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Destination Management Leaps Ahead In Ruapehu

Tuesday, 26 October 2021, 10:12 am | Visit Ruapehu

Thanks to the Support, Recovery and Re-Set funding from government, Visit Ruapehu is now in a position to focus on phase two of its destination management plan. Community leader and strategic consultant Erena Mikaere will be working alongside the Visit ... More >>

Inspiring Initiatives At National Park Village

Thursday, 1 July 2021, 1:20 pm | Visit Ruapehu

Each year, about 3,500 pairs of helping hands get to experience what it truly means to connect to the land along the Tupapakurua Falls Track in the Erua Forest behind National Park Village. A local legend in his own right, Murray Wilson spearheaded ... More >>

Ruapehu Secures Funding For Two Major Events To Boost Spring Visitation

Wednesday, 23 June 2021, 3:56 pm | Visit Ruapehu

The recently announced Thermal Explorer Regional Events Fund (REF) is set to boost visitors into the regions, with a total of 15 events from the Waikato, Rotorua, Taupō, and Ruapehu regions to receive $1.6 million with the first round of funding. Collaboration ... More >>

Winter Season Kicks Off In Ruapehu This Queen’s Birthday Weekend

Tuesday, 1 June 2021, 3:52 pm | Visit Ruapehu

Ruapehu is set to shine this weekend with a range of fun activities opening to kick off the winter season. Happy Valley – NZ’s premier beginner’s ski facility at Whakapapa on Mt Ruapehu is set to open Saturday 5 June with the rest of the mountain ... More >>

The Aroha Is All In The Detail In Ruapehu

Monday, 23 November 2020, 8:03 am | Visit Ruapehu

Kayaking at the Kaiwhakauka Waterfall. A fresh new marketing campaign kicks off the summer season for Visit Ruapehu. Developed in partnership with award-winning Auckland based agency RUN, the bespoke campaign is a true testament to the unforgettable ... More >>

4th Annual Ruapehu Tourism Forum A Success

Wednesday, 11 November 2020, 6:16 am | Visit Ruapehu

Visit Ruapehu held its 4th annual industry forum last Friday (6 November) at the Chateau Tongariro Hotel. Over 50 attendees consisting of local stakeholders, tourism operators as well as speakers from Tourism Industry Aotearoa, Explore Central North ... More >>

Support for Ruapehu Regional Visitor Development Plan

Friday, 12 May 2017, 10:38 am | Visit Ruapehu

Leading tourism industry experts and key stakeholders have lent their collective brainpower and experience to a special ‘Thought Leaders Workshop’ as a critical part of the development of the Ruapehu Regional Visitor Development Plan. More >>

Critical step in progressing regional tourism growth

Monday, 10 April 2017, 11:06 am | Visit Ruapehu

A critical step in progressing the Accelerate25 Action Plan for regional tourism growth gets underway today with the first of three Visit Ruapehu led workshops as part of the development of the ‘Ruapehu Regional Visitor Development Plan’. The ... More >>

Feel a million miles away this summer with a Ruapehu escape

Thursday, 17 January 2013, 4:18 pm | Visit Ruapehu

With summer in full swing, there has never been a better time to visit one of New Zealand’s most iconic destinations. More >>

Summer gems to be found in Tongariro National Park

Tuesday, 18 December 2012, 10:22 am | Visit Ruapehu

The recent volcanic activity within the Tongariro National Park is boosting the profile of New Zealand’s best 1-day walk. A section of the Tongariro Alpine Crossing between Emerald Lakes and Ketetahi is closed however this is proving no deterrent to hundreds ... More >>

Tongariro Alpine Crossing now has new appeal

Thursday, 30 August 2012, 10:02 am | Visit Ruapehu

The Department of Conservation in consultation with Ngāti Tūwharetoa through local hapu Ngāti Hikairo ki Tongariro, Regional Tourism Organisations and businesses will re-open part of the Tongariro Alpine Crossing on Friday 31st of August, following ... More >>

Easter Weekend Escape Ideas in the Ruapehu Region

Wednesday, 28 March 2012, 11:01 am | Visit Ruapehu

Easter Weekend Escape Ideas in the Ruapehu Region Walking tracks, mountain-biking, Ohakune and Whanganui River adventures For those who haven’t yet decided where to go to for the Easter long weekend, Visit Ruapehu suggests packing up the car and ... More >>

First-Ever Visit Ruapehu TVC Peddles Local Bike Trails

Thursday, 1 March 2012, 3:34 pm | Visit Ruapehu

Visit Ruapehu launched its first-ever TVC campaign last weekend to drive interest in the region’s two cycle trails which form part of the Government’s national cycleway network. More >>