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Tourism takes centre stage in Ngāi Tahu and Air NZ partnership
24 Sep 2019   /

Tourism takes centre stage in Ngāi Tahu and Air NZ partnership

Regional engagement to identify sustainable visitor growth opportunities and a commitment to tourism marketing and promotion form the backbone of a new economic growth agreement between Air New Zealand and Te Rūnanga o Ngāi Tahu.


Simon Jolly: It’s two families coming together
3 Sep 2019   /

Simon Jolly: It’s two families coming together

Chris Jolly Outdoors’ CEO on the jv with Ngāti Tūwharetoa and the opportunities ahead for the new business.


Bungy NZ, local iwi move on major Taupō tourism assets
30 Aug 2019   /

Bungy NZ, local iwi move on major Taupō tourism assets

Henry van Asch and Ngāti Tūwharetoa have made separate moves on significant tourism businesses.


New Māori tourism sector capability assessment launched
14 Aug 2019   /

New Māori tourism sector capability assessment launched

New Zealand Māori Tourism, in conjunction with Te Puni Kōkiri and Poutama Trust, has launched the first capability assessment of the Māori tourism sector since 2014.


Who triumphed at NZ Māori Tourism’s Dragons’ Den awards?
14 Aug 2019   /

Who triumphed at NZ Māori Tourism’s Dragons’ Den awards?

Five winners won $70k in cash prizes from NZMT’s second annual Dragons Den event.


Operators converge on Chch for TECNZ, NZ Māori Tourism events
12 Aug 2019   /

Operators converge on Chch for TECNZ, NZ Māori Tourism events

Hundreds of the country’s tourism suppliers and ITOs are attending TECNZ and NZ Māori Tourism conferences this week.


QLDC to consider Ngāi Tahu cultural hub partnership
26 Jun 2019  

QLDC to consider Ngāi Tahu cultural hub partnership

Queenstown Lakes District Council will vote tomorrow on whether to enter into partnership with Ngāi Tahu Property that could see a new cultural hub built at the resort.


Research planned to help Māori tourism ventures
17 Jun 2019  

Research planned to help Māori tourism ventures

Market research is to be undertaken to assist Māori tourism ventures in the Waikato.


Applications open for Māori tourism Dragon’s Den
13 Jun 2019  

Applications open for Māori tourism Dragon’s Den

Applications are now open for the 2019 Māori tourism Dragon’s Den.


Central Hawke’s Bay tourism gets $100k PGF boost
11 Jun 2019   /

Central Hawke’s Bay tourism gets $100k PGF boost

Hawke’s Bay’s tourism sector is a direct and indirect beneficiary of the latest investment announced Provincial Growth Fund.


Auckland iwi snaps up HBT’s Dundas, preps for push into tourism
7 Mar 2019   /

Auckland iwi snaps up HBT’s Dundas, preps for push into tourism

Annie Dundas, general manager of Hawke’s Bay Tourism, has resigned.


Northland doubles down on $8m Manea Footprints of Kupe project
1 Mar 2019   /

Northland doubles down on $8m Manea Footprints of Kupe project

The Northland Regional Council is investing $500,000 to help bring forward a proposed $8m-plus cultural centre and tourism attraction at Opononi.


Report: Iwi investment in tourism on the rise
11 Feb 2019   /

Report: Iwi investment in tourism on the rise

Iwi investment in tourism is on the increase as Māori look to deploy capital and diversify their income streams.


Ko Tāne to launch waka on the Avon
7 Feb 2019  

Ko Tāne to launch waka on the Avon

The Māori tourism operator will start the tours following the completion of a new $3.5m riverside cultural centre.


DOC pushes pause on national parks reviews
5 Feb 2019   /

DOC pushes pause on national parks reviews

DOC has delayed its review of its Aoraki/Mount Cook and Westland Tai Poutini national parks plans because of an iwi concessions case.


Barrett: Tourism sector “overusing, abusing” Māori terms
29 Jan 2019  

Barrett: Tourism sector “overusing, abusing” Māori terms

Māori terms are being overused and, in some cases, abused by the tourism industry, according to prominent Māori tourism operator, Kapiti Island Nature Tours founder John Barrett.


Tenzing brothers to traverse NZ summits with iwi
21 Jan 2019   /

Tenzing brothers to traverse NZ summits with iwi

The sons of Tenzing Norgay are in NZ to share their experiences with iwi on the opportunities and challenges from tourism. 


Tūwharetoa backs RAL gondola with $7.5m bond buy
12 Dec 2018   /

Tūwharetoa backs RAL gondola with $7.5m bond buy

Six of the iwi’s businesses have formed a partnership to help fund the $25m project.


Māori tourism activity flattens
10 Dec 2018   /

Māori tourism activity flattens

The total number of tourism activities taken up by visitors specifically related to Māori grew by just 1% in the year to June 2018, according to NZ Māori Tourism.


Perspectives: NZ Māori Tourism’s Dale Stephens
10 Dec 2018  

Perspectives: NZ Māori Tourism’s Dale Stephens

In its annual report, NZ Māori Tourism chair Dale Stephens reviews the year that’s been and looks ahead to 2019, for this week’s Perspectives column.


What next for Tamaki Māori Village and its new mega-trust owner?
28 Nov 2018   /

What next for Tamaki Māori Village and its new mega-trust owner?

The deal marks the first tourism investment for iwi investors Tauhara North No 2 Trust.


Two in, one out at NZ Māori Tourism
23 Oct 2018   /

Two in, one out at NZ Māori Tourism

There have been a number of staffing changes at New Zealand Māori Tourism including the departure of director of regions, Simon Phillips, who is leaving the organisation after four years.


