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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.

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    New guidelines for rental vehicles have been developed after a spate of deaths and a coroner's recommendation for foreign drivers to get better education on arrival in New Zealand.
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    Auckland International Airport says it is on track to deliver an underlying net profit of between $160 million and $170m this financial year.

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