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Note from the Chairman

By GRANT LILLY - 28 February 2014
I trust the summer season is going well for all. The numbers and feedback certainly indicate that we are getting good improvements in both volumes and value from international and domestic travellers, and our Industry is performing strongly, so that’s very encouraging.

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  • Road safety campaign targets Chinese tourists - 3 News - 22nd Apr 2014
    A new campaign targeting Chinese visitors driving in New Zealand is set to be launched as part of a larger effort to decrease crashes involving tourists.
  • Push to free up Easter trading - Otago Daily Times - 23rd Apr 2014
    Waitaki MP Jacqui Dean is changing tack in her bid to allow commercial trading at Easter in tourist towns like Wanaka.

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