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Major food festival postpones – again
28 Jan 2022   /

Major food festival postpones – again

Auckland’s Festival Italiano has been postponed for the second time due to Covid-19 restrictions.


Queenstown to host six White Fern matches against India
28 Jan 2022   /

Queenstown to host six White Fern matches against India

Queenstown will play host to six international women’s cricket fixtures at John Davies Oval this February.


Pay events sector wage subsidy – ACT
27 Jan 2022   /

Pay events sector wage subsidy – ACT

ACT leader David Seymour says the events sector should be given the wage subsidy to compensate for losses after the shift into the red setting.


Waitangi Day goes virtual
27 Jan 2022   /

Waitangi Day goes virtual

The Waitangi National Trust Board will deliver a virtual Waitangi Day experience this year in the wake of continued Covid-19 disruptions.


Lake Taupo Cycle Challenge cancelled
26 Jan 2022  

Lake Taupo Cycle Challenge cancelled

The event, planned for 19 February, would have brought 5000 riders and 7500 supporters the town.


Nelson music festival cancels again
26 Jan 2022   /

Nelson music festival cancels again

The Nelson Music Festival Trust has cancelled its 2022 Adam Summer Celebration.


Waitangi loses out on 40k visitors as Omicron spurs event cancellations
25 Jan 2022   /

Waitangi loses out on 40k visitors as Omicron spurs event cancellations

Waitangi Day commemorations will be closed to the public but other major events are cancelled.


Napier’s Art Deco Festival uncertain
25 Jan 2022  

Napier’s Art Deco Festival uncertain

Organisers of Napier’s Art Deco Festival say they are working with event venues and event producers to reconfirm how they wished to proceed with their entries following the move to the red Covid setting.


Ports of Auckland regatta to go ahead trimmed
25 Jan 2022   /

Ports of Auckland regatta to go ahead trimmed

The Ports of Auckland Anniversary Day Regatta will still go ahead as planned despite a flurry of event cancellations across the country after New Zealand moved into a red alert setting.


Splore 2022 another Omicron casualty
24 Jan 2022   /

Splore 2022 another Omicron casualty

Music event Splore has been cancelled due to event restrictions under the Covid-19 red setting.


NZ Fashion Week cancelled
24 Jan 2022   /

NZ Fashion Week cancelled

New Zealand Fashion Week has been cancelled due to the 100 person limit for events under the Covid-19 red traffic light setting.


BOP weekend events to attract visitor influx, pull in $700k
19 Jan 2022   /

BOP weekend events to attract visitor influx, pull in $700k

Large numbers of visitors are expected to descend on the Mount Maunganui, Pāpāmoa, and Tauranga region this weekend for high-profile events.


Taupō Equifest to boost tourism
19 Jan 2022   /

Taupō Equifest to boost tourism

Taupō Equifest festival is expected to attract thousand of visitors and provide a boost to the region’s tourism operators.


Final round of Southern Lakes Regional Events Fund opens
18 Jan 2022   /

Final round of Southern Lakes Regional Events Fund opens

Applications for the third and final round of the Southern Lakes Regional Events Fund are now open for events held May 2022 to February 2023.


Auckland Lantern Festival to make long-awaited comeback
18 Jan 2022   /

Auckland Lantern Festival to make long-awaited comeback

The Auckland Lantern Festival 2022 will return at the Auckland Showgrounds after a two-year absence.


Marlborough Wine and Food Festival cancelled again
9 Dec 2021   /

Marlborough Wine and Food Festival cancelled again

Organisers the Marlborough Winegrowers Association said on Wednesday that given staff shortages in the industry it did want to risk the grape harvest, which runs from February to April.


NZ secures SailGP deal, govt invests $5.4m
8 Dec 2021   /

NZ secures SailGP deal, govt invests $5.4m

Christchurch and Auckland will host the new high-tech global sailing competition Sail Grand Prix after New Zealand secured a four-year deal with the event.


