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    January arrivals a great start for 2015

    New Zealand's appeal as a holiday destination continued to drive annual visitor growth during January this year - with total holiday arrivals up 5.6 per cent for the year ended January 2015.

  • New Zealand launches Business Events MoU with China

    New Zealand is set to launch a facilitated visa process for Chinese business events visitors when a new Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) comes into effect in March 2015.

    • Insights
    Latest campaign encourages Aussies to take South Island roadie

    The latest evolution of the successful South Island Road Trip campaign 'Every day a different journey' went live yesterday across the ditch.

  • Bowling over the Indian market – Stephen Fleming appointed as latest TNZ ambassador

    As viewers all over India tune in for the ICC 2015 Cricket World Cup, Tourism New Zealand has appointed kiwi cricketing legend Stephen Fleming as the newest tourism ambassador to join its ranks.

  • TNZ appoints GM Americas and Europe

    Tourism New Zealand is pleased to announce the appointment of Bjoern Spreitzer to the key role of General Manager Americas and Europe based in Los Angeles.

  • Hobbit fever in China for The Battle of the Five Armies première

    Sir Peter Jackson spent an hour practising his Chinese pronunciation to greet the media at the press conference ahead of the première of the The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies in Beijing on 19 January.

    • Insights
    TNZ goes beyond the wicket

    One of the world's most anticipated sporting events, the ICC Cricket World Cup 2015, kicks off next week and will see New Zealand broadcast live to a global audience of a billion people.

  • New map showcases i-SITES, Great walks and cycle trails

    Visitors to New Zealand can find everything they need to walk, ride or plan any journey across the whole country in one handy place - and no, it's not an app.

    • Media Release
    Visitor arrivals hit new high in 2014

    International visitor arrivals for December have rounded out an impressive year of growth with total arrivals for 2014 up 5.1 per cent.

  • Growing off-peak travel from Japan

    Hot on the heels of summer campaigning, Tourism New Zealand's largest campaign for the year out of Japan is underway with Air New Zealand, specifically promoting the New Zealand shoulder season.

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