.


New run series hopes to help regional tourism
21 Jan 2021  

New run series hopes to help regional tourism

The new Aramex Kiwi Walk & Run Series 2021 aims to encourage people of any athletic ability into New Zealand’s scenic settings.


Capital set for inaugural Welly Weekend
21 Jan 2021  

Capital set for inaugural Welly Weekend

Wellington’s waterfront will host the city’s Pasifika Festival and Sky Show Fireworks over this long anniversary weekend for the capital.


The key for 2021? Consistency – BEIA’s Lisa Hopkins
19 Jan 2021   /

The key for 2021? Consistency – BEIA’s Lisa Hopkins

The association’s CEO says the hard-hit business events sector is desperate for an uninterrupted year.


Contestable $8.5m southern events fund opens
19 Jan 2021   /

Contestable $8.5m southern events fund opens

Applications for the first round of the $8.5m Southern Lakes Regional Events Fund are now open.


Park event to showcase region’s recreation areas
13 Jan 2021  

Park event to showcase region’s recreation areas

Kaitoke Regional Park will host Whānau Summer Day this Saturday 16 January.


Lantern Festival moves to Auckland waterfront
12 Jan 2021  

Lantern Festival moves to Auckland waterfront

Auckland’s Captain Cook and Marsden Wharves will host this year’s Auckland Lantern Festival.


RTO alliance secures $3.75m in first REF deployment
18 Dec 2020   /

RTO alliance secures $3.75m in first REF deployment

The Government will invest $3.75m in a North Island tourism alliance aimed at developing events for visitors along the Thermal Explorer Highway.


NZ to host 2024 World Choir Games
18 Dec 2020  

NZ to host 2024 World Choir Games

The bid to international choir organisation Interkultur was backed by $7m from the Government’s Major Events Fund.


Aotea Square festival kicks off during America’s Cup
9 Dec 2020   /

Aotea Square festival kicks off during America’s Cup

Auckland Live’s free inner-city festival Summer in the Square is returning to Aotea Square to coincide with the America’s Cup.


Hamilton events allowed food stalls
9 Dec 2020  

Hamilton events allowed food stalls

Food trucks and mobile shops can operate provided it was part of a permitted wider event.


Gallery: 2020 BE Reconnected
7 Dec 2020   /

Gallery: 2020 BE Reconnected

Professional Conference Organisers, event planners, regional tourism organisations and other key players from New Zealand’s business events sector came together for the first official function of the year, BE Reconnected.


Car enthusiasts descend on Coromandel for Beach Hop
26 Nov 2020  

Car enthusiasts descend on Coromandel for Beach Hop

Running from Wednesday to Sunday, the festival draws hot rod, classic car, caravan and motorcycle enthusiasts to the area.


Queenstown Mayor reminds visitors to be vigilant
18 Nov 2020   /

Queenstown Mayor reminds visitors to be vigilant

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Kāpiti Arts Trail weekends a success – mayor
18 Nov 2020   /

Kāpiti Arts Trail weekends a success – mayor

Kāpiti Arts Trail weekends are as popular as ever with locals and visitors to the district, says Kāpiti Coast District Council mayor K Gurunathan.


Ziptrek Ecotours’ Treehouse Sessions to return
17 Nov 2020  

Ziptrek Ecotours’ Treehouse Sessions to return

Ziptrek Ecotours’ Treehouse Sessions music event will return this November.


Transport World cancels 2021 George Begg race
12 Nov 2020  

Transport World cancels 2021 George Begg race

Transport World’s 2021 George Begg Classic Speedfest has been cancelled due to the ongoing Covid-19 crisis.


Marlborough summer feast set for early 2021
12 Nov 2020   /

Marlborough summer feast set for early 2021

Feast Marlborough will feature a series of food and beverage events over summer to help offset the impact of Covid-19 on the region’s economy.


New attractions to be showcased at Discover Auckland
6 Nov 2020   /

New attractions to be showcased at Discover Auckland

Weta Workshop Unleashed and the All Blacks Experience will be among 70 Auckland-wide exhibitors at the Discover Auckland Travel Expo next week.


Semi Permanent event returns – this time free
6 Nov 2020  

Semi Permanent event returns – this time free

Semi Permanent Aotearoa will return to Auckland Aotea Centre on 12 November 2020, and for the first time, will be free to attend.


‘No scan, no service’ call for Ruapehu Mardi Gras
4 Nov 2020  

‘No scan, no service’ call for Ruapehu Mardi Gras

Ruapehu mayor Don Cameron is calling on the region’s businesses to ensure people use the COVID Tracer app during this weekend’s Mardi Gras.


Queenstown’s NZ Golf Open cancelled
30 Oct 2020   /

Queenstown’s NZ Golf Open cancelled

Next year’s New Zealand Golf Open has been cancelled due to ongoing Covid-19 uncertainty.


Scaled-back Victorian celebrations to go ahead
28 Oct 2020  

Scaled-back Victorian celebrations to go ahead

The annual Oamaru Victorian Heritage Celebrations will go ahead this November, however it will be a scaled back affair due to the challenges of the Covid-19 pandemic.