Northland Inc, Northland's Regional Tourism Organisation, is responsible for marketing and promotion of the region, nationally and internationally, as a visitor destination through partnerships with industry and through cooperative and direct marketing and promotion.
Subtropical Northland is home to the beautiful Bay of Islands, intriguing Kauri forests, spiritual Cape Reinga, and endless coastlines both east and west. Filled with Maori culture and heritage, natural wonders, and adventure for all ages, Northland is an unmissable year-round destination.
ATEED (Auckland Tourism, Events and Economic Development)
ATEED (Auckland Tourism, Events and Economic Development) Auckland Tourism, Events and Economic Development (ATEED) is the economic development agency for the Auckland region, working to support the growth of quality jobs for all Aucklander’s.
We work with industry, local and central government partners to manage Auckland as a sustainable destination and to promote the region internationally and domestically. We work to attract visitors, major events, skilled talent, business and investment, to support Auckland businesses, and help sustainably develop industry sectors that will in turn enable our people and region to flourish.
One of five Auckland Council-controlled organisations, ATEED works to make Auckland a desirable place to live, work, visit, invest and do business, for current and future generations
Phone: +64 9 367 6009
Freephone: 0800 AUCKLAND
The Coromandel, New Zealanders favourite destination, is within an hour and a half drive of the major centres of Auckland and Hamilton and their International Airports, and yet the region is a world away from the hustle and bustle of those cities.
Phone: +64 7 868 0017
HAMILTON & WAIKATO REGIONAL TOURISM
Hamilton & Waikato Tourism is the official regional tourism entity for the Waikato, charged with increasing leisure and business traveller expenditure and length of stay. Representing the region and its tourism operators, Hamilton & Waikato Tourism markets the region as a visitor destination to consumers, media, the business events sector and travel trade.
Phone: +64 7 843 0056
TOURISM BAY OF PLENTY
Tāpoi Te Moananui ā Toi | Tourism Bay of Plenty (TBOP) is focused on long-term tourism sustainability with the aspirational goal of environmental regeneration. To achieve lasting tourism value, TBOP needs to ensure that the right balance is achieved between the impact of tourism on the environment, respecting our residents’ quality of life, honouring our Māori culture, and adding value to our economy.
By striking a true balance between economic, social, environmental and cultural objectives, tourism can generate benefits that go far beyond economic value alone. TBOP’s role as a Destination Management Organisation (DMO) is to lead, advocate and coordinate a cohesive, collaborative and balanced approach to managing a destination.
ROTORUA ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT
Te Whanaketanga Ōhanga o Rotorua | Rotorua Economic Development (RED) is the Economic Development Agency and Regional Tourism Organisation for Rotorua. RED is committed to developing and promoting Rotorua as a destination of choice to work, study, visit, invest and live in. We connect people, land, capital and ideas for the purpose of improving the Rotorua economy and its ability to create employment, wealth and wellbeing for all Rotorua people.
Phone: +64 7 348 4133
DESTINATION GREAT LAKE TAUPO
Destination Great Lake Taupo is the tourism marketing agency for the Great Lake Taupō region.
Phone: +64 7 376 0400
For Great Lake Taupō information, accommodation, bookings and ticketing please contact the i-SITES, their official visitor information centres.
Visit Ruapehu is the destination marketer for the Ruapehu region. It is administered by Board of Trustees, predominately from the tourism industry and the business community who all have an association with the region.
Funding for activities administered by the Trust is from the Ruapehu District Council.
The marketing functions of Visit Ruapehu include international and domestic marketing campaigns, media hosting and assistance to tourism operators in the region. The office can be contacted on email: email@example.com
The two i-SITE information centres in the Ruapehu region are available every day of the year, except Christmas Day, to assist you. They are open daily from 9am - 5pm.
