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Regulation deadline extension sensible

By CHRIS ROBERTS - 13 October 2014
The announcement by WorkSafe New Zealand of an extension to the deadline to be registered under the Adventure Activities Regulations will have come as a relief to a number of adventure tourism operators currently going through the process.

Tourism 2025 In Action
Hamilton Gardens


Hamilton Gardens has been named International Garden of the Year at the 2014 Garden Tourism Awards in Metz, France.

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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.

  • New look for railway operation - Otago Daily Times - 23rd Oct 2014
    Taieri Gorge Railways will roll down a new track this weekend, by rebranding as Dunedin Railways.
  • Bumper airport spend to boost tourism - Northern Advocate - 22nd Oct 2014
    A multimillion-dollar project to upgrade Bay of Islands Airport will boost capacity between Auckland and Kerikeri by 12,000 passengers a year.
  • Alleged McLaren Falls attacker named, in court - Bay of Plenty Times - 22nd Oct 2014
    The identity of 28-year-old man accused of two tourists attacks in McLaren Falls Park, including robbing a woman of personal items can now be revealed.

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