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Mate Ma’a Tonga to meet supporters at Auckland fan day

By   /  June 5, 2019  /  24/7 News, AM-NC, ATEED, Auckland, Auckland City, Auckland Council, Auckland Tourism, Auckland Tourism Events Economic Development, DJF, Events Economic Development, FifthEstate1, KB, Local Government, MIL NZ OSI, MIL OSI, MIL OSI - New Zealand, New Zealand  /  Comments Off on Mate Ma’a Tonga to meet supporters at Auckland fan day

Source: Auckland Tourism, Events & Economic Development (ATEED) The Mate Ma’a Tonga team are inviting their fans to attend the Auckland fan day (full details below) on Monday 17 June at Mt Smart Stadium for a chance to meet the team ahead of the Oceania Cup Test against the Kiwis on 22 June. With the […]

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Auckland calls for better data to measure full value of business events

By   /  June 5, 2019  /  24/7 News, AM-NC, ATEED, Auckland, Auckland City, Auckland Council, Auckland Tourism, Auckland Tourism Events Economic Development, DJF, Events Economic Development, FifthEstate1, KB, Local Government, MIL NZ OSI, MIL OSI, MIL OSI - New Zealand, New Zealand  /  Comments Off on Auckland calls for better data to measure full value of business events

Source: Auckland Tourism, Events & Economic Development (ATEED) With more destinations than ever chasing high value business events, Auckland is looking at ways to ensure it remains competitive on the world stage. According the Oxford Economics report, The Global Economic Significance of Business Events, globally business events generated $US621.4 billion of direct GDP and contributed […]

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Happy birthday to the Auckland Harbour Bridge – turning 60 with style

By   /  May 30, 2019  /  24/7 News, AM-NC, ATEED, Auckland, Auckland City, Auckland Council, Auckland Tourism, Auckland Tourism Events Economic Development, Events Economic Development, FifthEstate1, KB, Local Government, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand  /  Comments Off on Happy birthday to the Auckland Harbour Bridge – turning 60 with style

Source: Auckland Tourism, Events & Economic Development (ATEED) Auckland’s iconic Harbour Bridge is turning 60 this year and will be celebrated in style with a Vector Lights show illuminating the structure every 30 minutes from 6pm to 10pm from Wednesday 29 May – Monday 3 June 2019. The Harbour Bridge opened on Thursday 30 May […]

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Business, investment and civic leaders share opportunities at Tripartite 2019

By   /  May 22, 2019  /  24/7 News, AM-NC, ATEED, Auckland, Auckland City, Auckland Council, Auckland Tourism, Auckland Tourism Events Economic Development, Events Economic Development, FifthEstate1, KB, Local Government, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand  /  Comments Off on Business, investment and civic leaders share opportunities at Tripartite 2019

Source: Auckland Tourism, Events & Economic Development (ATEED) More than 100 international delegates and 260 Auckland companies have attended Tripartite 2019 this week, bringing business, investment and civic leaders together to exchange ideas and opportunities. The event took place on Monday and Tuesday, scheduled to coincide with Techweek19, to put the international spotlight on Auckland’s […]

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Go with Tourism Expo – touch, smell, taste and bungy

By   /  May 21, 2019  /  24/7 News, AM-NC, ATEED, Auckland, Auckland City, Auckland Council, Auckland Tourism, Auckland Tourism Events Economic Development, Events Economic Development, FifthEstate1, KB, Local Government, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand  /  Comments Off on Go with Tourism Expo – touch, smell, taste and bungy

Source: Auckland Tourism, Events & Economic Development (ATEED) Go with Tourism is partnering with NZ Careers Expo to deliver its very own tourism careers expo. This week, from 23-25 May, thousands of young people will converge on the ASB Showgrounds in Auckland for the NZ Careers Expo. In addition to the traditional exhibitions, visitors will […]

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Strong support for a national focus on sustainable tourism growth

By   /  May 16, 2019  /  24/7 News, AM-NC, ATEED, Auckland, Auckland City, Auckland Council, Auckland Tourism, Auckland Tourism Events Economic Development, Events Economic Development, FifthEstate1, KB, Local Government, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand  /  Comments Off on Strong support for a national focus on sustainable tourism growth

Source: Auckland Tourism, Events & Economic Development (ATEED) Today’s announcement of a new government tourism strategy focused on sustainable growth has been welcomed by Auckland Tourism, Events and Economic Development (ATEED), the Auckland Council agency responsible for managing the region as a destination. ATEED Chief Executive Nick Hill was part of a panel discussion about […]

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Countdown on for historic canoe slalom event

By   /  April 30, 2019  /  24/7 News, AM-NC, ATEED, Auckland, Auckland City, Auckland Council, Auckland Tourism, Auckland Tourism Events Economic Development, Events Economic Development, FifthEstate1, KB, Local Government, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand  /  Comments Off on Countdown on for historic canoe slalom event

