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Good times in the regions

By CHRIS ROBERTS - 27 August 2015
In recent weeks, the TIA team and I have travelled the length of the country to deliver our Regional Tourism Summits.

Tourism 2025 In Action
Direct flights China to Christchurch


China Southern Airlines will begin flying a new year-round air service directly between Guangzhou and Christchurch from December 2015. Read more.



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  • New air services boost regional economies
    31 August 2015
    New regional air services announced today by Jetstar will boost both domestic and international tourism, the Tourism Industry Association New Zealand says.
  • New air service a win for South Island and tourism
    28 August 2015
    Today’s announcement of a new air service linking Christchurch and southern China will help deliver on the tourism industry’s goal of growing total annual tourism revenue to $41 billion in by 2025, the Tourism Industry Association New Zealand (TIA) says.
  • Rotorua hotels share the love
    27 August 2015
    Rotorua hotel guests eat and drink their way through 1000 litres of milk, 740kg of red meat, 300 dozen eggs, 270kg of rice and pasta, 290kg of tomatoes and 330 heads of lettuce every day of the year.
  • Northland tourism to fore among finalists - Northern Advocate - 2nd Sep 2015
    Northland businesses are finalists in five categories in the revitalised 2015 Tourism Industry Awards.
  • Queenstown jetboat stoush back to court - New Zealand Herald - 2nd Sep 2015
    A long-running legal battle between rival Queenstown jet-boat companies has gone another round in court.
  • Biosecurity x-raying beefed up at airport - Manukau Courier - 3rd Sep 2015
    Auckland Airport has beefed up its biosecurity control.Two new biosecurity x-ray machines have been installed to ensure passengers don't bring any unwanted pests or diseases into New Zealand.

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