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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 >>

Turn your clocks to island time at Pasifika this weekend

Monday, 3 March 2014, 8:35 pm | ATEED

Turn your clocks to island time at Pasifika this weekend Turn your clocks to island time this weekend and journey through the incredible sights, sounds, tastes and colours of 11 Pacific Islands at Pasifika Festival 2014. Pasifika is the largest celebration ... More >>

Auckland celebrates as Greatest Weekend closes

Monday, 17 February 2014, 8:42 am | ATEED

Auckland celebrates as Greatest Weekend closes Event organisers are pleased with how Auckland’s Greatest Weekend has gone, and it will end with a bang later this evening with an impressive fireworks display from the Sky Tower to close the Auckland ... More >>

Auckland’s cup runneth over

Thursday, 13 February 2014, 11:54 am | ATEED

Today’s celebration to mark one-year-to-go to the start of the ICC Cricket World Cup 2015 also marks the countdown to a massive summer of major events for Auckland next year. The ICC Cricket World Cup 2015 will be one of the headline events in 2015, ... More >>

Auckland Lantern Festival lights up the city

Monday, 10 February 2014, 11:31 am | ATEED

Starting with a lantern-only night this Thursday 13 February and closing with a spectacular fireworks finale from the Sky Tower on Sunday 16 February, the Auckland Lantern Festival is set to light up Auckland this weekend. The festival – now in ... More >>

Auckland international visitor arrivals set new record

Monday, 3 February 2014, 6:40 pm | ATEED

Auckland international visitor arrivals set new record Auckland welcomed the most international visitors ever to the city in December 2013 to cap off a record year, according to the latest results from Statistics New Zealand. International arrivals ... More >>

Auckland’s new domestic marketing campaign kicks off

Friday, 17 January 2014, 2:35 pm | ATEED

Aucklanders have the chance to win their ultimate Auckland weekend to share with their friends and family in a new competition that kicked-off today, as part of Auckland’s new domestic marketing campaign – AKL: The Show Never Stops. More >>

 

 

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