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Elemental AKL kicks off around the region

Monday, 1 July 2019, 3:57 pm | Auckland Tourism Events and Economic Development

The wait is finally over, Auckland’s brand-new festival, Elemental AKL kicks off today. A month-long celebration of light, entertainment, culture and cuisine is taking place at locations throughout Tāmaki Makaurau. More >>

Preparing for a future ready Auckland

Wednesday, 26 June 2019, 9:28 am | Auckland Tourism Events and Economic Development

The best minds on the future of work are set to come together with Auckland employers, industry, education providers and youth, for a lively and interactive day at the Future Ready Summit 2019. More >>

Save the date for the 2019 Auckland Diwali Festival

Wednesday, 26 June 2019, 9:12 am | Auckland Tourism Events and Economic Development

Auckland’s Queen Street and Aotea Square will be transformed into a colourful and mouth-watering spectacle when Auckland Diwali Festival takes place October 12 and 13. More >>

ATEED welcomes Costco’s Auckland expansion

Wednesday, 12 June 2019, 8:34 am | Auckland Tourism Events and Economic Development

Auckland Tourism, Events and Economic Development (ATEED), Auckland’s economic development agency, welcomes the announcement that Costco has secured a site in Auckland. The US bulk discount retailer has worked with the New Zealand Retail Property Group ... More >>

Elemental Feast launches to celebrate Auckland food

Wednesday, 5 June 2019, 8:25 am | Auckland Tourism Events and Economic Development

Elemental Feast launches to celebrate Auckland as a culinary destination More >>

Happy birthday to the Harbour Bridge – turning 60 with style

Thursday, 30 May 2019, 2:35 pm | Auckland Tourism Events and Economic Development

Auckland’s iconic Harbour Bridge is turning 60 this year and will be celebrated in style with a Vector Lights show illuminating the structure every 30 minutes from 6pm to 10pm from Wednesday 29 May – Monday 3 June 2019. More >>

Auckland calls for better data to measure value of business

Thursday, 30 May 2019, 2:12 pm | Auckland Tourism Events and Economic Development

With more destinations than ever chasing high value business events, Auckland is looking at ways to ensure it remains competitive on the world stage. According the Oxford Economics report, The Global Economic Significance of Business Events , globally ... More >>

Auckland ranks third in Australasia for attracting events

Thursday, 30 May 2019, 9:15 am | Auckland Tourism Events and Economic Development

Auckland has ranked third out of all Australasian cities for the number of business events it hosts, overtaking Brisbane, Australia in the latest International Congress and Convention Association (ICCA) rankings. New Zealand’s largest city hosted 39 ... More >>

Auckland secures bid for global education event

Wednesday, 29 May 2019, 10:33 am | Auckland Tourism Events and Economic Development

Auckland has secured the bid for the 34th International Congress for School Effectiveness and Improvement (ICSEI), which will be hosted by The University of Auckland, in partnership with the Ministry of Education, from 21 – 24 January 2021. ICSEI is made up of ... More >>

Go with Tourism Expo – touch, smell, taste and bungy

Tuesday, 21 May 2019, 4:07 pm | Auckland Tourism Events and Economic Development

Go with Tourism is partnering with NZ Careers Expo to deliver its very own tourism careers expo. This week, from 23-25 May, thousands of young people will converge on the ASB Showgrounds in Auckland for the NZ Careers Expo. In addition to the traditional ... More >>

ON: Futures in Tech at Techweek19

Wednesday, 8 May 2019, 4:59 pm | Auckland Tourism Events and Economic Development

Want to know if you could make a living from your wits, your creative ideas and your unique perspective on the world? Come along to a free, full-day Techweek19 event aimed at inspiring and empowering the next generation of entrepreneurs and innovators, ... More >>

Auckland ups its art game

Monday, 29 April 2019, 9:09 am | Auckland Tourism Events and Economic Development

Auckland Art Fair is now an annual event, based on its success in 2018, and the city is using the waterfront showcase of New Zealand and Pacific art to stake its claim as world-class arts destination. Art is a fast-growing tourism market. A recent ... More >>

Auckland Convention Bureau launch new networking series

Thursday, 21 March 2019, 1:33 pm | Auckland Tourism Events and Economic Development

Auckland Convention Bureau (ACB), in conjunction with Celebrity Speakers, are enhancing the region’s business events sector with the launch of a new networking series called biz b4 nine (Business before 9). More >>

Auckland’s new winter festival to ignite the senses

Thursday, 28 February 2019, 1:47 pm | Auckland Tourism Events and Economic Development

Auckland’s exciting new winter festival, Elemental AKL, will see the light of day for the first time this July. The month-long festival is set to transform Tāmaki Makaurau into a stunning creative canvas with more than 40 free and ticketed events ... More >>

Auckland launches world first instant live chat function

Monday, 25 February 2019, 9:46 am | Auckland Tourism Events and Economic Development

Auckland launches world’s first instant live chat function for WeChat mini programme More >>

Western Springs set to transform into the heart of Pasifika

Thursday, 7 February 2019, 10:54 am | Auckland Tourism Events and Economic Development

Auckland’s iconic Pasifika Festival will transform Western Springs into a vibrant heart of Pacific culture once again in late March, with new features and shared spaces aimed at creating an even better experience for the tens of thousands of festival-goers. ... More >>

Australian delegation to explore trade and tourism links

Monday, 4 February 2019, 9:44 am | Auckland Tourism Events and Economic Development

Australian delegation to explore trade and tourism links with Auckland More >>

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 >>

 

 

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