Air New Zealand welcomes air freight decision

Press Release – Air New Zealand Public Affairs

The Australian Federal Court today delivered its decision in relation to the long running airfreight case brought by the ACCC in 2010, alleging agreements with airline competitors in Hong Kong and Singapore between 2000 and 2006. Read more »

Petrel protection plan part of project

Press Release – Lincoln University

Asking why the Westland Black Petrel crossed the road may sound like a bad joke but it is a serious business for the bird and a Lincoln University researcher. The birds only breeding ground in the world is on the other side, so it is probably a bit keener … Read more »

Sudima Hotels Finalist in Westpac Auckland Business Awards

Press Release – Sudima Hotel Group

The five-property Australasian accommodation business Sudima Hotel Group has outdone itself. Sudima Auckland Airport was named a finalist in the Employer of Choice category in the 2013 Westpac Auckland Business Awards South, and the company is now vying … Read more »

Hotelier picks up ‘Excellence in Business Leadership’ Gong

Press Release – Sudima Hotel Group

The five-property Australasian accommodation business Sudima Hotel Group has cause to celebrate, again this time, adding winner to its list of accolades, at Thursday 9 Octobers Westpac Auckland Business Awards South final event. Read more »

Rare Fiordland penguins delight first walkers of the season

Press Release – Hollyford Track Guided Walks

Hollyford Track Guided Walks, owned and operated by Ngi Tahu Tourism, has opened for the summer season and early walkers on the track have been rewarded with regular sightings of the rare Fiordland Crested Penguin. Read more »

Quest on Ward takes top spot at Quest annual awards

Press Release – Quest Serviced Apartment Group

The franchise director of Quest on Ward in Hamilton has been named South Pacific Quest Franchise of the Year at the companys annual awards recently. The awards recognise and celebrate the franchise directors who have demonstrated an outstanding … Read more »

Britz helps New Zealand 9 break world record

Press Release – Britz Campervans

Britz are delighted to be supporting Ben Southall, Luke Edwards and Patrick Kinsella to break a world record by running the equivalent of 9 and a half marathons and 145kms of kayaking in 9 days. Read more »

Remember Cyclone Season When Travelling to the Pacific

Press Release – Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs & Trade is urging New Zealanders travelling to the Pacific during the next five months to register their details online at www.safetravel.govt.nz . Read more »

Manabus.Com Launches in NZ

Press Release – Mana Bus

Great value tickets starting from $1 plus a $1 booking fee with no hidden costs Read more »

Back-Roads Touring experiences bumper growth in New Zealand

Press Release – Back-Roads Touring

Back-Roads Touring are rounding out the year with news today that the brand has experienced more than 30 per cent growth in the New Zealand market over the last 12 months. Read more »

Air NZ releases behind the scenes look at epic safety video

Press Release – Air New Zealand

Air New Zealand, the official airline of Middle-earth, has released an exclusive behind the scenes look at the making of The Most Epic Safety Video Ever Made . Read more »

Commerce Commission’s WACC announcement

Press Release – Auckland Airport

Auckland Airport has received the Commerce Commissions final report on proposed changes to the Weighted Average Cost of Capital (WACC) for the price-controlled, electricity and gas sectors. Read more »

Bookings roll in for new Naked Bus Sleeper

Press Release – Naked Bus

Bookings are rolling in for the new Naked Bus Sleeper service launched last week – the first of its kind in New Zealand. The Sleeper provides lie-flat beds with sheets, pillows (and a onesie for a limited time) for overnight travellers between Auckland, … Read more »

Intrepid Tourism Demand Leads to Local Retail Investment

Press Release – House of Travel

Increasing local demand for trips to more adventurous and off the beaten track destinations is helping drive continued success for an Ashburton travel agency. Read more »

Souter launches ManaBus.com long-distance bus operator

Article – BusinessDesk

Oct. 29 (BusinessDesk) – Competition has increased in the long-distance bus market with the launch today of a new city-to-city express service, ManaBus.com. Read more »

Mountain Bike Event at Tūtira

Press Release – Hawke’s Bay Regional Council

A new mountain bike event is being held at Ttira Regional Park on Sunday, 9 November. The event is being run by Hawkes Bay Regional Council with support from the Hawkes Bay Mountain Bike Club. Read more »

Holiday park confidence at near record level

Press Release – Holiday Accommodation Parks Association

Holiday park owners have a spring in their step, with confidence levels rising to near record levels and Labour Weekend heralding the start of a busy summer. Business confidence has increased towards the start of the peak holiday period and is almost … Read more »

Air New Zealand’s epic safety video the most popular yet

Press Release – Air New Zealand Public Affairs

With close to 120,000 people viewing it online every hour, Air New Zealands latest Hobbit-inspired safety video, The Most Epic Safety Video Ever Made, has become the airlines most popular video to date, clocking up a record 16 million online views … Read more »

Tourism fund opens for third round

Press Release – New Zealand Government

Prime Minister and Tourism Minister John Key today announced applications are open for the third round of funding in the Tourism Growth Partnership. The $32 million contestable Government fund aims to boost innovation and productivity in the tourism … Read more »

Visitor spend increase keeps tourism on track for 2025

Press Release – Tourism Industry Association

New visitor spend figures show New Zealands tourism industry is on track to achieve its goal of almost doubling tourism revenue by 2025, the Tourism Industry Association New Zealand (TIA) says. Read more »

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