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By Tourism New Zealand on August 1, 2019
Tourism New Zealand celebrated Matariki, the Māori New Year, in Kuala Lumpur today, with a first-ever collaboration with Chef James Won, conceptualising a unique lunch featuring a fusion of Malaysian and New Zealand cuisine.
By Tourism New Zealand on July 5, 2019
International visitors in New Zealand are spending more while they’re in the country, such that tourism spend has outgrown international visitor arrival numbers.
By Tourism New Zealand on January 2, 2019
From self-driving to relaxing aboard a scenic rail journey, Malaysian visitors can enjoy multiple choices of transportation in New Zealand.
By Tourism New Zealand on October 25, 2018
Tourism New Zealand invites Malaysian frontline travel agents to attend a destination training session in Kuala Lumpur on 29 August 2018.
By Tourism New Zealand on August 27, 2018
AJ Hackett Bungy New Zealand co-founder Henry van Asch today (8 August) revealed a new world-first adventure tourism experience – the Nevis Catapult – in the remote Nevis Valley near Queenstown, New Zealand.
By Tourism New Zealand on August 13, 2018
Tourism New Zealand has launched an updated version of its Halal Food Guide in a bid to improve the overall visitor experience for Muslim travellers and provide them with a more comprehensive overview of halal culinary options around the country. Since the launch of the Halal Food Guide in 2016, the 2017/18 edition now includes 289 more restaurants and cafes. This is an increase of 51% more listings from the previous edition, which are either halal-certified or offering vegetarian/vegan cuisine, in new regions such as Whangarei and Marlborough. Travellers can also use the guide to identify halal-certified grocery stores and takeaway outlets. The guide was curated in partnership with the Kiwi Muslim Directory and the Federation of Islamic Associations of New Zealand […]
By Tourism New Zealand on March 12, 2018
Auckland’s iconic harbour bridge will be lit up for New Zealand’s national day, Waitangi Day. Waitangi Day celebrates the signing of the founding document, The Treaty of Waitangi on February 6 1840. The Auckland Harbour Bridge will put on an audio-visual display of stunning Māori imagery and sounds throughout the weekend to mark this occasion. The Waitangi Vector Lights kicks off Friday night from 9pm, and then every 30 minutes until midnight. Vector Lights will run this right through to Waitangi Day on Tuesday February 6. Vector and Auckland Council have collaborated with Ngati Manuhiri, an Auckland iwi (tribe), to bring to life their unique korero (story) that connects their people to Tamaki Makaurau Auckland and the celebration of New Zealand’s national day. Each year a different Auckland tribe (of which […]
By Tourism New Zealand on February 2, 2018
New Zealand, 22 SEPTEMBER 2017: Hairy feet and lembas bread will be the order of the day at Hobbiton Movie Set today (22 September) as they celebrate International Hobbit Day. Happy Hobbits are set to party, celebrating not only International Hobbit Day but the birthdays of Frodo and Bilbo Baggins. An ‘unexpected party’ of fans will take a guided tour of the Shire at dusk experiencing the Hobbiton Movie Set as the sun sets over the Matamata countryside. The group will meander through the 12 acre site in the Waikato region on New Zealand’s North Island, recounting the details of how the movie set was created. Arriving at The Green Dragon Inn in front of open fires, visitors will be able to toast […]
By Tourism New Zealand on September 25, 2017
MALAYSIA, 14 August 2017: Malaysians’ passion for food is a key focus even while away on holiday. A survey conducted by BlackBox Research for Tourism New Zealand found that eight in 10 (80 per cent) Malaysians rank indulging in a country’s local delicacies as the activity they enjoy doing most when on holiday in a different country. The survey of 1,000 respondents also revealed that 50 per cent of Malaysian travellers appreciate the quality time spent with family and friends while holidaying, followed by basking in nature’s beauty (43 per cent) and relaxing by the beach (43 per cent). Tourism New Zealand’s Regional Manager for South and South East Asia, Mr Steven Dixon, said the love for food Malaysians have is something the people […]
By Tourism New Zealand on August 14, 2017