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ITM 500 Auckland volunteers finish on top

Thursday, 11 December 2014, 4:44 pm | Auckland Tourism Events and Economic Development

New Zealand’s largest annual motorsport event, the ITM 500 Auckland V8 Supercars race, has enjoyed a strong finish to 2014, winning the ‘Best Volunteer Group’ award at the annual V8 Supercars awards held in Sydney recently. More >>

Global Sports City Index ranking enhances Auckland

Monday, 8 December 2014, 12:04 pm | Auckland Tourism Events and Economic Development

Auckland’s reputation as a global sports city has been enhanced after being named in a major global sporting city ranking - a further international endorsement for the region’s Major Events Strategy and approach to driving economic growth. More >>

Arrival of waka fleet kicks off Auckland’s non-stop summer

Monday, 8 December 2014, 10:11 am | Auckland Tourism Events and Economic Development

Auckland welcomed a fleet of ocean going waka today, marking the start of a non-stop summer in what is anticipated to be the region’s biggest-ever events season. More >>

‘Ultimate waterman’ to be crowned in Auckland

Thursday, 13 November 2014, 2:00 pm | Auckland Tourism Events and Economic Development

Auckland sports fans will be able to see and compete against some of the world’s best water sport athletes next year, with Auckland Tourism, Events & Economic Development (ATEED) today confirming a sponsorship agreement for The Ultimate Waterman. More >>

Auckland major events sponsorship window now open

Tuesday, 11 November 2014, 1:15 pm | Auckland Tourism Events and Economic Development

Major events seeking sponsorship for the 2015/16 year have an opportunity to apply for sponsorship, with the annual baseline window now open. More >>

Global genetics congress chooses Auckland

Wednesday, 8 October 2014, 5:06 pm | Auckland Tourism Events and Economic Development

Auckland will play host to an expected audience of 1,300 international delegates after a successful joint bid to host a major global livestock genetics congress in February 2018. More >>

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 >>

 

 

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