NZMT adds weight to South Pacific tourism expo
16 Oct 2018   /

NZMT adds weight to South Pacific tourism expo

New Zealand Māori Tourism has teamed up with the South Pacific Tourism Organisation to throw its weight behind the South Pacific tourism expo when it returns to Auckland next year.


Māori names and stories to feature across Auckland and Wellington
14 Sep 2018  

Māori names and stories to feature across Auckland and Wellington

Parks and places across Auckland and Wellington are both set to feature an increasing number of Māori names and stories as the cities embrace Te Wiki o te reo Māori.


Whale Watch’s Ngapora, Te Arawa’s Neville join TNZ board
13 Sep 2018   /

Whale Watch’s Ngapora, Te Arawa’s Neville join TNZ board

Minister Kelvin Davis has ramped up the level of Māori tourism and cultural experience on the board.


Lester: Winter boost from Matariki
20 Jul 2018   /

Lester: Winter boost from Matariki

The success of Wellington’s inaugural month-long celebration demonstrates the potential of Matariki to stimulate winter visitation and activity.


Ngāti Whātua’s Blair: Wider Māori tourism discussion needed
17 Jul 2018  

Ngāti Whātua’s Blair: Wider Māori tourism discussion needed

The iwi behind the plan for an icon on Bastion Point believes there is “huge untapped potential” in Māori tourism.


Final opportunity to apply for Māori Dragons’ Den
10 Jul 2018  

Final opportunity to apply for Māori Dragons’ Den

Māori tourism operators have less than one week left to apply for New Zealand Māori Tourism’s 2018 Dragons’ Den competition.


Rotorua attraction selected as one of the world’s best experiences
27 Jun 2018  

Rotorua attraction selected as one of the world’s best experiences

Tamaki Māori Village’s Hangi Dinner and Performance has been voted the seventh best experience in the world in the inaugural TripAdvisor Travellers’ Choice awards for experiences.


Ngāti Whātua Ōrākei launches augmented reality tour
20 Dec 2017   /

Ngāti Whātua Ōrākei launches augmented reality tour

Ngāti Whātua Ōrākei has launched an augmented reality walking tour of Takaparawhau, Bastion Point.


NZ showcased at Santa Monica as part of Tuku Iho | Living Legacy
1 Nov 2017  

NZ showcased at Santa Monica as part of Tuku Iho | Living Legacy

It’s been the scene of Hollywood movies, now Māori culture has taken over the Santa Monica Pier with a breathtaking kapa haka performance.


Māori tourism operators showcased in new promo
6 Oct 2017  

Māori tourism operators showcased in new promo

Māori tourism operators have been showcased in Auckland Tourism, Events and Economic Development’s (ATEED) latest video promotion of the region. 


Ngāi Tahu Tourism scholarship opens
11 Sep 2017   / /

Ngāi Tahu Tourism scholarship opens

Ngāi Tahu Tourism is looking for Ngāi Tahu students to apply for its Te Pia Tāpoi scholarship.


Rotorua tourism boost from bilingual city status
14 Aug 2017  

Rotorua tourism boost from bilingual city status

Rotorua is set to become the country’s first bilingual city and district with Te Tatau o Te Arawa leading the initiative with support from Council and Te Puni Kōkiri.


Te Puia and hapu buy Waimangu Volcanic Valley
8 Aug 2017   /

Te Puia and hapu buy Waimangu Volcanic Valley

Rotorua’s Te Puia and two local hapu have bought Rotorua’s Waimangu Volcanic Valley geothermal attraction.


Māori Party: IwiRail will deliver cultural tourism jobs
13 Jul 2017  

Māori Party: IwiRail will deliver cultural tourism jobs

A swathe of cultural tourism jobs could be created under new plans announced by the Māori Party to establish a $350m infrastructure fund.


Waimarino to launch new night-time, cultural products
4 Jul 2017  

Waimarino to launch new night-time, cultural products

Bay of Plenty tourism stalwart, Waimarino Group, is developing two new products to add to its kayaking operation.


Tourism leads Māori economy investment opportunities
4 Jul 2017   /

Tourism leads Māori economy investment opportunities

Tourism has been hailed as a leading opportunity for investors looking to enter New Zealand’s thriving Māori economy, according to a new government report.


BUDGET 2017: $10m funding boost for Māori tourism
26 May 2017   /

BUDGET 2017: $10m funding boost for Māori tourism

The Māori tourism sector has welcomed a $10m boost in Budget 2017 aimed at fostering development and employment in the growing sector.


Matariki Rising celebrations for the whole whānau
17 May 2017  

Matariki Rising celebrations for the whole whānau

Whānau, kai, storytelling and learning will feature in Matariki Rising, a 10-day festival which kicks off with an iconic public event on the waterfront and culminates in the popular Kaumātua Kapa Haka performance.


$100K for Māori tourism initiatives
15 May 2017   /

$100K for Māori tourism initiatives

Te Puni Kōkiri is providing $100,000 for Māori tourism solutions in the Gisborne region.


World Indigenous Tourism to bring 300 delegates to Northland
21 Mar 2017  

World Indigenous Tourism to bring 300 delegates to Northland

Up to 300 delegates will be converging on Northland for the World Indigenous Tourism Association’s (WINTA) conference early next year, the first time the event has come to New Zealand.


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.


Māori tourism booms as tourists flock to cultural experiences
16 Feb 2017   /

Māori tourism booms as tourists flock to cultural experiences

Take-up of Maori tourism activities jumped by almost a fifth to over 3.82m visits for the year ended 30 June 2016.