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Nats pledge to support wine tourism
12 Oct 2020   /

Nats pledge to support wine tourism

National will amend the Sale and Supply of Alcohol Act to support wine tourism if they are elected into Government.


Nats unveil NZ tourism festival, new industry fund
2 Oct 2020   /

Nats unveil NZ tourism festival, new industry fund

The National Party says in its ‘Supporting our tourism sector’ policy that it will help the industry rebuild.


Queenstown’s Great Debate: What was in it for tourism?
23 Sep 2020   /

Queenstown’s Great Debate: What was in it for tourism?

STAPP, trans-Tasman travel, and even TNZ’s “dry” domestic campaign were canvassed in a lively event at the resort.


Politicians trade blows over tourism in virtual encounters
11 Sep 2020  

Politicians trade blows over tourism in virtual encounters

Tourism’s political heavyweights exchanged policy blows in two virtual encounters for media and industry.


Hospo paying price for border failures – Nats
26 Aug 2020   /

Hospo paying price for border failures – Nats

The hospitality sector is paying a heavy price for the Government’s “bungling of the border”, says the National Party’s economic development spokesperson, Todd McClay.


Collins unveils plan for entrepreneurs to tap KiwiSaver
30 Jul 2020   /

Collins unveils plan for entrepreneurs to tap KiwiSaver

National Party leader Judith Collins has unveiled the party’s BusinessStart policy to help Kiwis set up a small business.


Limit numbers at popular tourist sites – Greens manifesto
28 Jul 2020   /

Limit numbers at popular tourist sites – Greens manifesto

The Green Party will establish an international visitor levy to provide funding for tourism upgrades in the regions, and protect the natural wonders that attract people to New Zealand.


Nats cold on $360m SkyPath, commit to harbour crossing study
17 Jul 2020   /

Nats cold on $360m SkyPath, commit to harbour crossing study

Scoping work on a new harbour crossing would also begin if National won power in September, says the party’s new leader.


Nats tourism policy on track despite recent turmoil – McClay
17 Jul 2020  

Nats tourism policy on track despite recent turmoil – McClay

National’s political turmoil has had little impact on its tourism work, says the party’s spokesperson for the portfolio, Todd McClay.


Muller and tourism: Resignations, criticisms, and a $100m fizzer
14 Jul 2020   /

Muller and tourism: Resignations, criticisms, and a $100m fizzer

National’s leader tried to build a political beachhead in tourism but it has been swamped.


Nats creating “largest tourism programme NZ has ever seen” – McClay
23 Jun 2020  

Nats creating “largest tourism programme NZ has ever seen” – McClay

The country’s top tourism priority must be getting trans-Tasman travel going again.


The politics of the $12bn package – Nats take tourism swings at Govt
18 Mar 2020   /

The politics of the $12bn package – Nats take tourism swings at Govt

The struggles of tourism operators were used by the National Party to highlight shortcomings in the Government’s $12bn coronavirus financial support package.


Mike Moore a “champion for business, trade and tourism”
3 Feb 2020   /

Mike Moore a “champion for business, trade and tourism”

The Employers & Manufacturers association has paid tribute to former prime minister, Mike Moore, saying NZ has lost a great champion for business, trade and tourism, international relations.


Sustainable NZ’s Tava: We must restore NZ’s “clean, green image”
19 Nov 2019   /

Sustainable NZ’s Tava: We must restore NZ’s “clean, green image”

The leader of NZ’s newest political party outlines its views on NZ’s tourism industry.


Minister: China-NZ Year of Tourism “not about numbers”
14 Nov 2019   /

Minister: China-NZ Year of Tourism “not about numbers”

Kelvin Davis rejects criticism from National that the Govt has been ‘distracted’ over the China-NZ Year of Tourism.


Tourism missing out on $173m because of ‘distracted Govt’ – McClay
13 Nov 2019   /

Tourism missing out on $173m because of ‘distracted Govt’ – McClay

A ‘distracted’ Government has failed to deliver on China tourism, according to the National Party.


Former conservation minister Maggie Barry to step down
6 Nov 2019   /

Former conservation minister Maggie Barry to step down

North Shore MP and former conservation minister Maggie Barry ONZM has announced she will retire from politics in 2020.


CINZ 2019: Extend manaakitanga to foster SME opportunities – Henare
31 Oct 2019   /

CINZ 2019: Extend manaakitanga to foster SME opportunities – Henare

New Zealand’s business events sector should extend the concept of manaakitanga from caring for visitors to caring “for our own”, according to the associate minister of tourism, Peeni Henare.


Tourism names enter the fray for October’s local body elections
30 Aug 2019  

Tourism names enter the fray for October’s local body elections

Dive! Tutukaka founder Jeroen Jongejans is one of a number of well-known tourism industry names who have thrown their hats in the ring for October’s local body elections.


Immink runs for mayor, urges operators “to get involved”
5 Feb 2019   /

Immink runs for mayor, urges operators “to get involved”

Former Tourism Export Council NZ chief executive Lesley Immink is planning to join Whakatāne’s mayoral race.