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Happily ever after on World Penguin Day in New Zealand

Monday, 24 April 2017, 12:51 pm | Tourism New Zealand

April 2017 April 25 marks World Penguin Day and nowhere celebrates penguins quite like New Zealand. At Auckland’s Kelly Tarlton’s SEA LIFE Aquarium, a same sex pair of king penguins are celebrating World Penguin Day with their surrogate foster ... More >>

Over 7 million Brazilians taken on a New Zealand journey

Tuesday, 18 April 2017, 11:19 am | Tourism New Zealand

Cult Brazilian travel show Lugar Incomum has dedicated eight episodes entirely to New Zealand. More >>

Skydive over Abel Tasman National Park with Google

Friday, 13 January 2017, 1:58 pm | Tourism New Zealand

Google Street View has gone sky high with an innovative new use of technology to demonstrate the skydive experience. More >>

New Zealand's Helena Bay named as world’s best new hotel

Friday, 13 January 2017, 1:54 pm | Tourism New Zealand

New Zealand’s newest luxury destination, Helena Bay has been named as the best new hotel in the world. More >>

David Trubridge lights up Redwoods Treewalk Rotorua

Friday, 13 January 2017, 1:52 pm | Tourism New Zealand

Rotorua's Redwood Forest has been lit up with a new nocturnal tourism experience, Redwoods Nightlights. More >>

Tourism New Zealand staff site named world’s best

Tuesday, 10 January 2017, 4:06 pm | Tourism New Zealand

Tourism New Zealand’s staff intranet has been named one of the top ten in the world amongst global giants like IBM. International user experience firm, Nielsen Norman Group announced the award this week with Tourism New Zealand the only Australasian ... More >>

New Chief Executive appointed to Tourism New Zealand

Tuesday, 20 December 2016, 10:05 am | Tourism New Zealand

Tourism New Zealand Chair Kerry Prendergast says she is delighted to announce the appointment of Stephen England-Hall to the position of Chief Executive at Tourism New Zealand. More >>

New Zealand celebrates 15 years of Middle-earth

Friday, 9 December 2016, 12:45 pm | Tourism New Zealand

To celebrate 15 years as the real Middle-earth, Tourism New Zealand has launched a new way to explore the country like a Hobbit, Elf, Dwarf or Wizard. More >>

Support for tourism but some concerns

Friday, 9 December 2016, 12:07 pm | Tourism New Zealand

New Zealanders generally feel positive about the fast-growing tourism industry, according to the latest research by Tourism Industry Aotearoa and Tourism New Zealand. More >>

International Mountain Day: NZ's must-see mountains

Wednesday, 7 December 2016, 12:49 pm | Tourism New Zealand

The first International Mountain Day was celebrated worldwide on 11 December 2003. Every year, Mountain Day creates awareness of the importance of mountains to life and pays tribute to their incredible natural formations. More >>

New Zealand's top 10 Instagram spots in 2016

Wednesday, 7 December 2016, 12:47 pm | Tourism New Zealand

Instagram have released New Zealand's top ten spots to snap a 'gram. The top spots are based on the number of images geo-tagged to specific locations and compared to 2015's list there are some new and some classic additions. More >>

Tekapo's Earth and Sky plans new astronomy centre

Friday, 11 November 2016, 12:50 pm | Tourism New Zealand

New Zealand's world-class astro-tourism product has announced plans to build a new International Astronomy Centre. More >>

Bollywood star’s return set to inspire more Indian visitors

Friday, 28 October 2016, 9:38 am | Tourism New Zealand

Sidharth Malhotra, Tourism New Zealand’s hugely popular tourism ambassador to India is returning to New Zealand to experience more of his favourite country and people. More >>

Regions benefit as tourism confirmed as NZ’s top export

Wednesday, 26 October 2016, 12:29 pm | Tourism New Zealand

Phenomenal growth has seen tourism become New Zealand’s top export earner. Annual data released today shows international tourism has pumped $14.5 billion into the economy and directly employed over 188,000 people for the year ending March 2016. ... More >>

Taranaki ranks #2 in Lonely Planet's Top 10 Regions 2017

Wednesday, 26 October 2016, 9:15 am | Tourism New Zealand

Taranaki – a fertile volcanic region on the North Island’s western extremity – has just been hailed as a rising international destination for 2017 by Lonely Planet. More >>

Winter warmed by highest holiday visitors on record

Wednesday, 21 September 2016, 3:49 pm | Tourism New Zealand

New Zealand’s winter offering attracted record numbers of international holidaymakers. Tourism New Zealand welcomes today’s latest arrivals data which shows further growth in visitor numbers and heralds a promising start to the financial year. Nearly 317,000 ... More >>

Tourism spend and arrivals continue upward surge

Friday, 19 August 2016, 2:28 pm | Tourism New Zealand

Tourism New Zealand says a continued growth in international holiday arrivals and an 18 percent increase in spending for the autumn quarter is more great news for the New Zealand economy. More >>

Tourism flying high with Disney’s Pete’s Dragon

Tuesday, 9 August 2016, 3:13 pm | Tourism New Zealand

Tourism New Zealand has secured exclusive cast interviews and video content to showcase New Zealand internationally as the home of the new Disney movie Pete’s Dragon . More >>

Tourism New Zealand Chief Executive Resigns

Tuesday, 9 August 2016, 12:39 pm | Tourism New Zealand

Tourism New Zealand Chair Kerry Prendergast has today confirmed the resignation of Chief Executive Kevin Bowler after almost seven years leading the Crown Entity. Kevin leaves on 28 October 2016 to join Frucor Beverages Limited as its New Zealand CEO. ... More >>

Growth in autumn visitor arrivals

Wednesday, 22 June 2016, 12:37 pm | Tourism New Zealand

International tourism’s steady rise has continued through the month of May with figures released today showing year-end international visitor growth of 10.6 per cent compared to the previous 12 months. More >>



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