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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.


CINZ to host business events industry at BE Reconnected
23 Sep 2020   /

CINZ to host business events industry at BE Reconnected

Auckland will host a new one-day business events industry showcase, BE Reconnected, designed to help kick-start business recovery.


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.


Synthony to play first-ever outdoor show
31 Jul 2020  

Synthony to play first-ever outdoor show

The Synthony orchestral show will play its first-ever outdoor show TSB Bowl of Brooklands in New Plymouth next January. 


Stadium opens interactive wall to mark 100-year history
21 Jul 2020   /

Stadium opens interactive wall to mark 100-year history

An interactive 84-metre display wall celebrating the 100-year history of FMG Stadium Waikato has opened.


Porirua launches first-ever Love Local Expo
16 Jul 2020  

Porirua launches first-ever Love Local Expo

Porirua City Council has launched the first ever Love Local Expo in a bid to introduce the region to its local businesses.


Sika Show hunting event all go in Taupo
16 Jul 2020   /

Sika Show hunting event all go in Taupo

The event had been running for 27 years and attracted close to 6000 hunters and their families.


Events secure $400k from new $1m annual cultural fund
13 Jul 2020   /

Events secure $400k from new $1m annual cultural fund

Four popular Māori and Pasifika events are set to receive government funding of up to $100,000 apiece through the new Creative and Cultural Events Incubator fund.


Wellington unveils Matariki events calendar
13 Jul 2020  

Wellington unveils Matariki events calendar

The Māori New Year will feature both live and digital events, art, exhibitions, workshops and online activities.


Northland launches food trail event
10 Jul 2020   /

Northland launches food trail event

Savour! NORTHLAND FEAST 2020 is a new food and beverage event designed to showcase the region’s food and beverage offering.


Govt launches $10m Domestic Events Fund
2 Jul 2020   /

Govt launches $10m Domestic Events Fund

The new $10m Domestic Events Fund aims to help save jobs and protect incomes as New Zealand’s event sector recovers from the impacts of Covid-19.


APEC 2021 to be held virtually
30 Jun 2020   /

APEC 2021 to be held virtually

Auckland will miss out on thousands of visitors and millions in spending after the Govt decides to make the event virtual.


Industry to converge on Te Pae as MEETINGS 2021 confirmed
30 Jun 2020   /

Industry to converge on Te Pae as MEETINGS 2021 confirmed

More than 180 exhibitors and 400 buyers are expected at the event to be held in a year.


Queenstown launches ‘We Are Winter’ event
29 Jun 2020   /

Queenstown launches ‘We Are Winter’ event

Destination Queenstown has launched a We Are Winter celebration, a collection of events along the Queenstown waterfront including markets, food vendors, live music and a fireworks display.


New Zealand scores FIFA World Cup win
26 Jun 2020   /

New Zealand scores FIFA World Cup win

Soccer fans from around the world will be heading to NZ, which will co-host the 2023 FIFA Women’s World Cup.


Winter Games NZ branded ‘Obsidian’, 2020 dates set
26 Jun 2020   /

Winter Games NZ branded ‘Obsidian’, 2020 dates set

Winter Games NZ has branded this year’s event ‘Obsidian’ and confirmed it will be on from 10-20 August.


400+ expected in latest America’s Cup exemptions
15 Jun 2020   /

400+ expected in latest America’s Cup exemptions

Auckland mayor Phil Goff has welcomed news that the Government is granting border exemptions to two of the syndicates competing in the 36th America’s Cup.


Thousands head to opening Super Rugby clashes
12 Jun 2020   /

Thousands head to opening Super Rugby clashes

Eden Park is expecting to welcome 50,000 fans when the Super Rugby competition resumes this weekend following months of cancelled events and deserted stands.


CINZ, BECA align to boost Australasian business events
11 Jun 2020   /

CINZ, BECA align to boost Australasian business events

Conventions and Incentives New Zealand and the Business Events Council of Australia have agreed to collaborate to help boost the business events sector in both countries.


Capital events sector poised for comeback – WellingtonNZ
11 Jun 2020  

Capital events sector poised for comeback – WellingtonNZ

Wellington’s events sector is poised for a post-Covid comeback with several upcoming events and shows selling out.