Tourism New Zealand has appointed Whybin/TBWA and reappointed Mindshare to service its Australian creative, media, digital requirements and global brand strategy.
Traditional Māori culture and 21st century New Zealand innovation have added a new dimension for rugby fans exploring Auckland’s waterfront at Waka Māori - a living showcase of Māori arts and crafts, and rugby heritage.
All eyes will be on Eden Park this weekend as Australia, France, New Zealand and Wales bid to reach the Rugby World Cup 2011 Final and keep alive their hopes of lifting the coveted Webb Ellis Cup.
Two Brits with a couple of bicycles are the ultimate rugby fans - Londoners Tom Hudson and Jodie Burton have cycled almost 28,000km through 28 countries to New Zealand for the Rugby World Cup tournament.
Suwarat Sajamark, Marketing and Development Co-ordinator, Tourism New Zealand, Australasia’s Leading Tourist Board
A New Zealand artist has made what he believes may be a controversial selection to literally toast the five greatest rugby players of all time for an art exhibition.
Multiple award winning Chinese actress, Yao Chen has become Tourism New Zealand’s new brand ambassador in mainland China.
Night skies above New Zealand’s biggest city will glow with the colours of the world, as Sky City’s Sky Tower lights up to welcome 20 teams for the Rugby World Cup.
Visitors to the North Island of New Zealand have been hit be travel chaos following the first snow fall there in 40 years. The one-in-a-lifetime cold snap is expected to last until Wednesday, according to local forecasters, with airports closed, roads blocked at electricity cut in some areas.
Tourism New Zealand has welcomed Rugby New Zealand forecasts that 95,000 international visitors are anticipated to visit New Zealand for Rugby World Cup 2011.
Spending by international visitors was down 6.5 per cent to $5,564 billion for the year ending June 2011.
A new visitor accreditation category of Qualmark, providing confidence for visitors to book marae experiences, was officially unveiled in Auckland last week.