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Catherine Milford

Seasoned journalist to edit Food magazine

June 18, 2014 • Announcements, FeaturedComments (0)

Catherine Milford knew it would make a great travel story when, dining in Paris, she saw some of her raw seafood dish “getting up and leaving the plate”. Milford, the new editor of Food magazine, claims the “fruits de mer incident” in the City of Lights as a career highlight. That highlight would need to ...

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Ella Zhang

Destination Queenstown appoints new International Markets Manager – Asia

June 18, 2014 • AnnouncementsComments (0)

Destination Queenstown (DQ) is pleased to announce the appointment of Jiaming (Ella) Zhang to the position of International Markets Manager – Asia. Ella brings strong tourism experience and industry relationships to her role, both internationally and in NZ,...


TIA appoints new Chief Executive

May 20, 2014 • AnnouncementsComments (0)

The Tourism Industry Association New Zealand (TIA) has announced the appointment of a new Chief Executive – Chris Roberts, currently General Manager Corporate Affairs at Tourism New Zealand. TIA Chairman Grant Lilly says he is delighted to have secured a...

Andrea Breton and Linda Holmes

Growth Leads To Two New Appointments At Auckland Conventions

May 12, 2014 • AnnouncementsComments (0)

Auckland’s growing conventions market has led to two new appointments at the organisation which manages the city’s top venues. Auckland Conventions Venues and Events, which runs the Viaduct Events Centre, Aotea Centre, Auckland Town Hall, Auckland Art...

Rachel Nicholls

Carrello del Gelato appoints Rachel Nicholls as Business Development Manager, Auckland

April 9, 2014 • AnnouncementsComments (0)

Wellington-based premium gelato producer ‘Carrello del Gelato’ has appointed Rachel Nicholls as its Auckland business development manager to grow the company’s share of the greater Auckland market. Company founder and chief executive Nathan Meyer said,...

Sarah Meikle

Wellington Culinary Events Trust Announce Chief Executive

April 7, 2014 • Announcements, FeaturedComments (0)

The Wellington Culinary Events Trust (WCET) has appointed Sarah Meikle as its new Chief Executive, effective 3 April 2014. The trust is over the moon to have Sarah at the helm and working as the Festival Director for New Zealand’s largest and tastiest...


Nando’s NZ sale update

April 4, 2014 • AnnouncementsComments (0)

Kare Johnstone and William Black, the Receivers of Shivram Limited (Shivram), the Franchisor of Nando’s New Zealand, confirm that the master franchisor for Nando’s New Zealand, Nando’s Australia Pty Limited, has exercised its rights to purchase the...

Grant Lilly

Tourism industry leaders join TIA board

April 2, 2014 • AnnouncementsComments (0)

Three of the tourism industry’s most senior executives are joining the board of the Tourism Industry Association New Zealand (TIA). Air New Zealand Chief Executive Christopher Luxon, Auckland Airport Chief Executive Adrian Littlewood and Tourism Holdings...

Hanna Teramoto Espresso Workshop, Auckland

Huhtamaki New Zealand Barista Championship – Winner

March 24, 2014 • Announcements, FeaturedComments (0)

Hanna Teramoto from Espresso Workshop in Parnell has taken out the title at the Huhtamaki New Zealand Barista Championship in Wellington over the weekend. She beat reigning champion Nick Clark of Flight Coffee and will travel to Rimini, Italy to represent...


SMEs expecting bumper year – almost half forecasting revenue growth

March 11, 2014 • Announcements, FeaturedComments (0)

The SME sector can take a bow as a major contributor to New Zealand’s ‘rockstar economy’, according to the latest research data from leading accounting software provider, MYOB. The March MYOB Business Monitor, released today, highlights that New...