Tourism Stakeholder Support
Hurunui Tourism is a district tourism organisation (DTO) that is tasked by Hurunui District Council to market the Hurunui district.
- To feature Hanmer Springs as a key product of the region
- To feature Waipara Valley as a key product of the region
- To continue to support and enhance tourism in the entire Hurunui district by working alongside operators and identifying opportunities.
Introducing the Hurunui Tourism Board
Chair: Janice Fredric
Members: Mayor Winton Dalley, Cr Jason Fletcher, Cr Marie Black, Cr Dick Davison, Geoff Shier (representative Waipara Valley North Canterbury Winegrowers Inc), Christian Chester (representative Hanmer Springs Business Association) and Grant Lilly (Hanmer Springs Thermal Pools & Spa Management Committee).
Secretary: Maree Hare
The Hurunui Tourism Board is a committee of the Hurunui District Council and you will find our meeting agendas and minutes on the council website.
2017 Meeting Dates
- 20 February - Cheviot
- 1 May - Mt Lyford
- 19 June - Amberley
- 21 August - Amberley
- 16 October - Waipara
- 18 December - Hanmer Springs
What's all the fuss about with famils?
Famils are an essential part of the work that Hurunui Tourism, Tourism New Zealand and Christchurch & Canterbury Tourism (CCT) does. CCT have written two handy guides to understanding the famils or 'familiarisation tours'.
Interesting News Articles or Media Releases
The Ministry of Business, Innovation & Employment (MBIE) - Key Tourism Statistics
Written by the Tourism Industry Association (TIA), Tourism 2025 is a framework to unite New Zealand's large and diverse tourism industry and ignite strong, aspirational economic growth. Check out the summary document.
Check out: Hurunui Tourism Marketing Opportunities
Check out: Hurunui Tourism Plans and Strategies