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TIA 2015 Highlights

By CHRIS ROBERTS - 20 November 2015
Watch TIA’s new video to see highlights of our work on behalf of the tourism industry in 2015.

Tourism 2025 In Action
Promoting tourism as a great career


Three young Kiwi students planning a career in tourism each got a $2500 financial boost today as the recipients of the inaugural Tourism Industry New Zealand Trust (TINZT) Academic Scholarships. Read more.


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  • Regional economies will benefit from new air services
    1 December 2015
    The return of competition on several regional air routes is being welcomed by the Tourism Industry Association New Zealand (TIA).
  • Rogue operators need to be brought into line
    30 November 2015
    The Department of Conservation (DOC) needs more “teeth” to prosecute commercial tourism operators offering products and services illegally on public conservation land, say tourism industry organisations.
  • Insurance giants partner with NZ’s tourism industry
    20 November 2015
    The Tourism Industry Association New Zealand (TIA), the peak industry organisation for New Zealand’s tourism sector, has formally sealed its new Premier Business partnership arrangement with two of the world’s largest insurance organisations, AIG and JLT.
  • Project Runway hopeless without an airline - Dominion Post - 30th Nov 2015
    OPINION: Hallelujah! After growing opposition from surfers, Moa Point greenies and airline pilots, the airport runway extension is taking off thanks to the latest report commissioned by,...
  • Can tourism save our economy? - New Zealand Herald - 30th Nov 2015
    Many of us follow the ups and downs in dairy prices as closely as we follow the All Blacks. As a country we depend a lot on the price cycle of dairy - many commentators would argue too much.
  • Motorcyclist killed in crash with tourists – NZ Herald, 30 Nov 2015
    A motorcyclist is dead after the driver of a rental vehicle apparently crossed double yellow lines on to the wrong side of the road, causing a four-vehicle crash south of Oamaru.

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