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Tourism New Zealand turns country into super-cool video game

Do you have clients who are obsessed with the Land of the Long White Cloud and are always boasting about their video gaming heroics? Let them nerd out even more with this.

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Tourism New Zealand unveils ‘Pure Promise’ to the world, as Aussie GM talks up the bubble

by Christian Fleetwood

Meanwhile, Travel Weekly’s reporter has made a pure promise of his own: to only drink water, cow’s milk and straight vodka during lockdown.

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WATCH: US talk show host Stephen Colbert becomes the ‘Newest Zealander’

US talk show host Stephen Colbert embarked on a mission to become the ‘Newest Zealander’ last week by befriending the country’s PM and pranking Lorde.

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Tourism New Zealand puts Aussie travel agents front and centre in latest brand campaign

Perhaps the most impressive part of this campaign is the pose being struck by the man in the accompanying photo.

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Kiwis to say ‘Good Morning World’ every day for next 12 months as part of Tourism NZ’s new brand campaign

Kiwis are getting up at the crack of dawn to welcome the world as part of a Tourism NZ campaign. Meanwhile, Travel Weekly staff will be tucked up in bed wearing their Peter Alexander PJs and pom pom nightcaps.

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Tourism New Zealand appoints global media agency partner to $35m account

Rumour has it that the successful agency wooed Tourism New Zealand by playing a cover of Dave Dobbyn’s “Slice of Heaven” in the pitch meeting.

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Technology

Agents can learn about New Zealand’s ski regions with new interactive mobile game

Looking for a new, more productive way of spending your lunchbreak that doesn’t involve searching for new matches on Tinder or beating your Candy Crush PB? This new game might just be it.

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“There are many trends swinging in our favour”, says Tourism New Zealand GM

by Huntley Mitchell

Tourism New Zealand’s Aussie GM showed plenty of hospitality in a recent interview with Travel Weekly, but sadly stopped short of performing the haka.

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Tourism NZ Issues ‘New’ World Map In ad Featuring Ed Sheeran & Peter Jackson

Rhys Darby and Jacinda Ardern are back at it again, trying to solve the mystery of why New Zealand keeps getting left off world maps.

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“Coorpertition” vital to the industry’s future, says Tourism NZ chief

by Huntley Mitchell

Another Global Tourism Summit story coming to you from sunny Hawaii, which is where we’d much rather be than in our lukewarm Sydney office.

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Big Fat Wholesaler Wrap

Happy Monday, readers! Or is it Tuesday? We’re not really sure, tbh – we just know looking at these pictures is distracting us from all the wine we had on the weekend.

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Midweek Interview

Midweek Interview with Tourism New Zealand’s Andrew Waddel

This week we got up close and personal with the general manager of Tourism New Zealand, Andrew Waddel, until he requested we sit further away.

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