Taumarunui i-SITE Visitors Centre, C/ Railway Station, Hakiaha Street, Taumarunui 3920, Ph +64 7 895 7494
Ruapehu i-SITE Visitors Centre, 54 Clyde Street, Ohakune 4625, Ph +64 6 385 8427
Whakapapa Visitor Centre,Whakapapa Village State Highway 48, 3951 Ph: +64 7 892 3729
Waiouru i-SITE Visitor Information Centre, Corner of SH1, Hassett Drive (National Army Museum), Waiouru 4861, 3951 Ph: +64 6 387 5729
VENTURE TARANAKI TRUST
Recently crowned the world's second best regional destination, Taranaki is home to a growing visitor industry. Venture Taranaki - the combined regional tourism organisation and economic development agency - is behind promoting the region as a destination to visit, live and invest, as well as helping all industries, including tourism, grow. Venture Taranaki works across the visitor industry from enterprise conception and growth to corporate and major events to promoting the region to domestic and international visitors.
Phone: +64 6 759 5150
Activate Tairāwhiti is leading local economic development, taking on the roles of EDA and RTO, and unlocking the region's enormous potential to activate growth for the benefit of the whole community.
Our vision is that all New Zealanders have a deep sense of connection and desire to visit Tairāwhiti Gisborne as a place of national historical and cultural significance. For international visitors Tairāwhiti Gisborne is a must-visit destination for an enriching authentic cultural experience.
The tourism team aims to:
- Create and grow authentic quality visitor experiences
- Attract and influence visitor engagement in Tairāwhiti Gisborne
- Lead tourism sector alignment and collaboration
Activate Tairāwhiti manages the Gisborne iSite, and is co-funded through Eastland Community Trust and Gisborne District Council.
Phone: +64 6 867 2000
The Whanganui District, remains one of New Zealand's largely undiscovered regions. Discover your adventure with our heritage, our art, our culture or our simply stunning outdoor activities - be they on our mighty Whanganui River, around our wide ranging hinterland or along our breathtakingly rugged coastline.
For tourism information please contact the Whanganui i-Site.
Phone: +64 6 349 0508
- To ensure Hawke's Bay becomes significantly more attractive to New Zealanders and international visitors as a place to visit, do business and live.
- To become a highly competitive player within the New Zealand tourism industry, increasing Hawke’s Bays market share of both domestic and international visitors and therefore economic contribution to the wider region.
For all general enquiries email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Phone: +64 6 834 1918
Central Economic Development Agency (CEDA)
The Central Economic Development Agency (CEDA) exists to drive and facilitate the creation and growth of economic wealth in Palmerston North and Manawatū, across three strategic pillars of people, place and business.
Our partnerships and programmes of work are all centred around our three core focus areas of developing our talent pipeline, business expansion and retention, and attracting national and international investment. All of this is underpinned by the work we do in profiling our region for its competitive lifestyle advantages as a brilliant place for people, business and investment.
As Manawatū's Regional Tourism Organisation, growing and developing the visitor sector is a core focus. We achieve outcomes through supporting tourism operators to grow, and by working in partnership with our stakeholders and key national industry organisations on strengthening the sector and ensuring it can develop and grow sustainably for the benefit of our communities.
Phone: +64 6 350 1800
Destination Wairarapa is an incorporated society supported by generous funding from the three District Councils and Trust House Foundation.
We are a membership based organisation and offer a tiered membership structure. In this we provide marketing, product development and feedback for 280+ tourism businesses.
The Martinborough and Masterton i-SITE Visitor Centres are owned by Destination Wairarapa.
Phone: +64 6 377 1892
WellingtonNZ is the Wellington regions Economic Development Agency and Regional Tourism Organisation. WellingtonNZ sets out to make the Wellington region wildly famous in order to attract more visitors, more students, more talent and more investment, making the Wellington region a better place for the people who call it home.
Phone: +64 4 802 4860
<Destination Marlborough is the region's Regional Tourism Organisation (RTO).
The organisation exists to grow and support a sustainable visitor economy that contributes to achieving a Smart and Connected economy for Marlborough.
The organisation’s purpose is to attract visitors to the region, build visitation to improve business sustainability, encourage visitors to stay longer and do more and support the delivery of quality visitor experiences that will compel visitors to come back and send others.
Destination Marlborough is a not-for-profit Trust funded through a combination of Marlborough District Council rates including a tourism targeted rate, private sector partnerships and i-SITE revenue.
