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Discover Rotorua for events

Whether you need a venue to host 3,000 delegates, or an intimate space for your next strategy session, Rotorua is a destination definitely worth considering. The region has hidden, inspirational spaces that encourage thought. Picture your event at a venue 30m high above the Redwood Forest, or seated next to the Southern Hemisphere’s largest active geyser, erupting close… Read More »Discover Rotorua for events

Fiji has reopened safely

Fiji’s borders opened on 1 December 21 and with NZ’s border restrictions starting to ease Fiji has been busy getting ready to welcome Kiwis back. Kiwis visiting Fiji will still be welcomed with the same Bula smiles but they will notice a number of new travel requirements and health and safety protocols too. In October… Read More »Fiji has reopened safely

Sudima opens in Queenstown

Sudima Queenstown Five Mile is a brand new 4.5-star hotel on the fringe of Queenstown in the bustling Frankton area. It is conveniently located only 2.5kms from Queenstown Airport, the routes north and south and on the main road to the surrounding ski fields.  With its modern fit-out, the hotel is well equipped to meet… Read More »Sudima opens in Queenstown

Napier ready to reconnect

Hawke’s Bay was represented at the recent AuSAE’s LINC Conference earlier this month by Donna Ransfield, Senior Event Planner from Napier Conferences & Events, as well as the Hawke’s Bay Convention Bureau. Armed with hand sanitiser, vaccine pass and a mask, Donna attended the three day conference held under red light restrictions at the Rotorua… Read More »Napier ready to reconnect

Sudima Queenstown Five Mile

Sudima Queenstown Five Mile is a brand new 4.5-star hotel on the fringe of Queenstown in the bustling Frankton area. It is conveniently located only 2.5kms from Queenstown Airport, the routes north and south and on the main road to the surrounding ski fields. Sudima Queenstown Five Mile is a great location for leisure and… Read More »Sudima Queenstown Five Mile

Christchurch shows flexibility

With the imminent opening of Te Pae Christchurch Convention Centre and over 100 events already booked for that venue alone through 2022 and beyond, there is a real sense of optimism in the city and the Canterbury region as a whole. Even in the challenging circumstances of the past few months, Christchurch was able to show… Read More »Christchurch shows flexibility

New New New in Dunedin

Dunedin Business Events invites you to connect with its new Business Events Lead, Louise Woodburn, whether you regularly hold events Dunedin or are seeking inspiration and information about new destinations for your company or your clients in 2022. Many of you will be familiar with Nicole Carvell who was the former Business Events Lead and excitingly… Read More »New New New in Dunedin

Manager appointed for Tākina

Wellington City Council has appointed Te Papa to market and operate Tākina Wellington Convention and Exhibition Centre. A new business unit, Tākina Events, has been formed to attract and deliver a wider range of conferences, exhibitions and events at both venues. The solution will provide multiple benefits to clients not least of which will be the ability to… Read More »Manager appointed for Tākina

Napier ready for 2022 Tiger

2022 is the year of the Tiger, and Napier Conferences and Events couldn’t think of a more fitting reference to our industry with the Tiger being a symbol of strength and braveness. A sense of optimism is taking hold with Napier’s 2022 calendar filling up with rescheduled events as well as new events making the most… Read More »Napier ready for 2022 Tiger

Silverstream Retreat Conference Centre and Venue

Silverstream comes into its own

Silverstream Retreat and Conference Centre’s ability to easily operate events under Alert Level 2 restrictions has come to the fore over the past few months. The retreat has successfully hosted events ranging from awards dinners and prize-givings to multi-day residential conferences. Set on 42 acres just 30 minutes drive from Wellington, venues at Silverstream range from… Read More »Silverstream comes into its own