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Nat Geo moved by “welcoming spirit” of New Zealanders

Wednesday, 20 February 2019, 12:55 pm | Tourism New Zealand

A National Geographic writer, photographer and illustrator were moved by the “welcoming spirit”’ of New Zealanders during their recent travels, saying they were deeply affected by their experience and the interactions with New Zealanders. More >>

Wellington becomes the world’s first gamified city

Monday, 4 February 2019, 2:00 pm | Tourism New Zealand

WellTown – Discover Wellington first as a game, then as a place to visit. Credit: WellTown – More >>

Tourism employs 216,000 Kiwis

Friday, 7 December 2018, 12:07 pm | Tourism New Zealand

The Tourism Satellite Account 2018 (TSA) released today by Stats NZ shows tourism directly employs 216,000 Kiwis and contributes $39.1 billion to New Zealand’s economy, an estimated $16.2 billion from international visitors. More >>

Coming Soon: Easy to Use Site for Tourism Data

Thursday, 11 October 2018, 9:35 am | Tourism New Zealand

A new partnership between Tourism New Zealand and Figure.NZ will provide a range of tourism data in one location for the tourism industry and investors to access and use. More >>

Boost for Trans-Tasman business events

Wednesday, 3 October 2018, 10:49 am | Tourism New Zealand

New Zealand-based associations and their Australian counterparts are planning more joint conferences following a Tourism New Zealand-led workshop. More >>

The South Island as you’ve never seen it

Wednesday, 26 September 2018, 11:55 am | Tourism New Zealand

This month a group of 22 passionate Australasian content creators will tour the South Island armed with the latest GoPro technology to record and share their journeys. The trip is part of Tourism New Zealand’s South Island Journeys campaign aimed ... More >>

Taranaki to Host 2019 I-Site Conference

Tuesday, 25 September 2018, 1:53 pm | Tourism New Zealand

Taranaki to Host 2019 I-Site Conference Taranaki has been selected as the host the 2019 i-SITE Conference that will bring over 100 i-SITE owners and staff from across the country to the region for five days. Scheduled for September 2019, the event ... More >>

Tourism New Zealand boosting regions through science

Thursday, 20 September 2018, 11:50 am | Tourism New Zealand

New Zealand has some of the world’s leading scientific minds, and with the help of Tourism New Zealand, their international counterparts are travelling the world to hear them speak. More >>

Campaign promotes the South in autumn

Monday, 10 September 2018, 10:55 am | Tourism New Zealand

For the next eight weeks, Australians will be presented with inspirational images of New Zealand’s iconic South Island as part of the annual South Island Journeys campaign. This is the fifth year the campaign has run, in conjunction with Christchurch ... More >>

Campaign encourages Australians to find creative spark

Thursday, 23 August 2018, 9:35 am | Tourism New Zealand

Tourism New Zealand has turned the spotlight on Wellington and Marlborough for its latest online campaign in Australia. More >>

Big Bird goes to the birds in New Zealand eco paradise

Thursday, 3 May 2018, 10:24 am | Tourism New Zealand

Birds of a feather flock together so it wasn’t so surprising when television’s much-loved Big Bird flew in (practically incognito) on a visit to meet some of New Zealand’s unique feathered species. More >>

Major tourism push promotes regional growth

Thursday, 11 January 2018, 12:09 pm | Tourism New Zealand

A $3.2m tourism drive starts this week to spread regional growth beyond the popular tourist destinations. More >>

New Zealand's new walking networks

Friday, 27 October 2017, 5:08 pm | Tourism New Zealand

New Zealand promotes networks of short walks and day hikes 27 October 2017 New Zealand's profile as a walking and hiking destination will be amplified with two new networks of walking tracks to be known as short walks and day hikes. More >>

Lonely Planet Names NZ in 2018 Best of Travel Top 10

Wednesday, 25 October 2017, 8:06 am | Tourism New Zealand

Leading global travel authority Lonely Planet has named New Zealand in the Top 10 countries to visit in 2018 in Lonely Planet’s Best in Travel 2018 , published today (25.10.17). More >>

Northland Campaign Shows Regional Marketing Success

Monday, 2 October 2017, 1:15 pm | Tourism New Zealand

A recent pilot campaign to attract Australian travellers to Northland has shown that regional dispersal is possible through targeted marketing. More >>

World of WearableArt 2017 designs wow in Wellington

Saturday, 23 September 2017, 10:46 am | Tourism New Zealand

International designers feature in the 20 top awards in the 2017 World of WearableArt (WOW) Awards in Wellington, New Zealand. More >>

Bryce Dallas Howard casts New Zealand in lead role

Wednesday, 19 July 2017, 11:32 am | Tourism New Zealand

Bryce Dallas Howard is spreading her love for New Zealand as the country's newest tourism voice in the US. The Pete’s Dragon, and Jurassic World star has teamed up with National Geographic Travel on a trip across New Zealand exploring spectacular ... More >>

North Island road trips tempting Aussies across the ditch

Monday, 10 July 2017, 3:12 pm | Tourism New Zealand

North Island road trips tempting Aussies across the ditch Road trips showing off large parts of the central and upper North Island are the latest adventures to tempt Australians across the ditch. A partnership between Tourism New Zealand, regional ... More >>

Waikato’s strong cultural links attract major event

Friday, 23 June 2017, 1:50 pm | Tourism New Zealand

Waikato will welcome around 800 international Indigenous studies experts in June 2019. The event will put the region on the world stage as a cultural hub and is expected to deliver more than $1.7 million to the economy. More >>

Smart marketing sees shoulder season growth stronger

Friday, 23 June 2017, 9:56 am | Tourism New Zealand

Data released today confirms the success of Tourism New Zealand’s shoulder season strategy with stronger growth in holiday arrivals seen in spring 2016 and autumn 2017, than the traditional summer peak. More >>





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