Other research and reports
Access a range of tourism research and reports commissioned or undertaken by the Ministry of Economic Development in recent years.
The Tourism Report, published on the Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment (MBIE) website as part of a series of sector reports, takes an in-depth look into New Zealand’s tourism sector. It covers the contribution of tourism to the economy plus a wide range of topics such as employment and wages, changes to our markets, barriers to growth and innovation and technological change.
Commissioned by the Ministry of Business, Innovation & Employment in late 2012, the current project involved in‐depth case studies focussing on four of the cycle trails - Hauraki Rail Trail, Mountains to Sea Trail, Motu Trail and Queenstown Trails.
This evaluation provides an assessment of the performance of Nga Haerenga - the New Zealand Cycle Trail (NZCT) project and makes recommendations for future evaluation and monitoring.
Access information and reports on domestic and international visitor movements produced by the Tourism Flows Model.
Access information about convention and convention delegate activity and expenditure.
This report is a feasibility study prepared for the Auckland City Council by Horwath HTL in July 2009.
In 2008/9 a study was undertaken to provide in-depth information on how to better market to domestic tourists, using a market segmentation-based approach.
This report summarises a feasibility study prepared for the Auckland City Council by Horwath HTL in June 2009 and incorporates supplementary research undertaken by the former Ministry of Economic Development.
The International Trip Characteristic Model is a downloadable Excel pivot table. It allows the user to easily compare a number of variables drawn from the International Visitor Survey (IVS) and International Visitor Arrivals (IVA) survey.
This study, supported by the former Ministry of Economic Development, builds on previous research to establish the economic role of the industry for 2009/10 season and forecasts for the 2010/11 and 2011/12 seasons.
Regional level data is available in a number of ways through the Core Tourism Data. The surveys listed below tells how this data can be accessed.
The Regional Visitor Monitor (RVM) collects information on international and domestic visitors to New Zealand's main tourist destinations - Auckland, Rotorua, Wellington, Christchurch, Queenstown and Dunedin.
Current tourism research programmes financed by New Zealand Government Science and Innovation funding include projects exploring future scenarios for tourism; issues related to tourism and climate change; the important linkages between tourism and aviation; and the economic value of tourism.
View the three reports: New Zealand’s Host Nation Report, Preliminary Forecasts and A Tourism Perspective.
View the research outputs of Tourism Research Scholarship recipients.
Tourism sector profiles give an informative overview on their topic areas.
The purpose of the TIM is to provide individual tourism businesses with regular, up-to-date information on the performance of the tourism sector, including the outlook for the next three months