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Lake Taupō Cycle Challenge revamps for 2022
1 Jul 2022   /

Lake Taupō Cycle Challenge revamps for 2022

The date has been set for the 44th Lake Taupō Cycle Challenge, which will take place on Saturday 26 November.


International cricket drawcard for Queenstown
29 Jun 2022  

International cricket drawcard for Queenstown

Queenstown Events Centre’s John Davies Oval will host two international T20 cricket matches next season.


NZ Sevens returning to Hamilton in 2023
31 May 2022  

NZ Sevens returning to Hamilton in 2023

The HSBC New Zealand Sevens will return to Hamilton’s FMG Stadium Waikato on 21-22 January, 2023.


All Blacks, Black Ferns 2022 test venues named
26 Apr 2022   /

All Blacks, Black Ferns 2022 test venues named

The All Blacks and Black Ferns have announced kick-off dates and venues for their 2022 home test series.


Watersports festival to attract hundreds
4 Mar 2022   /

Watersports festival to attract hundreds

The New Zealand SUP Nationals is underway at Mt Maunganui, with more than 100 athletes taking part.


Wellington hopes to jump onto mountain biking map
14 Feb 2022   /

Wellington hopes to jump onto mountain biking map

Wellington will host in April an Enduro World Series mountain bike qualifying round race for the first time, which is expected to attract 500 competitors.


How Winter Olympics gold could boost NZ ski operators
8 Feb 2022   /

How Winter Olympics gold could boost NZ ski operators

New Zealand’s first gold medal at the Winter Olympics may prove a welcome boon for the country’s struggling ski resorts.


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.


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.


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.


Quinn to settle $10m TMP acquisition early, attraction to delist
7 Dec 2021  

Quinn to settle $10m TMP acquisition early, attraction to delist

Tony Quinn will settle his $9.8m acquisition of the Bruce McLaren Motorsport Park Taupo on 17 December, two weeks earlier than expected.


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.


“Third time lucky” Tony Quinn seals $10m deal for TMP
5 Nov 2021   /

“Third time lucky” Tony Quinn seals $10m deal for TMP

Taupo Motorsport Park joins Quinn’s Hampton Downs and Highlands attractions.


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.


SailGP Christchurch cancellation confirmed
17 Sep 2021   /

SailGP Christchurch cancellation confirmed

The New Zealand Sail Grand Prix Christchurch event in early 2022 has been cancelled after managed isolation and quarantine spots could not be secured for teams and staff.


ASB Classic tennis event cancelled for 2022
1 Jul 2021   /

ASB Classic tennis event cancelled for 2022

Tennis Auckland now hopes to serve up tournament in 2023.


Auckland expects visitor surge due to events galore over winter
9 Jun 2021   /

Auckland expects visitor surge due to events galore over winter

Sports, stage shows and a smorgasbord of food festivals in New Zealand’s largest city.


FIFA picks four NZ cities for 2023 Women’s World Cup
1 Apr 2021   /

FIFA picks four NZ cities for 2023 Women’s World Cup

The FIFA Women’s World Cup 2023 tournament games in New Zealand will be held in Auckland, Hamilton, Wellington and Dunedin.


$950k boost for World Conference on Women and Sport
9 Mar 2021   /

$950k boost for World Conference on Women and Sport

The government has injected $950,000 in support of the 8th World Conference of the International Working Group on Women in Sport in Auckland in 2022.


2021 Women’s Rugby World Cup to be postponed
3 Mar 2021  

2021 Women’s Rugby World Cup to be postponed

The 2021 Women’s Rugby World Cup appears likely to be postponed until next year due to the ongoing pandemic.


Windies win for Queenstown
4 Nov 2020  

Windies win for Queenstown

West Indies will play two matches against a New Zealand A side at John Davies Oval, Queenstown, in late November.


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.


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.


Regional visitors to converge on resort for multisport event
3 Jun 2020  

Regional visitors to converge on resort for multisport event

Queenstown’s winter multisport event, the 44km David Reid Homes Peak to Peak, opened entries yesterday.


Taupō Ironman world champs postponed
18 May 2020   /

Taupō Ironman world champs postponed

The event was expected to generate $20m for the host city and region.


Recreation groups urge Govt to reconsider travel settings for level 2
4 May 2020   /

Recreation groups urge Govt to reconsider travel settings for level 2

Recreation Aotearoa and the New Zealand Alpine Club are supporting calls from the tourism sector to reduce restrictions around non-essential domestic travel during alert level 2.


Men’s Softball World Cup postponed
28 Apr 2020   /

Men’s Softball World Cup postponed

The WBSC Men’s Softball World Cup scheduled for Auckland’s ELE Stadium in February 2021 has been postponed with a new date yet to be set.


Women’s Cricket World Cup 2021 schedule revealed
12 Mar 2020   /

Women’s Cricket World Cup 2021 schedule revealed

The schedule for the ICC Women’s Cricket World Cup 2021 has been released, with the first game to take place on Waitangi Day at Eden Park in Auckland.


Motatapu draws 4000 participants to Central Otago
12 Mar 2020  

Motatapu draws 4000 participants to Central Otago

Close to 4,000 participants from around New Zealand and 19 countries will take part in Macpac Motatapu near Wanaka this weekend.


Auckland’s ASB Classic tennis event honoured with award
12 Dec 2019   /

Auckland’s ASB Classic tennis event honoured with award

The ASB Classic has been named as the best event in the world for its tier at the annual WTA Awards


3000 attend Winter Forest Festival
6 Aug 2019   /

3000 attend Winter Forest Festival

Almost 3000 spectators and participants attended Rotorua’s Winter Forest Festival on Saturday.


Red Bull Defiance returns to Wanaka with March dates
14 Jun 2019   /

Red Bull Defiance returns to Wanaka with March dates

Red Bull Defiance is returning to Wanaka next year with the two-day adventure race being held on the 28th and 29th of March.


ATEED: New league series to help generate 18k visitor nights
6 Mar 2019   /

ATEED: New league series to help generate 18k visitor nights

Five tests over two weekends in June and November are expected to inject more than $1.2m into Auckland.