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March arrivals wrap up a stellar summer

Thursday, 23 April 2015, 12:41 pm | Tourism New Zealand

March has been another month of impressive visitor numbers with total arrivals up 7.1 per cent for the year– bringing a fantastic summer season to a close, says Tourism New Zealand Chief Executive Kevin Bowler. The data, released today by Statistics ... More >>

Spectacular news from Air New Zealand, says tourism partner

Thursday, 16 April 2015, 9:39 am | Tourism New Zealand

Tourism New Zealand’s Chief Executive Kevin Bowler says today’s announcement from Air New Zealand regarding the commencement of flights between Houston in the USA and Auckland, is a spectacular one for the industry. “Visitor arrivals from ... More >>

NZ aired to millions during “Germany’s next Top model” show

Friday, 10 April 2015, 10:40 am | Tourism New Zealand

Over 2.5 million Germans last night had New Zealand beamed into their homes during a 120-minute episode of “Germany’s next Top model”, filmed in New Zealand during February. More >>

New Zealand has a bird in hand for Cricket World Cup final

Sunday, 29 March 2015, 9:30 pm | Tourism New Zealand

New Zealand has gone to the birds as the sports-loving nation rolls out the latest secret weapon for the much anticipated ICC Cricket World Cup final on Sunday. More >>

Outstanding month of arrivals drives overall visitor growth

Friday, 20 March 2015, 2:49 pm | Tourism New Zealand

The combination of Chinese New Year and the ICC Cricket World Cup 2015 has resulted in impressive arrivals growth for the month of February, says Tourism New Zealand’s Chief Executive Kevin Bowler. Arrivals in February 2015 were up 14.0 per cent compared ... More >>

New Zealand Screened Across World in New Global Campaign

Thursday, 5 March 2015, 9:13 am | Tourism New Zealand

New Zealand’s mountains, forests, urban streets and a remote glacial lake provide the backdrop for a global campaign for ASICS that will be broadcast across the world from this week. More >>

Amazing Race host is new face of NZ cycling in the US

Tuesday, 3 March 2015, 12:51 pm | Tourism New Zealand

Americans will be inspired to explore New Zealand on two wheels, thanks to a new partnership between Tourism New Zealand and Phil Keoghan. More >>

January arrivals a great start for 2015

Thursday, 26 February 2015, 12:54 pm | Tourism New Zealand

January arrivals a great start for 2015 New Zealand's appeal as a holiday destination continued to drive annual visitor growth during January this year - with total holiday arrivals up 5.6 per cent for the year ended January 2015. The data, released today ... More >>

Visitor arrivals hit new high in 2014

Friday, 30 January 2015, 12:32 pm | Tourism New Zealand

International visitor arrivals for December have rounded out an impressive year of growth with total arrivals for 2014 up 5.1 per cent. December saw over 400,000 arrivals, marking the highest number of visitors ever recorded for any month, pushing ... More >>

Wellington in Top 10 Cities to Visit in 2015

Saturday, 20 December 2014, 10:44 am | Tourism New Zealand

Wellington has capped off another stellar year with a place in Rough Guides Top 10 Cities to Visit in 2015 More >>

Tourism NZ endorses NZ International Convention Centre

Friday, 19 December 2014, 2:51 pm | Tourism New Zealand

Tourism New Zealand (TNZ) says that today’s application for resource consent for the New Zealand International Convention Centre (NZICC) is great news for the tourism industry. More >>

November arrivals continue a year of stellar growth

Friday, 19 December 2014, 1:55 pm | Tourism New Zealand

International visitor arrivals continue to grow, continuing a 15 month trend, with total arrivals up 5.1 per cent to more than 2.8 million visitors for the year ending November 2014. More >>

Christchurch to host spectacular Cricket World Cup opening

Wednesday, 17 December 2014, 3:50 pm | Tourism New Zealand

The South Island city of Christchurch is set to host a unique and spectacular opening event for the ICC Cricket World Cup 2015. This will be held on Thursday 12th February - two days before the tournament officially begins when New Zealand take on Sri Lanka ... More >>

Dwarves, Elves, a Hobbit and a Wizard pop up in Wellington

Wednesday, 17 December 2014, 3:49 pm | Tourism New Zealand

Fans from around the world whizzed into Wellington for a costume party and special screening of the third and final Hobbit movie More >>

NZ voted best country at Telegraph Awards

Tuesday, 9 December 2014, 9:54 am | Tourism New Zealand

New Zealand has triumphed again for holiday makers, being voted the ‘best country’ at the 2014 Daily Telegraph Travel Awards – the third year in a row it has taken out the award. More >>

Strong visitor arrivals heading into summer

Monday, 24 November 2014, 12:16 pm | Tourism New Zealand

Tourism New Zealand is welcoming the ongoing growth in holiday visitor arrivals – up 6.4 for the year ending October – pushing total holiday arrivals to 1.3 million visitors. The data, released today by Statistics New Zealand, reveals that total ... More >>

Cricket World Cup 2015: 100 Days to Go

Thursday, 6 November 2014, 9:31 am | Tourism New Zealand

Four cricket legends have taken cricket to new heights batting and bowling on top of the iconic Auckland Harbour Bridge marking 100 Days until the start of the ICC Cricket World Cup 2015. More >>

Hobbit Fan Fellowship: Day One

Monday, 3 November 2014, 10:09 am | Tourism New Zealand

An army of Hobbit fans and their guests have converged on New Zealand for The Hobbit Fan Fellowship, a six day Middle-earth adventure. More >>

New Zealand launches new business events advocates programme

Thursday, 23 October 2014, 11:58 am | Tourism New Zealand

Over the past year New Zealand has played host to everyone from geophysists to private detectives, doctors to journalists, thanks to the support of Tourism New Zealand’s (TNZ) business events programme. More >>

NZ Fans Middle-earth bound forThe Hobbit Trilogy dream

Wednesday, 22 October 2014, 10:39 am | Tourism New Zealand

Gearing up for the 11 December release of The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies, a production of New Line Cinema and Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Pictures (MGM), four of New Zealand’s most passionate and dedicated Hobbit fans are about to set off on an ... More >>



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