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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 >>

Auckland top Australasia meetings and conference destination

Thursday, 8 June 2017, 1:58 pm | Auckland Tourism Events and Economic Development

Auckland has been named the top meetings and conference destination in Australasia at the 2017 World Travel Awards. This is the first time Auckland has received this award, which in recent years has been won exclusively by Melbourne. More >>

All-star headliners for Queens Wharf Auckland Fanzone

Tuesday, 6 June 2017, 12:19 pm | Auckland Tourism Events and Economic Development

As Eden Park prepares for the Blues to take on the British & Irish Lions, an all-star line-up of New Zealand musicians has been confirmed as the centrepiece of the Queens Wharf Auckland Fanzone, ready to rock the fans during the Tests phase of the DHL ... More >>

Auckland to host Food Science and Technology Congress

Wednesday, 17 May 2017, 10:56 am | Auckland Tourism Events and Economic Development

New Zealand’s knowledgeable food industry network and Auckland’s strong business event offering have helped secure the International Union of Food Science and Technology (IUFoST) 20th World Congress of Food Science and Technology for Auckland. More >>

Alexandra the great new option for Lions campervanners

Wednesday, 10 May 2017, 12:31 pm | Auckland Tourism Events and Economic Development

Auckland’s ability to host an army of camper van-driving British and Irish Lions rugby fans at temporary campgrounds next month has just been boosted with at least 200 new sites now available at the region’s famed trotting venue Alexandra Park. More >>

 

 

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