Phone: +64 3 577 5523
With a population of approximately 3,600 residents, the Kaikoura township is located on a rocky peninsula, protruding from lush farmland beneath the mountains. In the waters off the peninsula, a complex marine system provides an abundantly rich habitat for marine mammals and seabirds making it an ideal place for getting 'close to nature'.
Phone: +64 3 3195075
NELSON TASMAN TOURISM
About Nelson Tasman Tourism
- We bring economic and social benefits to our community by promoting the enviable lifestyle qualities and diverse natural landscape of the Nelson Tasman region to international and domestic visitors.
- We support our region’s suppliers and businesses in providing a quality experience to visitors.
- We enhance the visitor experience by providing personalised information and booking services from i-SITE centres in Nelson and Motueka and Visitor Centres in Golden Bay and Murchison
Phone: +64 3 546 6228
DEVELOPMENT WEST COAST - TOURISM
Development West Coast – Tourism is the Regional Tourism Organisation (RTO) for the West Coast. Our region covers the Buller, Grey and Westland districts of the South Island (from Karamea to Haast).
We work very closely with travel trade partners in various markets, industry and Tourism New Zealand. Our major international markets are Australia, United Kingdom, Europe, United States and China.
We work very closely with travel trade partners in various markets, industry and Tourism New Zealand. Our major international markets are Australia, United Kingdom, Europe and United States.
CHRISTCHURCH CANTERBURY TOURISM
Christchurch & Canterbury Tourism is the Regional Tourism Organisation (RTO) for the Canterbury Region of the South Island of New Zealand.
As an RTO we promote Christchurch & Canterbury as a tourism destination to media, travel trade, conventions and directly to tourists themselves. With the help of Christchurch City Council and our Business Partners, through funding support, we are actively marketing the region through utilisation of the website and affiliated social media and marketing tools; domestic and international campaigns; trade events, media and trade famils. Additionally we develop collateral pieces such as the meeting & incentive planner for conference and incentive groups, as well as direct mail pieces such as the Summertimes excerpt (delivered throughout the North Island).
Phone: +64 3 379 9629
AORAKI DEVELOPMENT BUSINESS & TOURISM
Your South Canterbury adventure starts here! Located on the East Coast of the South Island of New Zealand. Including the towns of Timaru, Temuka, Geraldine, Pleasant Point and Peel Forest, the area is only two hours drive south of Christchurch and a similar drive to Dunedin.
Phone: +64 3 687 9997
DESTINATION MT. COOK MACKENZIE
The Aoraki Mount Cook Mackenzie region is situated in the centre of New Zealand's majestic South Island. The region is renowned for its incredibly clear starry nights, brilliant sunny days, remarkable turquoise blue lakes, valleys of emerald green and snow-capped mountains.
Shaped by the giant forces of nature, massive glaciers have scoured the land leaving a trail of lakes and rivers across the landscape. Today you will see awesome mountain ranges - the snow capped Southern Alps stretching across the western horizon. Mount Cook, New Zealand's highest mountain at 3,754 metres above sea level, towers over the expansive countryside.
Phone: +64 3 680 6726
LAKE WANAKA TOURISM
Lake Wanaka Tourism is managed by General Manager, James Helmore, and assisted by Tess Hellebrekers (Online Executive), Gizelle Regan (Media & Campaign Manager), Geoff Marks (Business Development Executive), and Nicola King (Marketing Coordinator).
Lake Wanaka Tourism is funded predominantly from a tourism levy determined as a percentage of the commercial and accommodation rate and collected by council on behalf of Lake Wanaka Tourism.
Phone: +64 3 443 1574
Destination Queenstown (DQ) is the regional tourism organisation responsible for the marketing of Queenstown as the Southern Hemisphere's premier four season lake and alpine resort.
DQ works with local businesses, including tourism operators, the hospitality industry, accommodation providers, retailers and service sectors to promote the region.
Phone: +64 3 441 0700
Destination Fiordland is a non profit organisation that is jointly funded by the Economic Development Agency Venture Southland, and local community promotions group, Destination Fiordland Inc (formerly Fiordland Promotions Association).
