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Auckland SMEs focused on building capability

Wednesday, 17 August 2016, 3:28 pm | Auckland Tourism Events and Economic Development

Auckland’s small and medium-sized businesses (SMEs) are showing their commitment to build capacity with investment in innovation, research and development (R&D), and training to improve capability through the government funded Regional Business ... More >>

Sponsorship applications open for major events in Auckland

Monday, 11 July 2016, 1:11 pm | Auckland Tourism Events and Economic Development

Event organisers and promoters planning events in the Auckland region from July 2017 onwards now have an opportunity to apply for sponsorship. Auckland Tourism Events and Economic Development (ATEED) invests in major events, on behalf of Auckland Council, ... More >>

Young entrepreneurs venture into Dragons Den

Thursday, 30 June 2016, 12:33 pm | Auckland Tourism Events and Economic Development

Young entrepreneurs from across Auckland have ventured into the ‘Dragons Den’ this week, pitching their business ideas to local business people as part of the Lion Foundation Young Enterprise Scheme (YES). More >>

GridAKL cited as driving technology and innovation success

Wednesday, 22 June 2016, 10:59 am | Auckland Tourism Events and Economic Development

Auckland’s drive to become an innovation hub of the Asia Pacific has been recognised in a comprehensive report on New Zealand’s technology sector. More >>

Auckland’s young entrepreneurs praised for business ideas

Wednesday, 18 May 2016, 1:50 pm | Auckland Tourism Events and Economic Development

• 137 young Auckland entrepreneurs (15-24 year olds) entered IDEAStarter - a competition in its second year which backs young people to turn their business ideas into action. More >>

Auckland named next region to host TRENZ

Friday, 13 May 2016, 12:41 pm | Auckland Tourism Events and Economic Development

Auckland has been named host region for the 2017 instalment of TRENZ – New Zealand’s biggest annual tourism event. More >>

Techweek AKL 2016 starts today

Friday, 13 May 2016, 11:08 am | Auckland Tourism Events and Economic Development

Techweek AKL 2016 is all systems go, with the first of more than 50 events in Auckland celebrating design, innovation and technology kicking off today. More >>

Auckland’s booming visitor economy continues to shine

Thursday, 12 May 2016, 11:27 am | Auckland Tourism Events and Economic Development

Tourism continues to be a star performer for Auckland’s economy with record numbers of visitors flocking to the region and bringing with them a wave of benefits for the city. More >>

Auckland’s Māori tourism operators carve out spot

Wednesday, 11 May 2016, 1:05 pm | Auckland Tourism Events and Economic Development

Auckland’s Māori tourism operators carve out spot on NZ’s cultural tourism map More >>

Dream, create and do with IDEAStarter

Wednesday, 9 March 2016, 4:46 pm | Auckland Tourism Events and Economic Development

Young Auckland entrepreneurs once again have the chance to get their business idea off the ground by entering IDEAStarter – a competition which backs young people to ‘dream, create and do’, turning their energy and ideas into action. More >>

Meet League Heroes in Aotea Square on Friday

Wednesday, 3 February 2016, 12:00 pm | Auckland Tourism Events and Economic Development

Meet League Heroes in Aotea Square on Friday Rugby league fans have the chance to welcome more than 288 NRL players to Aotea Square on Friday, at the Downer NRL Auckland Nines Fan Day, in an event packed with free fan-friendly, family-friendly activities. ... More >>

Tāmaki Herenga Waka Festival Finale

Sunday, 31 January 2016, 5:28 pm | Auckland Tourism Events and Economic Development

Tāmaki Herenga Waka Festival Finale Some of the brightest stars in the Māori musical firmament will round off the Tāmaki Herenga Waka Festival performance programme as part of the festival finale on Monday, 1 February. The inaugural festival, which ... More >>

Light shines from Rangitoto

Saturday, 30 January 2016, 2:50 pm | Auckland Tourism Events and Economic Development

Light shines from Rangitoto Tonight [Friday 29 January], a beam of light will shine upwards from the summit of Rangitoto to the heavens. Te Haeata o Rangitoto is a large-scale outdoor light activation, coinciding with the inaugural Tāmaki Herenga Waka Festival. ... More >>

TripAdvisor ranks Auckland as one of the Top Destinations

Wednesday, 9 December 2015, 11:51 am | Auckland Tourism Events and Economic Development

Auckland has been named one of the ‘Top Destinations on the Rise’ in the South Pacific in the TripAdvisor Travellers’ Choice Awards for 2015. More >>

Auckland welcomes victorious All Blacks

Wednesday, 4 November 2015, 5:31 pm | Auckland Tourism Events and Economic Development

Thousands of Auckland fans took the chance to greet the back-to-back Rugby World Cup champion All Blacks in the central city today, just hours after the team flew in from London. More >>

Meet the V8 Supercars champion drivers

Monday, 2 November 2015, 12:15 pm | Auckland Tourism Events and Economic Development

Trans-Tasman rivalry motors on this week, right into the heart of Auckland with the V8 Supercars Fan Day at Aotea Square on Thursday 5 November. More >>

Help choose the V8 Supercars Drive-in Movie

Wednesday, 7 October 2015, 10:14 am | Auckland Tourism Events and Economic Development

You can help choose which movie plays at the free V8 Supercars Drive-in Movie, taking place at the ASB Showgrounds on Saturday 31 October. More >>

Auckland welcomes new annual music festival

Thursday, 24 September 2015, 11:21 am | Auckland Tourism Events and Economic Development

Auckland is welcoming a new annual music and culture festival to its sizzling summer events calendar. More >>

Auckland shows all the right moves in Born to Dance

Wednesday, 23 September 2015, 3:04 pm | Auckland Tourism Events and Economic Development

Multi-cultural, hip and beautiful Auckland is a star of Born to Dance , a home-grown feature film opening nationwide tomorrow which will show off the region to a global audience. More >>

Spice up your life at Auckland Diwali Festival

Wednesday, 23 September 2015, 1:58 pm | Auckland Tourism Events and Economic Development

The heart of Auckland will be filled with the sights, sounds and tastes of Indian culture on Saturday 17 and Sunday 18 October, when the Auckland Diwali Festival returns for its 14th year. More >>

 

 

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