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International Women’s Day

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Pandemic hurts women’s careers short-term, may hold silver lining
8 Mar 2021  

Pandemic hurts women’s careers short-term, may hold silver lining

How has the pandemic affected women at the top of New Zealand’s tourism industry?


IWD2020: TECNZ CEO Lynda Keene on leadership and being bold
11 Mar 2020  

IWD2020: TECNZ CEO Lynda Keene on leadership and being bold

Tourism Export Council’s new CEO, Lynda Keene, on the importance of profiling women in leadership, being bold and backing yourself.


IWD2020: CINZ’s Lisa Hopkins on self belief and supporting other women
10 Mar 2020   /

IWD2020: CINZ’s Lisa Hopkins on self belief and supporting other women

Conventions & Incentives New Zealand’s new CEO talks to us about her impressive career thus far, the importance of self belief and what it means to support other women so they can become role models. 


IWD2020: Tourism NZ’s Brodie Reid on leadership and role models
9 Mar 2020   /

IWD2020: Tourism NZ’s Brodie Reid on leadership and role models

The agency’s director of marketing on leadership, and how role models, a supportive environment and hard work create success.


IWD2020: Te Papa CEO Courtney Johnston on landing “ultimate job”
6 Mar 2020  

IWD2020: Te Papa CEO Courtney Johnston on landing “ultimate job”

To mark Sunday’s International Women’s Day, we publish a series of interviews with some of the sector’s newly appointed women leaders.


NZ has an abysmally low number of women in senior business positions
8 Mar 2018   /

NZ has an abysmally low number of women in senior business positions

NZ is among the worst performers in the world for women in senior leadership positions at companies but how do the country’s top tourism companies fare?


Q&A with Black Label Experience’s Tania Stoyanof
22 Mar 2017  

Q&A with Black Label Experience’s Tania Stoyanof

Tania Stoyanof’s relatively new business, Black Label Experience, is offering bespoke, unique New Zealand experiences for the global elite.


Q&A with White Island Tours’ Jenny Tait
21 Mar 2017  

Q&A with White Island Tours’ Jenny Tait

Jenny Tait and her husband Peter started tours to White Island in 1990 with a single boat ferrying six passengers at a time from Whakatane. Today, their business operates four vessels taking up to 350 people a day to the volcanic island.


Q&A with Dive Tatapouri’s Chris Savage
20 Mar 2017  

Q&A with Dive Tatapouri’s Chris Savage

Chris Savage started in tourism in the late 1980s at Rainbow & Fairy Springs, went travelling and then returned to a desk job in insurance. But the lure of adventure proved too strong and, along with her husband Dean, started a unique boat tour that offers swimming with stingrays.


Q&A with Naturally NZ Holidays’ Trish Abrahamson
17 Mar 2017   /

Q&A with Naturally NZ Holidays’ Trish Abrahamson

After starting her business in 1997, Trish Abrahamson has turned Naturally NZ Holidays into one of the best respected ITOs in the country.


Q&A with Dolphin Encounter Kaikoura’s Lynette Buurman
16 Mar 2017   /

Q&A with Dolphin Encounter Kaikoura’s Lynette Buurman

An experienced traveller and buisnesswoman, Buurman is using all of her skills and knowledge to guide her business through the recovery following the Kaikoura earthquake.


Q&A with TIME Unlimited Tours’ Ceillhe Sperath
15 Mar 2017   / /

Q&A with TIME Unlimited Tours’ Ceillhe Sperath

Ceillhe Sperath’s award winning TIME Unlimited Tours offers excursions around Auckland – and further afield – as well as Māori cultural tours.


Q&A with Cardrona Alpine Resort’s Bridget Legnavsky
14 Mar 2017   /

Q&A with Cardrona Alpine Resort’s Bridget Legnavsky

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Q&A with NZ Fine Touring’s Kerry Kettle
13 Mar 2017  

Q&A with NZ Fine Touring’s Kerry Kettle

Wanaka-based Kerry Kettle is the co-founder and owner of New Zealand Fine Touring Group which specialises in customized self-drive and coach tours.


Q&A with JUCY’s Kat Van Dijk
10 Mar 2017  

Q&A with JUCY’s Kat Van Dijk

Kat Van Dijk entered tourism relatively recently when she joined JUCY just over four years ago. She is GM Southern Lakes at what was originally a car rental company but has expanded into campervans, cruise and hotels.


Q&A with AJ Hackett Bungy’s Tash Lawrence
9 Mar 2017  

Q&A with AJ Hackett Bungy’s Tash Lawrence

Tash Lawrence has worked for AJ Hackett New Zealand since she was majoring in tourism at AUT 11 years ago. She was the pioneering tourism company’s first female jump-master in Auckland and has been Auckland sales manager for coming up four years.


Attitudes have changed but the pay gap remains
8 Mar 2017  

Attitudes have changed but the pay gap remains

Attitudes towards females have “come along way” since hotel management trail-blazer Penny Clark became the first female GM in New Zealand.


The reason for the gender pay gap
8 Mar 2017  

The reason for the gender pay gap

The Minister for Women, also the Minister of Tourism, Paula Bennett’s full address yesterday to the Human Resources Institute calling for action to close the gender pay gap.


United Nations: Planet 50-50 by 2030
8 Mar 2017  

United Nations: Planet 50-50 by 2030

Across the world, too many women and girls spend too many hours on household responsibilities — typically more than double the time spent by men and boys, says UN Women Executive Director Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka.


International Women’s Day: Women on tourism’s frontline
8 Mar 2017  

International Women’s Day: Women on tourism’s frontline

To mark International Women’s Day, the Ticker talks to ten women operators who are making their mark on New Zealand’s tourism industry.