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Auckland and Whangarei to host Women’s Rugby World Cup

Friday, 16 November 2018, 8:41 am | Auckland Tourism Events and Economic Development

Auckland and Whangarei have been confirmed as hosts of the Women’s Rugby World Cup 2021 – the first time the tournament will be held in the Southern Hemisphere. More >>

Auckland the place to be next winter

Wednesday, 17 October 2018, 2:36 pm | Auckland Tourism Events and Economic Development

A plan is underway to make Auckland an unmissable winter destination, to bring more visitors to the region in quieter months when spare capacity exists. More >>

What's stopping young people from entering Tourism?

Wednesday, 22 August 2018, 3:10 pm | Auckland Tourism Events and Economic Development

New research delving into the minds of New Zealand’s young people has uncovered some fascinating insights into what they think about working in tourism and who influences that thinking. More >>

Walk the Fan Trail to Eden Park double-header

Monday, 20 August 2018, 11:19 am | Auckland Tourism Events and Economic Development

Auckland’s renowned Fan Trail will be operating from Ponsonby for the massive Black Ferns and All Blacks double-header at Eden Park on Saturday 25 August. More >>

Go behind the scenes at Auckland Diwali Festival

Wednesday, 15 August 2018, 11:20 am | Auckland Tourism Events and Economic Development

Do you study, work in or aspire to study or work in event management? Would your studies, work or aspirations benefit by taking part in the 2018 Auckland Diwali Festival observer programme? • If so, and you have Indian heritage, the festival organisers ... More >>

Call for stalls at 2018 Auckland Diwali Festival

Wednesday, 27 June 2018, 1:57 pm | Auckland Tourism Events and Economic Development

SUMMARY • Stallholder registrations are now open for the 2018 Auckland Diwali Festival. • The 2018 festival takes place in Aotea Square and Queen St on Saturday, 20 and Sunday, 21 October, Labour Weekend. • People keen to get involved can apply ... More >>

Auckland wins bid to host international medical symposium

Wednesday, 30 May 2018, 2:29 pm | Auckland Tourism Events and Economic Development

Auckland has won the bid to host the 13th International Symposium of Pediatric Pain (ISPP) in 2021 along with the addition of some new peripheral events to allow for more in-depth exploration of specific topics in paediatric pain. More >>

Auckland region benefits from DHL NZ Lions Series 2017

Wednesday, 7 March 2018, 9:23 am | Auckland Tourism Events and Economic Development

A cohesive regional push to secure two test matches for Auckland in the DHL New Zealand Lions Series 2017 has paid off, attracting thousands of international visitors, generating millions of dollars of new money and supporting hundreds of jobs. More >>

Update: new data available on Auckland Index

Wednesday, 7 March 2018, 9:17 am | Auckland Tourism Events and Economic Development

• Updated data on Auckland’s economy is now available on the Auckland Index, an interactive, online data tool launched in October 2017 by Auckland Tourism, Events and Economic Development (ATEED). More >>

Contemporary Māori creative arts in spotlight

Monday, 22 January 2018, 12:37 pm | Auckland Tourism Events and Economic Development

Māori artists and designers exhibit in a new Tāmaki Herenga Waka Festival feature on Auckland Anniversary Weekend SUMMARY • Leading and upcoming Māori artists and fashion designers are exhibiting at the 2018 Tāmaki Herenga Waka Festival. • The ... More >>

Lots for tamariki at Tāmaki Herenga Waka Festival

Monday, 15 January 2018, 11:25 am | Auckland Tourism Events and Economic Development

Tamariki can have lots of fun at the Tāmaki Herenga Waka Festival on Auckland Anniversary Weekend at the ANZ Viaduct Events Centre and Viaduct Harbour. From dancing and singing taniwha on stage, to te reo Māori cartoons and games, making model waka and paddling ... More >>

New ATEED Head of Tourism appointed

Wednesday, 25 October 2017, 1:27 pm | Auckland Tourism Events and Economic Development

• Steffan Panoho, an experienced tourism leader with an excellent track record for promoting Auckland and New Zealand in international markets, has been appointed as Head of Tourism at Auckland Tourism, Events & Economic Development (ATEED). More >>

Auckland major events funding applications now open

Tuesday, 24 October 2017, 2:04 pm | Auckland Tourism Events and Economic Development

Applications for major events sponsorship from Auckland Tourism, Events and Economic Development (ATEED) are now open. • ATEED sponsors major events, on behalf of Auckland Council, to realise economic and social benefits for Auckland. • The region’s ... More >>

Auckland events, event professionals garner national awards

Thursday, 12 October 2017, 5:16 pm | Auckland Tourism Events and Economic Development

• Jennah Wootten, the woman who headed what was named the ‘best World Masters Games ever’ wins New Zealand Event Awards Event Professional of the Year. More >>

International Students Have a Ball Learning to Play Rugby

Tuesday, 3 October 2017, 12:41 pm | Auckland Tourism Events and Economic Development

• 155+ international students give rugby a go in a new programme with Study Auckland, New Zealand Rugby and Auckland Rugby. More >>

More economic development accolades for Auckland

Wednesday, 20 September 2017, 3:39 pm | Auckland Tourism Events and Economic Development

• Auckland has added to its great record in the International Economic Development Council's annual awards with its first ever gold, and another bronze, announced in Toronto yesterday. More >>

Auckland’s business events contribute $46m in 2016/17

Tuesday, 12 September 2017, 1:42 pm | Auckland Tourism Events and Economic Development

Auckland’s business events sector continues to go from strength-to-strength, delivering millions into the regional economy each year. More >>

Auckland set to sail into a record cruise for 2017/18

Friday, 8 September 2017, 10:21 am | Auckland Tourism Events and Economic Development

• Auckland will have 123 cruise ship visits during 2017/18 – contributing $245m to regional economy. More >>

Tens of Thousands for Emirates Team NZ homecoming parade

Thursday, 6 July 2017, 5:19 pm | Auckland Tourism Events and Economic Development

• Tens of thousands of people travelled into the central city and waterfront to welcome Emirates Team New Zealand and the America’s Cup back to New Zealand. More >>

Great Barrier awarded rare status

Friday, 23 June 2017, 10:12 am | Auckland Tourism Events and Economic Development

Great Barrier Island, located 100 kilometres north-east of central Auckland, has become the first island in the world to be designated an International Dark Sky Sanctuary in a bid to protect its night skies for present and future generations. More >>

 

 

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