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News, Updates & Events

Here you'll find regular news, updates, and event information from Tourism Central Otago

Are you in need of tourism and travel sector updates or want to access up to date information that will help support your business?  

Below you’ll find links to online business tools and advisory sites, plus updates on recent activity undertaken by Tourism Central Otago, and upcoming opportunities relevant to tourism in the Central Otago region.

Central Otago is in the Media

In case you missed it, Central Otago cycle trails and other hidden gems have certainly been in the m…

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Climate Change, Tourism & the National Adaption Plan

The draft National Adaptation Plan (NAP) for climate change is out for consultation to 3 June; these…

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Tourism Operator Workshop and Learning Lab

Calling all Tourism Operators to join us for an update on the significant projects that we've been d…

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Fossil fuels and flying

A few years ago, in a discussion with Tourism Industry Aotearoa (TIA), I learned that the two things…

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Does buying an electric vehicle amount to choosing your poison?

As I wrote back in December last year, my first commandment of climate change is ‘Don’t take carbon …

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Funding the Tourism sector to reach net carbon zero

In those wonderful days prior to Covid-19, tourism vied with dairy as New Zealand’s biggest export i…

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Highland's electric experiences

Highlands have two new exciting “electric” experiences to add to their 12 activities onsite for grou…

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Miller's Flat Bakehouse Museum

The Miller's Flat Bakehouse Museum is now baking real bread!

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Central Otago achieves top place

Central Otago has come out on top of the list of 31 regions recording growth in total visitor spend …

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Carrick - Pizza and Wine Trailer

Carrick winery and restaurant have opened a new pizza and wine trailer.

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