Source: Auckland Tourism, Events & Economic Development (ATEED) On the eve of canoe slalom’s national championships, officials and competitors are also casting a longer eye towards the biggest event to hit New Zealand’s shores. This Saturday marks exactly two years until the start of the 2021 ICF junior and under-23 world championships in Auckland. It […]

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New Elemental AKL festival to take over Auckland region in July

By   /  April 30, 2019  /  24/7 News, AM-NC, ATEED, Auckland, Auckland City, Auckland Council, Auckland Tourism, Auckland Tourism Events Economic Development, Events Economic Development, FifthEstate1, KB, Local Government, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand  /  Comments Off on New Elemental AKL festival to take over Auckland region in July

Source: Auckland Tourism, Events & Economic Development (ATEED) The full programme for Elemental AKL, Auckland’s new winter festival, has been released, revealing a captivating line-up of dazzling light shows, delicious culinary events, spectacular cultural performances, and uplifting entertainment.   Throughout July, more than 40 free and ticketed events will transform eateries and bars, theatres, public […]

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Auckland ups its art game

By   /  April 29, 2019  /  24/7 News, AM-NC, ATEED, Auckland, Auckland City, Auckland Council, Auckland Tourism, Auckland Tourism Events Economic Development, Events Economic Development, FifthEstate1, KB, Local Government, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand  /  Comments Off on Auckland ups its art game

Source: Auckland Tourism, Events & Economic Development (ATEED) Auckland Art Fair is now an annual event, based on its success in 2018, and the city is using the waterfront showcase of New Zealand and Pacific art to stake its claim as world-class arts destination. Art is a fast-growing tourism market. A recent report from Australia […]

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New initiative encourages young people to ‘Go with Tourism’

By   /  April 5, 2019  /  24/7 News, AM-NC, ATEED, Auckland, Auckland City, Auckland Council, Auckland Tourism, Auckland Tourism Events Economic Development, Events Economic Development, FifthEstate1, KB, Local Government, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand  /  Comments Off on New initiative encourages young people to ‘Go with Tourism’

Source: Auckland Tourism, Events & Economic Development (ATEED) Bright young things are being encouraged to consider a career in tourism as part of a new initiative to help address the growing skills shortages facing New Zealand’s largest export industry.  Spearheaded by Auckland Tourism, Events & Economic Development (ATEED), Go with Tourism aims to shift the […]

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Technology and creativity converge on Auckland’s path to the future

By   /  March 28, 2019  /  24/7 News, AM-NC, ATEED, Auckland, Auckland City, Auckland Council, Auckland Tourism, Auckland Tourism Events Economic Development, Events Economic Development, FifthEstate1, KB, Local Government, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand  /  Comments Off on Technology and creativity converge on Auckland’s path to the future

Source: Auckland Tourism, Events & Economic Development (ATEED) Three years ago, a young Auckland business renting out VR equipment became one of the first tenants in the AR/VR Garage, a facility set up by Auckland Tourism, Events and Economic Development (ATEED) to grow talent, capability and innovation in our local mixed reality sector. Fast-forward and […]

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Pasifika Festival is not going ahead

By   /  March 19, 2019  /  24/7 News, AM-NC, ATEED, Auckland, Auckland City, Auckland Council, Auckland Tourism, Auckland Tourism Events Economic Development, Events Economic Development, FifthEstate1, KB, Local Government, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand  /  Comments Off on Pasifika Festival is not going ahead

Source: Auckland Tourism, Events & Economic Development (ATEED) Statement from Auckland Tourism, Events and Economic Development’s General Manager Destination, Steve Armitage:  Given the need to prioritise police resourcing following the terrible events in Christchurch, we have today decided to cancel the Pasifika Festival for the coming weekend, 23 and 24 March.   Initial discussions with […]

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Auckland’s high five for rugby league fans

By   /  March 5, 2019  /  24/7 News, AM-NC, ATEED, Auckland, Auckland City, Auckland Council, Auckland Tourism, Auckland Tourism Events Economic Development, Events Economic Development, FifthEstate1, KB, Local Government, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand  /  Comments Off on Auckland’s high five for rugby league fans

Source: Auckland Tourism, Events & Economic Development (ATEED) Rugby league will storm a rival code’s spiritual home this November with a triple treat of international matches at Eden Park when the All Blacks are away seeking more Rugby World Cup glory.  A trio of tests on 2 November between the Kiwis and Great Britain Lions, […]

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Auckland launches world’s first instant live chat function for WeChat mini programme

By   /  February 25, 2019  /  24/7 News, AM-NC, ATEED, Auckland, Auckland City, Auckland Council, Auckland Tourism, Auckland Tourism Events Economic Development, Events Economic Development, FifthEstate1, KB, Local Government, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand  /  Comments Off on Auckland launches world’s first instant live chat function for WeChat mini programme