Run Hobbit run! Hobbiton launches Halfling Marathon
7 Dec 2021   /

Run Hobbit run! Hobbiton launches Halfling Marathon

Hobbiton Movie Set will hold its first half-marathon in April next year with brand new event to attract visitors to the Matamata attraction.


Auckland, Wellington to each host nine Women’s World Cup matches
2 Dec 2021   /

Auckland, Wellington to each host nine Women’s World Cup matches

Auckland and Wellington will host nine games each for the 2023 FIFA Women’s World Cup hosted by New Zealand and Australia.


2022 Southland A&P cancels, Wānaka good to go
26 Nov 2021  

2022 Southland A&P cancels, Wānaka good to go

The Southland A&P Show on 5 March 2022 has been cancelled due to uncertainty around the new Covid-19 Protection Framework.


Pasifika events secure $6.7m from initiative
24 Nov 2021   /

Pasifika events secure $6.7m from initiative

Nineteen events have secured a total of $6.7m from the government’s Pasifika Festivals Initiative.


Christchurch cancels New Year’s Eve party, kite festival
22 Nov 2021  

Christchurch cancels New Year’s Eve party, kite festival

Christchurch City Council cancelled a planned New Year’s Eve party in North Hagley Park due to ambiguity around Covid restrictions for events, particularly those that are un-ticketed and open to the whole community.


Inaugural Auckland agrifood summit to open in April
17 Nov 2021   /

Inaugural Auckland agrifood summit to open in April

A festival of carbon-zero New Zealand food will run alongside a new event in Auckland next year addressing the world’s agrifood climate challenge.


Food fair cancels due to Covid
17 Nov 2021   /

Food fair cancels due to Covid

The Kāpiti Food Fair has been cancelled due to Covid uncertainty.


BEIA launches Future of Business Events summit
16 Nov 2021   /

BEIA launches Future of Business Events summit

Business Events Industry Aotearoa (BEIA) is inviting registrations for its Future of Business Events Virtual Summit on Thursday, 9 December 2021.


Otago food & wine fest Ripe returns
15 Nov 2021   /

Otago food & wine fest Ripe returns

Wānaka wine and food festival Ripe is returning after a successful inaugural year.


Christchurch Christmas in the Park cancelled
10 Nov 2021  

Christchurch Christmas in the Park cancelled

Coca-Cola Christmas in the Park in Christchurch will be cancelled due to continued uncertainty around travel restrictions.


Govt to underwrite large summer events
9 Nov 2021  

Govt to underwrite large summer events

The Events Transition Support Scheme will cover 90% of unrecoverable costs for paid, ticketed events.


Taste of Taranaki pop-up to draw summer foodies
9 Nov 2021   /

Taste of Taranaki pop-up to draw summer foodies

A group of 20 Taranaki food and beverage producers are coming together to showcase their products in Eltham, the home of New Zealand’s first cheese exports.


Expo NZ Pavilion attracts 160k visitors in first month
8 Nov 2021   /

Expo NZ Pavilion attracts 160k visitors in first month

More than 160,000 people have visited the New Zealand Pavilion at Expo 2020 Dubai in the first month since it opened on 30 September, say organisers.


Go with Tourism Workforce workshop goes virtual
5 Nov 2021   /

Go with Tourism Workforce workshop goes virtual

The Go with Tourism Workforce Wānanga is going online.


What is tourism doing at COP26?
4 Nov 2021   /

What is tourism doing at COP26?

A declaration to tackle climate action will be signed by global tourism stakeholders in Glasgow as part of COP26.


NZ Fashion Week set to hit runways in Feb
4 Nov 2021  

NZ Fashion Week set to hit runways in Feb

New Zealand Fashion Week in Auckland will be held from 7 – 13 February 2022 following an earlier postponement due to Covid.


Food Hui: NZ food tourism starts with the food system
3 Nov 2021   /

Food Hui: NZ food tourism starts with the food system

Developing a deeper engagement with New Zealand’s food system from production to consumption would unlock a greater opportunity to build cross-sector connections between the food and tourism industries.


