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Doing our bit for visiting driver safety

By STEVE HANRAHAN - 27 February 2015
TIA has been busy over the past six months improving our capability to educate visiting drivers on what’s different about driving in New Zealand.

Tourism 2025 In Action
Air agreements open NZ skies to world airlines


Auckland Airport

New Zealand is finalising a large number of air services deals, which will open up potential new routes around the world, the New Zealand Herald has reported. 

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Westpac special offer – “Get Paid” mobile app

TIA Business Partner Westpac has a new “Get Paid” app which allows businesses to accept credit and scheme debit card payments on the go via an iPhone or Android Smartphone. The app is free to download with no set up fees and no on-going monthly fixed costs. Read more. Westpac is offering TIA members who download the app a merchant service fee discount. Tell your Westpac business consultant you are a TIA member and advise your membership number to trigger the discount.

  • TIA and PATA join forces
    17 February 2015
    A new partnership is set to benefit New Zealand’s tourism industry and see it contributing at a global level.
  • 2014 visitor arrivals add to $41b goal
    30 January 2015
    New official figures show New Zealand’s tourism industry is making good progress towards its 2025 goal of contributing $41 billion a year to the economy, according to the Tourism Industry Association New Zealand (TIA).
  • New website to support visiting drivers
    21 January 2015
    A new website designed to give visitors the information they need to enjoy a safe driving holiday in New Zealand is being launched today.
  • Cruise boom lures big ships - New Zealand Herald - 27th Feb 2015
    Queen Elizabeth proves that size does count. With its 12 decks housing more than 3000 guests and crew, multiple restaurants, bars and pools, it's no wonder cruising is so popular.
  • Road safety 'missed' in tourism campaigns - Radio New Zealand - 26th Feb 2015
    Millions are being spent on glossy overseas tourism campaigns but very little of it highlights the problems of driving in this country, a tourism academic says.
  • 100th kiwi chick for season welcomed (+ video) - Rotorua Daily Post - 26th Feb 2015
    The 100th kiwi chick for the season hatched at Rainbow Springs' Kiwi Encounter this morning.The chick has been named Leslie, though its sex won't be known until a DNA sample taken from its...

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