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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.


Auckland Diwali Festival spreads across city
23 Oct 2020  

Auckland Diwali Festival spreads across city

Covid-19 precautions meant that this year the festival would not feature the traditional gathering in Aotea Square


Will events drive Christchurch’s tourism recovery?
21 Oct 2020   /

Will events drive Christchurch’s tourism recovery?

The biggest stimulus for the city’s visitor economy will come from major and business events, says ChristchurchNZ.


100 operators target for new Auckland travel expo
20 Oct 2020   /

100 operators target for new Auckland travel expo

ATEED will host the Discover Auckland Travel Expo next month to showcase the region to locals.


West Coast launches new foodie event
12 Oct 2020   /

West Coast launches new foodie event

Naturally West Coast Food 2020 would run over the month of November and feature signature dishes from local restaurants and cafés.


New wine and food festival for Wānaka
7 Oct 2020   /

New wine and food festival for Wānaka

A new wine and food festival has been announced for Wānaka, taking place over Otago Anniversary weekend next year. 


“Now is the time to rebuild” – NZ’s events sector on Akl move to level 1
6 Oct 2020   /

“Now is the time to rebuild” – NZ’s events sector on Akl move to level 1

The hard-hit industry breathes a collective sigh of relief over Auckland’s impending return to alert level 1.


RemoteTogetherNZ festival postponed to 2021
5 Oct 2020  

RemoteTogetherNZ festival postponed to 2021

Originally set for November, festival organiser Trent Yeo said moving it back a few months reflected feedback from interested participants.


Wanaka launches new creative sector event
1 Oct 2020  

Wanaka launches new creative sector event

Wanaka has launched a new event, Toi, in a bid to champion its creative sector.


Hamilton lights up red in support of events industry
1 Oct 2020  

Hamilton lights up red in support of events industry

Hamilton City Council has taken part in a global day of action designed to support those in the struggling events sector.


ATEED launches Summernova festival
25 Sep 2020   /

ATEED launches Summernova festival

Auckland Tourism, Events and Economic Development will launch a new summer festival, Summernova, coinciding with next year’s America’s Cup.


Hobbiton celebrates sold-out International Hobbit Day
24 Sep 2020   /

Hobbiton celebrates sold-out International Hobbit Day

Hobbiton Movie Set marked International Hobbit Day with a sold-out event for 300 people.


Long road ahead despite alert level changes – industry
22 Sep 2020   /

Long road ahead despite alert level changes – industry

The hard-hit events and hospitality sectors warn it may be too late for some.


Nine events added to Elemental AKL Festival
18 Sep 2020   /

Nine events added to Elemental AKL Festival

Nine new events have been added to the Elemental AKL festival line up.


TECNZ announces new symposium dates
17 Sep 2020   /

TECNZ announces new symposium dates

Tourism Export Council of New Zealand’s Xmas Symposium 2020 has been confirmed for 2 December 2020 at Heritage Auckland.


CEOs slam “discouraging, cannibalising” $50m event fund allocation
14 Sep 2020   /

CEOs slam “discouraging, cannibalising” $50m event fund allocation

Gilliland said the approach resulted in “pathetically small” support for already-strong domestic tourism-centric regions.


$19m funding ‘shot in the arm’ for Auckland, Northland – Goff
11 Sep 2020   /

$19m funding ‘shot in the arm’ for Auckland, Northland – Goff

The $19m support for Auckland and Northland from the Government’s Regional Events Fund was a welcome “shot in the arm”, says Auckland mayor Phil Goff.


Waitangi Treaty Grounds to launch events for Māori Language Week
11 Sep 2020   /

Waitangi Treaty Grounds to launch events for Māori Language Week

Waitangi Treaty Grounds is running a number of events from the 14-21 September celebrating Te Wiki o Te Reo Māori, Māori Language Week.


$50m Regional Events Fund deployed – who are the winners?
10 Sep 2020   /

$50m Regional Events Fund deployed – who are the winners?

Nine RTO alliances and TIA’s TRENZ have secured millions in funding.


$35k in grants raises hopes for Kāpiti’s largest event
10 Sep 2020  

$35k in grants raises hopes for Kāpiti’s largest event

The Kāpiti Food Fair is hoping to go ahead thanks to a $25,000 grant from the Government’s Domestic Events Fund and $10,000 from Kāpiti Coast District Council.


Covid costs NZ events industry 20k gatherings, $570m
8 Sep 2020  

Covid costs NZ events industry 20k gatherings, $570m

The events industry saw more than half of all events for 2020 – some 20,000 gatherings worth an estimated $570m to the economy – cancelled or postponed due to the Covid-19 outbreak, according to a new survey.


Festival cancelled due to extended alert levels
7 Sep 2020  

Festival cancelled due to extended alert levels

Carterton District Council has cancelled the 2020 Daffodil Festival due the Government announcement on Friday that New Zealand will remain in Covid-19 alert level 2 until at least 16 September.


Hawke’s Bay Tourism’s F.A.W.C! returns in November
4 Sep 2020   /

Hawke’s Bay Tourism’s F.A.W.C! returns in November

Hawke’s Bay Tourism facilitated the F.A.W.C! programme twice a year on behalf of the region’s food and wine industries.


$10m Domestic Events Fund deployment “great relief” – NZEA
2 Sep 2020   /

$10m Domestic Events Fund deployment “great relief” – NZEA

Among the 200 events supported are Conventions & Incentives New Zealand’s MEETINGS


TCO launches Eat.Taste.Central despite challenges
1 Sep 2020   /

TCO launches Eat.Taste.Central despite challenges

Tourism Central Otago has launched its annual month-long food and wine event. 


Govt launches $12m fund for Pasifika events
31 Aug 2020   /

Govt launches $12m fund for Pasifika events

The Government has launched its Pasifika Festivals Initiative, which will provide funds to help Pasifika events recover from the impact of Covid-19.


ATEED seeks America’s Cup city skippers
31 Aug 2020   /

ATEED seeks America’s Cup city skippers

Auckland Tourism, Events and Economic Development is seeking volunteers for the America’s Cup.


Festival postponed due to lockdown
20 Aug 2020  

Festival postponed due to lockdown

This year’s Hastings Blossom Festival has been postponed due to the new lockdown levels imposed by the Government following the latest outbreak of Covid-19.


Events cancelled following Covid restrictions
13 Aug 2020  

Events cancelled following Covid restrictions

The East Waikato Careers and Employers Expo and face-to-face component of the Matariki Awards have been cancelled.


Women’s Cricket World Cup delayed until 2022
10 Aug 2020  

Women’s Cricket World Cup delayed until 2022

The Government has re-affirmed its commitment to supporting the hosting of the ICC Women’s Cricket World Cup, which the ICC has delayed from 2021 to 2022.


LWT and Winter Games to host an outdoor film event
7 Aug 2020   /

LWT and Winter Games to host an outdoor film event

Lake Wānaka Tourism and Winter Games NZ will together host an outdoor film event showcasing the town’s mountain culture and the final event of the Winter Games NZ Obsidian.


ATEED brings Elemental AKL back to showcase culture, cuisine
4 Aug 2020   /

ATEED brings Elemental AKL back to showcase culture, cuisine

The festival from ATEED features more than 30 free and ticketed events showcasing the region’s food, music and arts.


Wellington announces slew of new events
4 Aug 2020   /

Wellington announces slew of new events

Wellington mayor Andy Foster said Wellington retained its major events funding at pre-Covid levels in order to invest in events that would bring visitors into the city.