2022 Te Matatini Kapa Haka cancelled
29 Oct 2021  

2022 Te Matatini Kapa Haka cancelled

Next year’s Te Matatini Kapa Haka competition has been postponed until February 2023 because of Covid uncertainty.


2022 Burt Munro Challenge cancelled
29 Oct 2021  

2022 Burt Munro Challenge cancelled

Southland’s 2022 Burt Munro Challenge has been cancelled due to the pandemic and uncertainty around the new Covid-19 Protection Framework.


F-35A Lightning II fighter confirmed for Warbirds
28 Oct 2021   /

F-35A Lightning II fighter confirmed for Warbirds

Attendees at next year’s Warbirds Over Wanaka will be able to see the Royal Australian Air Force’s new F-35A Lightning II fighter jet in New Zealand for the first time.


Christchurch Christmas in the Park sets Dec date
28 Oct 2021  

Christchurch Christmas in the Park sets Dec date

Coca-Cola Christmas in the Park will be held on 11 December at Hagley Park in Christchurch.


Christchurch arena delivery pushed to mid-2025
26 Oct 2021   /

Christchurch arena delivery pushed to mid-2025

The new multi-use arena in Christchurch is now scheduled for completion at the end of the second quarter of 2025.


Queenstown Marathon postponed to March 2022
26 Oct 2021   /

Queenstown Marathon postponed to March 2022

The Queenstown Marathon has been postponed to 19 March 2022, due to ongoing travel restrictions and social distancing rules under level 2.


BEIA welcomes National’s events insurance commitment
22 Oct 2021   /

BEIA welcomes National’s events insurance commitment

Business Events Industry Aotearoa has welcomed the National Party’s plan to create a government fund for events industry insurance cover.


Big trucking event postponed to November 2022
22 Oct 2021  

Big trucking event postponed to November 2022

The New Zealand Trucking Association has postponed the 2022 TMC Trailers Trucking Industry Show by nine months to November next year due to supply chain issues related to Covid-19.


Auckland Santa Parade 2021 cancelled
22 Oct 2021  

Auckland Santa Parade 2021 cancelled

The annual Farmers Santa Parade in Auckland has been cancelled for 2021.


Tourism’s traditional end of year get together cancelled
19 Oct 2021   /

Tourism’s traditional end of year get together cancelled

Tourism Export Council of New Zealand today pulled the plug on its Xmas Symposium in Auckland scheduled for Wednesday 8 December.


Covid claims more large events
14 Oct 2021  

Covid claims more large events

Bay Dreams has cancelled its early January music festivals in Tauranga and Nelson because of difficulties securing managed isolation places for its international artists and Covid uncertainty.


Southland events fund finished, Fiordland still available
11 Oct 2021   /

Southland events fund finished, Fiordland still available

Great South has allocated more than $550,000 this year from the government’s Regional Event Fund for events in Southland and Fiordland.


A&P shows suffer under Covid restrictions
11 Oct 2021   /

A&P shows suffer under Covid restrictions

A&P shows up and down the country are being cancelled due to Covid restrictions and uncertainty.


With F.A.W.C! postponed, HBT looks to vaccine certification to help in 2022
8 Oct 2021   /

With F.A.W.C! postponed, HBT looks to vaccine certification to help in 2022

Vaccine certification could bring more certainty to events like F.A.W.C!, which has been postponed until 2022.


BEIA pulls plug on 2021 conference due to Covid uncertainty
7 Oct 2021   /

BEIA pulls plug on 2021 conference due to Covid uncertainty

Business Events Industry Aotearoa’s annual conference for 2021 will be moved to next year, although the organisation’s annual general meeting will go ahead online.


Christchurch secures business events, confirms four for 2022-23
6 Oct 2021  

Christchurch secures business events, confirms four for 2022-23

ChristchurchNZ’s Convention Bureau says it has secured nine business events for 2022 to 2027.