Travel

thl Strategic Decisions Delivering Results

29 Aug 2013 NZ Tourism
Tourism Holdings Limited • Operating Profit Before Financing Costs and Tax (EBIT) of $14.6 million in line with guidance • New Zealand merger with KEA Campers & United Campervans fully ... more

Weak Aussie demand weighs on Tourism Holdings earnings

29 Aug 2013 Travel & Tourism
Article - BusinessDesk   Tourism Holdings says annual earnings fell 11 percent to $14.6 million on weak demand in Australia By Tina Morrison Aug 29 (BusinessDesk) – Tourism Holdings, which merged its... more

Tourism Holdings appoints Rob Campbell as new chairman

28 Aug 2013 Travel & Tourism
Article - BusinessDesk   Tourism Holdings appoints Rob Campbell as new chairman Aug. 28 (BusinessDesk) - Tourism Holdings has appointed Rob Campbell as its new chairman effective from tomorrow, just four... more

Advertising watchdog defends 100% Pure catchphrase

27 Aug 2013 Travel & Tourism
New Zealand's advertising watchdog is backing Tourism New Zealand's 100% Pure catch-phrase - refusing to uphold a complaint against the slogan which alleged it was "misleading' and... more

July arrivals deliver strong low-season for tourism industry

21 Aug 2013 Travel & Tourism
Tourism New Zealand 21 July, 2013 July arrivals deliver strong low-season for tourism industry Growth in international visitor arrivals during July has delivered a strong start to the winter season for the... more

Auckland Airport sees growth luring Asian travellers

21 Aug 2013 Travel & Tourism
Article - BusinessDesk   Auckland Airport sees growth luring Asian travellers, tapping landbank By Paul McBeth Aug. 21 (BusinessDesk) - Auckland International Airport aims to grow earnings by up to 11... more

Tourism opportunities with FIFA U-20 World Cup

15 Aug 2013 Travel & Tourism
Tourism New Zealand For immediate release Thursday 15 August, 2013 Tourism opportunities from North to South with FIFA U-20 World Cup Tourism New Zealand is once again preparing to use a major international... more

NZ updates Tonga travel advisory

10 Aug 2013 Travel & Tourism
New Zealand Government Hon Murray McCullyMinister of Foreign Affairs 10 August 2013     NZ updates Tonga travel advisory Foreign Affairs Minister Murray McCully says the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and... more

UK & Canada to Protest Mugabe’s UN Tourism Summit

9 Aug 2013 Travel & Tourism
UN Watch NGO Applauds UK & Canada for Protesting Mugabe’s UN Tourism Summit Geneva, August 8 2013 – The non-governmental advocacy group UN Watch welcomed reports that Britain and Canada will not ... more

Computer outage grounds flights worldwide

6 Aug 2013 Travel & Tourism
A computer system used by more than 400 airlines has suffered an outage and could cause travel chaos around the world, according to reports. Reservation system Sabre went down this afternoon. The company confirmed... more

Three NZ cities named 'world’s friendliest'

2 Aug 2013 Travel & Tourism
New Zealand towns and cities have taken out three spots on a list of the world’s friendliest places to visit. Conde Nast Traveller magazine revealed the world’s 20 “most affable” cities ... more

Emirates Celebrating First 10 Years In New Zealand - Special Offers

2 Aug 2013 Travel & Tourism
Emirates, one of the world’s fastest growing airlines, is about to celebrate the 10th anniversary of services to New Zealand with special fares and rewards. “We have had a fantastic decade of growth... more

Bear Grylls takes Lake Wanaka to the world

31 Jul 2013 Travel & Tourism
Millions of US households got their first taste of New Zealand's Wanaka region when new reality show Get Out Alive with Bear Grylls screened on prime time television last week. Get Out Alive with Bear Grylls,... more

Cricket World Cup Draw Offers Tourism Potential

30 Jul 2013 Travel & Tourism
Tourism New Zealand Tourism New Zealand has welcomed today’s Cricket World Cup 2015 venue announcement and can now begin planning for the influx of cricket fans and international media. The draw will... more

New x-ray technology for New Zealand airports

30 Jul 2013 Travel & Tourism
New Zealand Government Hon Nathan Guy Minister for Primary Industries New Zealand’s border inspection system is set to gain a new fleet of x-ray machines, Primary Industries Minister Nathan Guy has... more

