Te Anau Milford Highway crash

Press Release – Explorers Tourlines

MEDIA STATEMENT Friday 24 March 2017 From Explorer Tourlines Ltd Te Anau Milford Highway crash, Tuesday 21 March 2017 Presented at Press Conference held today 2pm at Rydges Latimer Christchurch Thank you all for joining us this afternoon on short … Read more »

Queenstown named NZ’s best destination

Press Release – Destination Queenstown

Queenstown, New Zealand (24 March, 2017) Queenstown has once again been named the number one destination in New Zealand in the TripAdvisor Travellers’ Choice Awards 2017. Read more »

Govt push for FTAs to cover 90% of export goods

Article – BusinessDesk

March 24 (BusinessDesk) – The government’s newly minted trade agenda wants near-saturation free trade agreement coverage for locally exported goods by 2030, however it doesn’t want to pass up opportunities offered by new technology enabling more service exports. Read more »

New trade focus to benefit tourism

Press Release – Tourism Industry Aotearoa

The Governments new focus on services exports will benefit tourism New Zealands largest export sector, Tourism Industry Aotearoa says. TIA has welcomed todays launch of the refreshed trade policy strategy, Trade Agenda 2030 Securing our … Read more »

Air NZ’s 75th exhibition hits millionth visitor milestone

Press Release – Air New Zealand

Air New Zealands 75th anniversary exhibition has welcomed the one millionth visitor through its three-year, nationwide tour. Read more »

Prime Minister meets kiwi chick at Rainbow Springs

Press Release – Rainbow Springs

Prime Minister Bill English met a kiwi chick at Rainbow Springs in Rotorua this morning, while on a visit to learn more about the parks kiwi conservation work. Read more »

Record travel and trade volumes for summer

Press Release – New Zealand Government

Customs has done an outstanding job clearing a record number of passengers this summer season while continuing to protect the border with numerous seizures and arrests, Customs Minister Nicky Wagner says. Read more »

First Ever Melbourne Cup Cruise from New Zealand

Press Release – P and O Cruises

P&O Cruises is stepping up the cruise pace in New Zealand, sailing on its first Melbourne Cup Carnival voyage from Auckland this November ahead of a record-breaking season in 2018. Read more »

Air Line Pilots to Fight Supreme Court Appeal

Press Release – New Zealand Airline Pilots’ Association

The New Zealand Air Line Pilots Association (NZALPA) board today announced it will fund and fight to maintain the recent Court of Appeal decision for the Director of Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) to reconsider his review of the 90-metre safety … Read more »

Show your support for mobile blackspot funding

Press Release – Chris Bishop

National List MP based in Hutt South Chris Bishop MP today launched a campaign to get mobile coverage in the Catchpool and Orongorongo valleys in Rimutaka Forest Park. (see https://issues.national.org.nz/support-mobile-coverage/ ) Read more »

Additional summer services to Christchurch

Press Release – Singapore Airlines

Singapore Airlines today announced it will again provide supplementary services to and from Christchurch for the 2017/18 summer season. From 30 November 2017 through to 16 February 2018 Singapore Airlines will add an additional 30 flights into Christchurch … Read more »

#LOVETAUPO autumn campaign launched

Press Release – Great Lake Taupo

Destination Great Lake Taupo (DGLT) has just launched its Love Taupo campaign profiling the region as the ultimate place to unwind, relax and recharge this autumn. The campaign is all about telling the story of the region as a relaxing autumn destination. Read more »

Cultural tourism in Te Tairāwhiti

Press Release – Te Puni Kokiri

PNUI PPAHO | MEDIA RELEASE Te 21 o Maehe 2017 | 20 March 2017 Cultural tourism in Te Tairwhiti Cultural tourism, apiary development, drivers licensing and whnau enterprise are some of the initiatives supported through the regional investment … Read more »

50th anniversary of opening of SH25A Kopu-Hikuai Road

Press Release – New Zealand Transport Agency

This week marks a significant milestone in the history of one of Coromandel Peninsulas key access routes. On a very wet day 50 years ago a ceremony was held to open 29 kilometres of state highway that connects the towns of Tairua and Hikuai and provides … Read more »

Beach Hop road closures

Press Release – Thames Coromandel District Council

There are a number of road closures in the next couple of days as one of our most iconic festivals, The Beach Hop, takes place. We apologise for any inconvenience and ask for your patience on our roads. If you’re here for the Hop, enjoy your stay. Read more »

Rewards on every room as Air New Zealand and Expedia team up

Press Release – Air New Zealand

22 March 2017 Rewards on every room as Air New Zealand and Expedia team up Read more »

Migrants and tourists still flocking to New Zealand

Article – BusinessDesk

March 21 (BusinessDesk) – Migrants and tourists continued to flock to New Zealand in record numbers in the year to February, although the net inflow may be showing signs of leveling off. Read more »

Investment into Snowmaking for Treble Cone

Press Release – Treble Cone

LAKE WANAKA, New Zealand Treble Cone is proud to announce that a new snowmaking system will be in place for the 2017 season. The new hardware and controls are designed to enable Treble Cone to open on schedule even in seasons such as 2016 with … Read more »

Opportunity to Be a Part of the National Community Awards

Press Release – TrustPower

This Friday (24 March), 25 voluntary groups from around the country, with their regional Mayors and Senior Councillors in tow, will arrive in Rotorua for a weekend long event to celebrate volunteerism and vie for the prestigious title of the Trustpower National … Read more »

NZ guest nights hit new record in January

Article – BusinessDesk

March 20 (BusinessDesk) – New Zealand accommodation providers hosted a record number of guests in January, as a surge in international visitors during the summer months offset a decline in local stays, the latest data shows. Read more »

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