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Summit to focus on tourism’s contribution to New Zealand

Tourism’s contribution to New Zealand’s future will come under the spotlight at the 2019 Tourism Summit Aotearoa, taking place in Wellington on 3rd and 4th September. Tourism…

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Jul 29, 2019 Attractions / Events / Marketing / Tourism /


Asia Pacific Triennial of Contemporary Art generates millions for Brisbane tourism

A major international art exhibition held over five months at Queensland’s Gallery of Modern Art (QAGOMA) pumped $35 million into the economy and generated 1.5 million visitor nights…

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Jul 28, 2019 Arts / Culture / Events / Tourism / Venues /


Wanaka New Year music festival announces confirmed artists

New Zealand South Island’s biggest New Year’s music festival Rhythm & Alps has released its first announcement of national of international artists confirmed to play at the…

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Jul 27, 2019 Arts / Entertainment / Events /


Golf Australia reschedules Queensland Open

Golf Australia and the PGA of Australia have advised that the Isuzu Queensland Open will not be played this year but plan for the championship to be rescheduled in early…

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Jul 26, 2019 Events / Golf / Venues /


Tennis Australia to change hardcourt surface for Australian Open 

Work currently underway at Melbourne Park, the home of the Australian Open, will see the installation of a new acrylic hardcourt surface, from Spanish-based manufacturer GreenSet Worldwide…

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Jul 25, 2019 Events / Government / Sport / Surfaces / Venues /


Planning Commission approval will enable expanded festivals at North Byron Parklands

The recent decision by the NSW Independent Planning Commission to allow 20 event days per year at the North Byron Parklands at Tyagarah will see an expansion of events including Splendour…

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Jul 25, 2019 Entertainment / Events / Safety / Venues /


IOC ‘very satisfied’ with preparations for 2020 Tokyo Olympics

Despite concerns about extreme heat, managing costs and accommodation shortages, with one year to go until the opening ceremony of the Tokyo 2020 Games, organisers of the Tokyo 2020…

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Jul 25, 2019 Events / Sport / Venues /


Melbourne’s Marvel Stadium to host UFC 243

Having hosted the record-breaking UFC 193 in 2015, Melbourne’s Marvel Stadium is to host UFC 243: Whittaker vs Adesanya in October. The former Etihad Stadium hosted what was then the…

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Jul 25, 2019 Entertainment / Events / Sport / Venues /


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