TIA Blog

A Note from the Chairman

By GRANT LILLY - 21 November 2014
It was great to see so many members at the recent TIA Summit. Thanks for your interest and involvement.

Tourism 2025 In Action
Southland events attract visitors


Southland events are attracting visitors and pumping millions of dollars into the local economy.

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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.

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    More freedom camping spots are being trialled in Marlborough during summer but the proposals have received mixed reviews.
  • Te Papa lifts lid on ex-CEO - Dominion Post - 28th Nov 2014
    Te Papahas lifted the lid on Michael Houlihan's disastrous tenure as its chief executive. When Houlihan left the national museum in May, in the wake of two big loss-making exhibitions, it...
  • Air NZ set to announce new US destination – NZ Herald, 27 Nov 2014
    Air New Zealand is poised to make a decision to fly to a new destination in the United States.

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