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ATEED welcomes film incentive announcement

Wednesday, 2 April 2014, 4:31 pm | Auckland Tourism Events and Economic Development

The release of key criteria in the Government’s revamped New Zealand Screen Production Grant (NZSPG), which came into effect yesterday, is welcome news for Auckland’s hugely valuable screen sector, says Auckland Tourism, Events and Economic Development ... More >>

RSA to host V8 Supercars drivers

Thursday, 27 March 2014, 3:06 pm | Auckland Tourism Events and Economic Development

V8 Supercars drivers Fabian Coulthard, Chaz Mostert, Will Davidson and Michael Caruso will provide a unique perspective on life behind the wheel at a charity fundraising event to support the Pukekohe and Districts RSA. More >>

Auckland in top five Ultimate Sports Cities

Wednesday, 26 March 2014, 3:43 pm | Auckland Tourism Events and Economic Development

Auckland has been shortlisted in the top five SportBusiness Ultimate Sports Cities Awards, reinforcing Auckland’s global reputation for hosting international sporting events. More >>

Record-breaking start to the year for Auckland tourism

Tuesday, 25 March 2014, 4:54 pm | Auckland Tourism Events and Economic Development

Auckland’s tourism industry has experienced its best ever summer month, with record-breaking international visitor arrivals and an unprecedented 93 per cent hotel occupancy rate in February 2014. More >>

Auckland tourism partnerships support tourism target

Monday, 24 March 2014, 2:54 pm | Auckland Tourism Events and Economic Development

Auckland Tourism, Events and Economic Development (ATEED) endorses the new national tourism framework released today, saying it aligns with Auckland’s approach to growing the visitor economy. More >>

FIFA inspectors give Auckland thumbs up

Thursday, 6 March 2014, 4:55 pm | Auckland Tourism Events and Economic Development

Some of the most senior officials from football’s world governing body, FIFA, have given Auckland a huge thumbs up as it prepares to host FIFA’s second largest global tournament – the U-20 World Cup in 2015. More >>

Get an authentic taste of the Pacific at Pasifika

Thursday, 27 February 2014, 12:48 pm | Auckland Tourism Events and Economic Development

Visitors to Pasifika Festival 2014 will get an authentic taste of the Pacific Islands, with nearly 250 food and craft stalls at this year’s event. More >>

Auckland rated in top three cities in the world

Friday, 21 February 2014, 9:10 am | Auckland Tourism Events and Economic Development

Auckland has taken third spot in Mercer’s 2014 Quality of Living rankings for the second year in a row, cementing its position as a world-class city. Auckland features behind quality European destinations Vienna and Zurich, in first and second place ... More >>

Island hop ‘til you drop at Pasifika Festival 2014

Thursday, 13 February 2014, 4:49 pm | Auckland Tourism Events and Economic Development

Aucklanders can get ready to island hop ‘til they drop on 8 and 9 March as Western Springs Park is transformed into 11 Pacific Island villages for Pasifika Festival 2014. The event is the biggest celebration of Pacific Island culture and heritage ... More >>

Sand and sea at Auckland Lantern Festival on the waterfront

Thursday, 30 January 2014, 1:50 pm | Auckland Tourism Events and Economic Development

Aucklanders can enjoy a very different Auckland Lantern Festival experience at Queens Wharf this year with a relaxed, family-friendly urban picnic on the waterfront. More >>

Auckland’s plan to attract investors ranks highly

Wednesday, 22 January 2014, 3:44 pm | Auckland Tourism Events and Economic Development

A strategy developed by Auckland Tourism, Events and Economic Development (ATEED) to attract foreign direct investment into Auckland has been named fourth best in the Asia-Pacific. More >>

Fans’ chance to show NRL stars some Auckland aroha

Wednesday, 15 January 2014, 2:26 pm | Auckland Tourism Events and Economic Development

Rugby league supporters and fans will get the chance to welcome all 16 NRL club teams to Auckland for the first time on Valentine’s Day (14 February) at Aotea Square, Auckland. More >>

ATEED welcomes screen industry incentive changes

Monday, 16 December 2013, 2:57 pm | Auckland Tourism Events and Economic Development

Auckland Tourism, Events and Economic Development (ATEED) welcomes today’s announcement that the Government is boosting screen production incentives for both overseas and New Zealand productions. More >>

Great deals for Aucklanders to explore their home turf

Wednesday, 13 November 2013, 2:44 pm | Auckland Tourism Events and Economic Development

Aucklanders are being encouraged to experience more of Auckland this November with 50 to 85 per cent off a range of great activities across the region. The initiative – ‘Discover the best of Auckland’ – has been launched today by Auckland Tourism, ... More >>

Auckland one of Lonely Planet’s Top 10 Cities

Tuesday, 29 October 2013, 11:51 am | Auckland Tourism Events and Economic Development

Auckland has been rated as one of the world’s Top 10 Cities to visit next year in Lonely Planet’s Best in Travel 2014, published today. More >>

Awesome Auckland Service Rewarded

Thursday, 24 October 2013, 1:32 pm | Auckland Tourism Events and Economic Development

Top customer business service is now being rewarded across Auckland with the help of the region’s economic growth agency, Auckland Tourism, Events and Economic Development (ATEED), which has become a major sponsor of the Auckland Awesome Service Awards. More >>

Auckland Diwali Festival lights up this weekend

Tuesday, 15 October 2013, 3:55 pm | Auckland Tourism Events and Economic Development

Step into the light this weekend as Aotea Square and part of Queen Street are transformed into an Indian Mela (bazaar) with more than 50 food and craft stalls for the Auckland Diwali Festival. More >>

Auckland schools get a taste of Diwali

Tuesday, 1 October 2013, 12:45 pm | Auckland Tourism Events and Economic Development

Five Auckland primary schools will get a taste of Auckland Diwali Festival celebrations this month as part of Asia New Zealand Foundation’s ‘Asia Awareness in Schools’ programme. More >>

Play the WICKED game to win a weekend in Auckland

Friday, 20 September 2013, 2:56 pm | Auckland Tourism Events and Economic Development

Kiwis have the chance to win a holiday in Auckland with an innovative game based on the Broadway musical WICKED, launched today by ATEED (Auckland Tourism, Events and Economic Development). More >>

Superwoman to debut at Auckland Diwali Festival

Tuesday, 17 September 2013, 3:51 pm | Auckland Tourism Events and Economic Development

International blogger and YouTube sensation Superwoman (aka Lilly Singh) will bring her unique brand of cyber humour to the stage at this year’s Auckland Diwali Festival – on 19 and 20 October. More >>

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