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News

Puhoi - Warkworth "holiday highway" gets the big tick

25 Jul 2014 News By Suze Metherell
July 25 (BusinessDesk) - A board of inquiry has given the go-ahead on the $760 million Puhoi-to-Warkworth highway. Dubbed the... more

Applications for Waitangi Day Fund opened

25 Jul 2014 News
New Zealand Government Applications for Waitangi Day Fund opened   Applications for the 2015 Commemorating Waitangi Day Fund are... more

Business

Auckland Airport cuts fine deal in US$250M bond issue

25 Jul 2014 Business News
Article - BusinessDesk   Auckland Airport cuts fine deal in US$250M bond issue By Paul McBeth Jul. 25 (BusinessDesk) - Auckland... more

NZ dollar slides to 6-week low on intervention talk

24 Jul 2014 Business News
Article - BusinessDesk   NZ dollar slides to 6-week low as RBNZ's Wheeler invokes intervention criteria By Paul McBeth July 24 ... more

Living

NZ Film 'The Dead Lands' to Have Toronto World Premiere

23 Jul 2014 Entertainment
New Zealand Film Commission New Zealand Film 'The Dead Lands' to Have Toronto World Premiere Maori action epic The Dead Lands will... more

Anti-mining campaign doco debuts at NZ Film Festival

22 Jul 2014 Entertainment
Playing at this year’s New Zealand International Film Festival, Cap Bocage is a close-up exploration of the forces that came... more

Property

NZ house sales fall in June, led by cheaper properties

14 Jul 2014 Property By Suze Metherell
July 14 (BusinessDesk) - New Zealand house sales fell in June from a year earlier, led by properties of $400,000 or less, indicating... more

Average Auckland house prices reach record level

10 Jul 2014 Property
The average asking price for a home in Auckland has reached the record level of 732 thousand, 240 dollars. The figure is provided by... more

Migration

UK Tier 1 visa extension deadline looming

11 Jul 2014 Migration
If you’re in the UK on a Tier 1 (General) visa, you’ll need to apply for an extension as soon as possible. The deadline... more

NZ more appealing to ex-pats - survey

10 Jul 2014 Migration
Auckland and Wellington have become more appealing to ex-pats in the past 12 months, a new survey has found. Both cities both dropped... more

Travel

Cycleways bring economic benefit to communities

24 Jul 2014 Travel & Tourism
An increasing number of cycleways are attracting tourists to regions and scenic parts of New Zealand and a special session at the... more

100% Middle-Earth campaign wins prestigious travel award

17 Jul 2014 Travel & Tourism
Associate Tourism Minister Todd McClay has congratulated Tourism New Zealand on winning the Pacific Asia Travel Association’s... more

Sport

2014 Commonwealth Games: Judo medal for Manuel

25 Jul 2014 Commonwealth Games
Darcina Manuel, formerly of Gisborne and now living in Perth, provided... more

NZ Bronze medal for team pursuiters

25 Jul 2014 Commonwealth Games
Bronze for team pursuiters Published Friday 25 July 2014

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Columns

Gordon Campbell on Gaza and burning the Israeli flag

24 Jul 2014 Opinion By Gordon Campbell
One of the selling points in New Zealand’s campaign for a temporary seat on the Security Council is that we have a pluckily... more

7 highly effective habits to stay healthy at work

23 Jul 2014 Column By Tricia Alach
The holistic helper's guide to wellbeing and work: part eight Like all good reports, my Wellbeing and Work series comes with an... more

Kiwi Success

Hon.Judith Collins announces appointments to Public Trust Board

23 Jul 2014 Appointments
New Zealand Government Appointments to Public Trust Board   Justice Minister Judith Collins today announced the appointment of ... more

NZ Government Minister Foss announces commerce reappointments

23 Jul 2014 Appointments
Commerce Minister Craig Foss today announced four reappointments to various independent Crown entities and statutory... more

Recruitment

750 additional Trades Academy places for 2015

14 Jul 2014 Recruitment
New Zealand Government   Hon Steven Joyce Minister for Tertiary Education, Skills and Employment Hon Hekia Parata Minister of... more

Take a dip into global talent pool

9 Jul 2014 Recruitment
International candidates can bring added value, says recruitment specialist New Zealand's thriving economy has created a "unique... more