The slight easing of border restrictions for some international travellers is a small step in the right direction but tourism operators need more certainty about the Government’s plans for reconnecting New Zealand with the world, Tourism Industry Aotearoa says.
On 10 December 2001, the first installment of Sir Peter Jackson’s adaptation of J.R.R Tolkien’s
The Lord of the Rings Trilogy, The Fellowship of the Ring first premiered on the world stage at Odeon Leicester Square in London. It was also the the debut of New Zealand as the fictional world of Middle-earth, and a sheep and beef farm just outside Matamata as Hobbiton™, as the home of the Hobbits™.
$26.6 million confirmed for 31 Regional Tourism Organisations Tourism organisations to collaborate across regional boundaries to attract visitors Common themes of improved destination management, sustainable tourism, and collaboration with iwi
Over 100 regional take-out options are now available under the relaunched ‘’Mighty Local” – a regional hub aimed at connecting Waikato residents with local businesses operating during Alert Levels 4, 3 and 2.