Source: Auckland Tourism, Events & Economic Development (ATEED) The Chinese speaking community based in Auckland are being invited to become ambassadors on Auckland’s new WeChat city experience guide, which will see them sharing their local knowledge on one of the world’s largest mobile apps.  WeChat is a Chinese multi-purpose messaging, social media and mobile payment […]

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Pam Ford recognised for outstanding contribution to Auckland and New Zealand’s economic development

By   /  February 22, 2019  /  24/7 News, AM-NC, ATEED, Auckland, Auckland City, Auckland Council, Auckland Tourism, Auckland Tourism Events Economic Development, Events Economic Development, FifthEstate1, KB, Local Government, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand  /  Comments Off on Pam Ford recognised for outstanding contribution to Auckland and New Zealand’s economic development

Source: Auckland Tourism, Events & Economic Development (ATEED) Auckland Tourism, Events and Economic Development’s (ATEED), Pam Ford, has received the Commendation for Distinguished Service Award at Economic Development New Zealand’s (EDNZ) first board meeting of 2019, held today.  The recognition follows ATEED’s 2018 economic development accolades, both in New Zealand and overseas, for creating impactful […]

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Tourism Industry Association launch photo challenge

By   /  February 20, 2019  /  24/7 News, AM-NC, ATEED, Auckland, Auckland City, Auckland Council, Auckland Tourism, Auckland Tourism Events Economic Development, Events Economic Development, FifthEstate1, KB, Local Government, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand  /  Comments Off on Tourism Industry Association launch photo challenge

Source: Auckland Tourism, Events & Economic Development (ATEED) Get snap happy this February with the 2019 Tourism Industry Association photo   competition which gives artistic tourism operators the chance to show off their photography skills by capturing what makes Aotearoa so unique as a destination, and as a country.   This year’s theme is ‘Manaakitanga’ […]

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New partnership to boost Chinese visitors to New Zealand

By   /  February 15, 2019  /  24/7 News, AM-NC, ATEED, Auckland, Auckland City, Auckland Council, Auckland Tourism, Auckland Tourism Events Economic Development, Events Economic Development, FifthEstate1, KB, Local Government, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand  /  Comments Off on New partnership to boost Chinese visitors to New Zealand

Source: Auckland Tourism, Events & Economic Development (ATEED) A partnership aimed at attracting more high-value Chinese visitors to New Zealand during shoulder and off-peak seasons has been formed between Auckland’s economic development agency, the bankcard scheme with the world’s largest cardholder base, and Immigration New Zealand (INZ).  Auckland Tourism, Events and Economic Development (ATEED) signed […]

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Triple the fun: Auckland to host three huge events in one exciting weekend

By   /  February 11, 2019  /  24/7 News, AM-NC, ATEED, Auckland, Auckland City, Auckland Council, Auckland Tourism, Auckland Tourism Events Economic Development, Events Economic Development, FifthEstate1, KB, Local Government, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand  /  Comments Off on Triple the fun: Auckland to host three huge events in one exciting weekend

Source: Auckland Tourism, Events & Economic Development (ATEED) Rugby, football and the country’s largest cultural festival are set to entertain Aucklanders and visitors alike on the weekend of 15-17 February. The only professional kiwi team competing in the Hyundai A-League competition, the Wellington Phoenix, will host the high-flying Melbourne Victory at Eden Park on 15 […]

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Western Springs set to transform into the heart of Pasifika once again

By   /  February 8, 2019  /  24/7 News, AM-NC, ATEED, Auckland, Auckland City, Auckland Council, Auckland Tourism, Auckland Tourism Events Economic Development, Events Economic Development, FifthEstate1, KB, Local Government, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand  /  Comments Off on Western Springs set to transform into the heart of Pasifika once again

Source: Auckland Tourism, Events & Economic Development (ATEED) Auckland’s iconic Pasifika Festival will transform Western Springs into a vibrant heart of Pacific culture once again on March 23-24, with new features and shared spaces aimed at creating an even better experience for the tens of thousands of festival-goers.  In its 27th year, this family friendly event brings together Pacific communities to celebrate diverse cultures of the South Pacific. The festival […]

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BLACKCAPS and WHITE FERNS double header vs India – fan activations at Eden Park

By   /  February 5, 2019  /  24/7 News, AM-NC, ATEED, Auckland, Auckland City, Auckland Council, Auckland Tourism, Auckland Tourism Events Economic Development, Events Economic Development, FifthEstate1, KB, Local Government, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand  /  Comments Off on BLACKCAPS and WHITE FERNS double header vs India – fan activations at Eden Park

Source: Auckland Tourism, Events & Economic Development (ATEED) Fans lucky enough to have tickets to the sold out Twenty20 double header at Eden Park on Friday, 8 February will be treated to a range of activations as they head into the stadium. At 3pm, New Zealand’s Women’s side, the WHITE FERNS, will face India’s Women’s […]

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