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International performers at Auckland Diwali Festival

Tuesday, 23 September 2014, 1:46 pm | Auckland Tourism Events and Economic Development

Renowned international performers the Sattriya Dance Theatre Group will light up the stage at Aotea Square during this year’s Auckland Diwali Festival celebrations on October 11 and 12. More >>

Brighten up your life at Auckland Diwali Festival

Thursday, 28 August 2014, 10:51 am | Auckland Tourism Events and Economic Development

Aucklanders can look forward to an enlightening experience at this year’s Auckland Diwali Festival on 11–12 October as the event known as the ‘festival of lights’ delves deep into the sights, sounds, tastes and traditions of India. More >>

Auckland in sight for 2018

Monday, 18 August 2014, 1:13 pm | Auckland Tourism Events and Economic Development

More than 500 delegates from around the world will set their sights on Auckland in February 2018 with the city winning the rights to host the Retina International World Congress 2018. More >>

Auckland Diwali Festival Media Update

Friday, 15 August 2014, 11:12 am | Auckland Tourism Events and Economic Development

The two-day Auckland Diwali Festival (11-12 October) brings Aucklanders and visitors of all ages and ethnic backgrounds together to celebrate and experience Indian culture in its many exciting forms. More >>

Business events to boost Auckland’s visitor economy

Tuesday, 12 August 2014, 4:49 pm | Auckland Tourism Events and Economic Development

Auckland is poised to significantly build its visitor economy with the help of a 10-year Business Events Plan designed to grow the value of the conventions sector to a $430 million industry by 2023. More >>

Auckland friendliest city in the world

Friday, 8 August 2014, 12:16 pm | Auckland Tourism Events and Economic Development

Auckland has been named the friendliest city in the world by one of the most renowned international luxury travel magazines, Conde Nast Traveller. The annual readership survey named Auckland as the only New Zealand city to feature in the top ten list. ... More >>

Future stars of world rugby experience best of Auckland

Thursday, 29 May 2014, 1:49 pm | Auckland Tourism Events and Economic Development

The world’s best young rugby players are swapping tackling and passing for sailing, seafood cooking and SkyJumping ahead of the IRB Junior World Championship 2014. More >>

FoodBowl partners celebrate Culley’s growth milestones

Friday, 23 May 2014, 12:28 pm | Auckland Tourism Events and Economic Development

The joint venture partners in Auckland’s state-of-the-art food production facility The FoodBowl – Te Ipu Kai, are delighted to have assisted Culley’s Sauces and Salts in its plans to crack the export market for the first time. More >>

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 >>

 

 

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