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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.

  • Sports fans want easier travel across the Tasman
    2 March 2015
    As the Cricket World Cup heats up, research has revealed that Australians and New Zealanders want faster, cheaper travel across the ditch to make attending sporting events easier.
  • 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).
  • Vigilante action scares tourists off roads - Radio New Zealand - 4th Mar 2015
    Tourists are being scared off New Zealand roads by reports of locals taking the law into their hands and confiscating the car keys of visitors they think are driving dangerously.
  • Call for CCT to be more open - Dominion Post - 4th Mar 2015
    Christchurch and Canterbury Tourism (CCT) needs to be more transparent and open to the public, because it is substantially funded by ratepayer and taxpayer money, tourism operators say.
  • New Zealand hotel prices rise – Stuff, 3 Mar 2015
    The price Kiwis are having to pay for a night away is being driven up by the strong economy and an influx of foreign tourists.

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