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Wickets, waves and wontons, a massive weekend in Auckland

Friday, 27 February 2015, 10:17 am | ATEED

Auckland turns on more free activities this weekend with Auckland Lantern Festival 2015, the Volvo Ocean Race Village, and ICC Cricket World Cup 2015 action heating up. The Fan Trail is back, for Auckland’s first fixture – the highly anticipated ... More >>

Auckland to officially welcome BLACKCAPS

Monday, 23 February 2015, 4:14 pm | ATEED

Cricket fans in Auckland will get a chance to meet the BLACKCAPS this week during a public welcome event at the ICC Cricket World Cup 2015 Fanzone in Takutai Square, Britomart. The team will be officially welcomed to Auckland by Mayor Len Brown at ... More >>

Auckland to open ICC Cricket World Cup 2015 Fanzone

Wednesday, 11 February 2015, 4:17 pm | ATEED

Auckland’s non-stop summer is set to continue at the ICC Cricket World Cup 2015 Fanzone in the Britomart Precinct, where almost every tournament match will be screened live and free to the public. More >>

2014 a record year for Auckland international tourism

Wednesday, 4 February 2015, 9:18 am | ATEED

2014 a record year for Auckland international tourism Auckland has reached a significant milestone, welcoming more than two million international arrivals in a 12 month period for the first time ever to help boost the visitor economy. The latest results from ... More >>

Teams say YES to a bright business future

Monday, 15 December 2014, 10:05 am | ATEED

Teams from Auckland secondary schools continued the region’s proud record of success in the Lion Foundation Young Enterprise Scheme’s (YES) national awards, announced at a glittering event in Wellington on Wednesday. More >>

Own a piece of Auckland history

Monday, 3 November 2014, 2:12 pm | ATEED

Own a piece of Auckland history A new merchandise range celebrating Auckland’s people and places went on sale today as the city gears up to celebrate its 175th anniversary in 2015. The range includes a selection of some of Auckland’s earliest ... More >>

ATEED welcomes Māori development commitment

Tuesday, 21 October 2014, 7:02 pm | ATEED

Auckland Tourism, Events and Economic Development (ATEED) Chief Executive Brett O’Riley has welcomed the new government’s focus on Māori economic development outlined in the Speech from the Throne delivered today. “One of our primary areas ... More >>

Deals for Aucklanders to become tourists in their city

Monday, 20 October 2014, 10:23 am | ATEED

Aucklanders will be able to purchase a range of half price deals from today, including trips to several of the Hauraki Gulf islands, thrilling jet boat rides, scenic helicopter flights, tickets to some of Auckland’s top attractions and much more. More >>

Cricketing great pads-up for Auckland Diwali Festival

Friday, 3 October 2014, 4:29 pm | ATEED

One of New Zealand’s finest test cricketers will come out of retirement to be part of this year’s Auckland Diwali Festival, taking place on 11 and 12 October at Aotea Square and Queen Street. More >>

Auckland leads New Zealand superyacht boom

Wednesday, 1 October 2014, 10:24 am | ATEED

Auckland enjoyed a record superyacht season between April 2013 and March 2014 with $29 million net economic impact to the regional economy. The significant value of the superyacht sector is confirmed in an independent report by the Superyacht Intelligence ... More >>

Help light up Auckland at Diwali Festival 2014

Tuesday, 1 July 2014, 3:16 pm | ATEED

Applications are now open for stallholders and performers who would like to help light up Auckland at Auckland Diwali Festival 2014. The Auckland Diwali Festival is a two day celebration that brings Aucklanders and visitors of all ages and ethnic ... More >>

NRL Nines reaps $9million return for Auckland

Monday, 16 June 2014, 8:57 am | ATEED

The inaugural Dick Smith NRL Auckland Nines has surpassed all expectations, delivering $9.35 million in GDP to Auckland – more than double the forecast return on investment. Mayor Len Brown today joined ATEED Chief Executive Brett O’Riley, Duco Events’ ... More >>

Domestic tourism leads Auckland’s visitor growth

Saturday, 14 June 2014, 5:42 pm | ATEED

Auckland’s tourism industry has experienced a strong autumn led by more Kiwis visiting the region, with domestic guest nights up 10 per cent in April compared to the same month last year. Figures just released by Statistics New Zealand show ... More >>

Local businesses welcome IRB Junior World Championship 2014

Friday, 23 May 2014, 10:37 am | ATEED

Local businesses welcome IRB Junior World Championship 2014 Auckland business associations in Takapuna, Kingsland, Dominion Road and Pukekohe are pulling out all stops to welcome visiting teams of the IRB Junior World Championship 2014. The future stars of world ... More >>

ATEED announces bumper line-up of events for 2014/15

Thursday, 22 May 2014, 10:13 am | ATEED

Auckland will enjoy a massive line-up of major events over the next year, including a diverse portfolio of sporting, arts and cultural events. Auckland Tourism, Events and Economic Development (ATEED), on behalf of Auckland Council, today announced ... More >>

Visitor economy returns billions for Auckland

Monday, 19 May 2014, 9:14 am | ATEED

Visitor economy returns billions for Auckland Auckland’s visitor economy is booming with new targets set to deliver 12,000 new jobs by 2021, when the industry will be generating a record $7.2 billion annually. Mayor Len Brown today announced plans ... More >>

GridAKL opening to fuel Auckland’s high-tech economy

Thursday, 15 May 2014, 9:17 am | ATEED

Auckland’s journey to become an innovation hub of the Asia-Pacific region and a high-tech economy took a big step forward today with the opening of GridAKL – Auckland Council’s innovation precinct at Wynyard Quarter. More >>

New luxury hotel to boost Auckland economy

Wednesday, 16 April 2014, 10:36 am | ATEED

New luxury hotel to boost Auckland economy A new five-star hotel development on Auckland’s waterfront will strengthen the region’s visitor economy says Auckland Tourism, Events and Economic Development (ATEED). Waterfront Auckland and Beijing based developer ... More >>

Auckland ranks as one of world’s ultimate sports cities

Friday, 11 April 2014, 9:15 am | ATEED

Auckland has been named the third best sporting city in the world at the prestigious SportBusiness Ultimate Sports Cities Awards, a strong international endorsement for Auckland’s Major Events Strategy and approach to driving economic growth. More >>

Early bird football fans will see ‘the next Maradona’

Friday, 14 March 2014, 1:12 pm | ATEED

Football fans who get in early to purchase venue packs for next year’s FIFA U-20 World Cup will be rewarded with a chance to witness the spotlight shine on football’s future superstars from less than $20 per match More >>

 

 

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