While Venture Southland provides staff and administration support for the Destination Fiordland office, all of our marketing funds come from voluntary contributions from local businesses.
What we don't do. Destination Fiordland is not an agency for making bookings or reservations. If you are looking for advice on availability or pricing for any of the activities or accommodation options listed within this site you need to contact these agencies directly, via the contact details provided, or refer to the information and bookings pages.
Phone: +64 3 249 7959
The Waitaki District is located on the east coast of the South Island about midway between Christchurch and Dunedin. The district covers 714,805 hectares of land from the Southern Alps in the west down the Waitaki Valley to Oamaru on the coast and south to Palmerston.
Phone: +64 3 434 1656
TOURISM CENTRAL OTAGO
Tourism Central Otago is the Regional Tourism Organisation (RTO) for Central Otago, it is part of the Community Services department of Central Otago District Council.
Tourism Central Otago is a resource unit available to local Central Otago based tourism businesses as well as the Travel Trade. We develop generic marketing resources for the consumer and travel trade; we are available to assist operators who wish to learn more about working with different markets and distribution outlets; we develop and maintain this regional website.
We work closely with Tourism New Zealand, local and national tourism organisations’ and industry to coordinate and facilitate the marketing of Central Otago as a visitor destination within New Zealand and internationally.
Central Otago’s major international markets are Australia, United Kingdom, Europe and United States.
Tourism Central Otago is able to provide generic marketing resources, assistance and promotional material. We assist accredited industry and media personnel with familiarisation visits to the region. Site inspections will be coordinated to ensure you meet with the right people.
The people of Central Otago have a strong sense of “Love of Place” and are proud to share their place with visitors. They also desire a balance between the environment, community and tourism. This is a place where respect for the land prompts sustainable solutions. Tourism Central Otago achieves this balance through a Destination Management policy – a “whole of community” approach. It’s about working together to protect what is special in this place. Maintaining effective working partnerships between all the communities and businesses involved in tourism helps to ensure a sustainable future.
Experience A World of Difference in Central Otago.
Phone: +64 3 440 0645
Enterprise Dunedin is responsible for the role of Regional Tourism Organisation for Dunedin, and is one of the 30 regional tourism organisations in New Zealand. We work with the local tourism industry, businesses, study, event and conference organisers, national and international media, trade wholesalers, inbound tour operators and travel agents.
We also work closely with Tourism New Zealand and the Tourism Industry Association of New Zealand to promote awareness of Dunedin as one of the country's premier nature and heritage destinations.
Enterprise Dunedin assists export-ready operators with opportunities to reach their markets by promoting the city to trade, media and consumers as a desirable visitor destination, both nationally and internationally. The organisation produces a tourism and convention planner that includes products from the region, takes part in and initiates road shows around the world. It also takes part in TRENZ, New Zealand’s largest annual international tourism trade show. TRENZ brings together many of the country's tourism operators and international buyers to showcase products, forge relationships and organise business for seasons ahead.
Phone: +64 3 471 8042
Destination Clutha is the Regional Tourism Organisation (RTO) for the Clutha District, which is a part of Clutha Development Inc., the district’s Economic Development Agency (EDA). Our purpose is to support a vibrant, sustainable economy and promote the Clutha District as a great place to live, work, invest and visit.
Destination Clutha is responsible for the marketing and promotion of the district, nationally and internationally as a visitor destination. Destination Management is a significant part of our role as an RTO in managing the growing numbers of visitors to the Clutha District, focusing on marketing, planning and sustainable development of tourism.
Clutha i-site visitors centre: +64 3 418 4048
Established in March 2019 as Southland’s Regional Development Agency, Great South is committed to driving Southland’s economic, social and cultural growth. Working across the areas of regional tourism and events, innovation, business development and regional wellbeing, Great South aims to provide a unified voice for Southland.
As the regional tourism organisation for Southland, Great South helps to build Southland’s reputation within domestic and international markets and works closely with Tourism New Zealand, RTNZ and industry representatives to promote awareness of the Southland destination. This involves developing marketing and trade channels, engaging with media and identifying promotional opportunities for the Southland tourism industry to leverage from.
Phone: +64 3 211 1400