2013 News Archive

  • New Zealand's tourism icon set to celebrate 50th anniversary
    New Zealand's tourism icon set to celebrate 50th anniversary

    This October, New Zealand cultural and tourism icon – Te Puia|New Zealand Māori Arts and Crafts Institute – will formally celebrate the 50th Anniversary of its establishment under an Act of Parliament, and visitors to the attraction over the coming months will also have the opportunity to join in the celebrations.

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  • Showbands back with a modern-day twist
    Showbands back with a modern-day twist

    Traditional showband performers and some of New Zealand’s latest pop artists will come together on one stage to help celebrate Rotorua’s Te Puia|New Zealand Maori Arts and Crafts Institute (NZMACI) 50th anniversary.

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  • West Coast of New Zealand ranked in Top Ten
    West Coast of New Zealand ranked in Top Ten

    Lonely Planet has chosen the West Coast as one of the world’s Top 10 Regions for next year in its Best In Travel 2014, the ninth annual collection of the best trends, destinations, journeys and experiences for the upcoming year.

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  • Greenmantle Estate Lodge recognised by Qualmark
    Greenmantle Estate Lodge recognised by Qualmark

    Greenmantle Estate Lodge has been recognised as one of the country’s leading accommodation providers by Qualmark – New Zealand tourism’s official quality assurance authority jointly owned by Tourism New Zealand and the New Zealand Automobile Association.

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  • Strong uptake from new Qualmark accommodation categories
    Strong uptake from new Qualmark accommodation categories

    More than 85 tourism businesses have achieved a quality accreditation under the new Qualmark accommodation categories, including 17 in the New Zealand Luxury Lodge category.

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  • See and Do New Zealand – scenic videos to promote New Zealand
    See and Do New Zealand – scenic videos to promote New Zealand

    See and Do New Zealand© provides a free resource of professionally produced scenic videos for all websites to use to promote New Zealand.

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  • The Rees Hotel Wins World Travel Award
    The Rees Hotel Wins World Travel Award

    The Rees Hotel Queenstown has been acknowledged by the prestigious World Travel Awards as New Zealand’s Leading Hotel Residence 2013. The gold award was announced at the World Travel Awards Asia and Australasia Gala Ceremony in Dubai on October 1

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  • Coastal Pacific back for the summer
    Coastal Pacific back for the summer

    The Coastal Pacific train between Christchurch and Picton has resumed for the start of its extended summer season of operation.

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