Waipoua Forest with 'Footprints' Maori guide
Tourism statistics including the Commercial Accommodation Monitor (CAM) and Monthly Regional Tourism Estimates (spend data).
December was a mixed month for Northland with international nights dropping 1.4% compared to 2015, while domestic nights grew 7.2%, combined growth of 4.2% for the month. The national growth rate was 3.4%. Whangarei nights grew strongly, Far North modestly and Kaipara declined.
The YE growth rate for the 12 months to December 2016 is now at 6.6%, ahead of the national average of 6.2%.
The latest spend data as at 31 January 2017 from MBIE shows that Northland tourism spend grew 14% in January 2017 totalling $152m for the month. The national average growth rate was 6%.
For YE January 2017, Northland spend grew 10% to total $1.056b, and has now surpassed the national annual growth rate of 7%.
The interactive graphics in the MRTE pages allow users to dynamically filter the data based on region, Regional Tourism Organisation (RTO), country of origin, product grouping, and year of data depending on what page is used. Please phone Paul Davis (09 438 3651) if you need any help with interpretation.