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Regional tourism highlights: September

Posted on 25/09/2019 by

Waikato features a few times in this month’s update, including ranking as a top 50 bucket list destination.

At the end of each month, we bring you regional tourism highlights so you can stay up-to-date with airline, travel, and tourism news from around New Zealand.

The first month of spring has been great for regional tourism, with plenty of exciting projects in the pipeline.

Here are the top headlines from September. 

Taranaki crossing to boost region’s tourism earnings

Taranaki’s tourism earnings are set for an annual boost of about $4 million a year after confirmation of a $13.3 million Provincial Growth Fund investment in Egmont National Park.

The Great Kiwi Beer Fest to hit Hamilton

Hamilton will host one of the South Island’s favourite events as the Great Kiwi Beer Festival launches in the city next year.

New day-long cycle loop to showcase iconic Rotorua features

A day-long cycle loop incorporating Redwood trees, geothermal activity, Māori culture and stunning views is close to reality for Rotorua.

Waikato on world’s top 50 bucket list

Waikato has become a global bucket-list destination alongside the likes of Los Angeles, Kruger National Park in Africa and Santorini, Greece, according to a 2019 survey.

Southland visitor numbers expected to soar

Southland’s national parks can expect an additional 140,000 visitors in the next six years, according to the Government’s new visitor forecast tool. 

That’s all for this month. We’ll be back at the end of July with more updates. If you want to stay up-to-date in real time, please subscribe to our Industry News Bulletin.

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