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Glacier Country Welcomes Spanish Ambassadors for the Rugby Cup 2011

Feeling left out of the Rugby World Cup 2011, the Glacier Country Tourism Group devised their own competition and social media marketing strategy to direct the eye of the world onto the West Coast of the South Island. Being viewed worldwide by tens of thousands of people, and receiving a large number of video entries. the Spanish womans rugby team has been announced as the winners.

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August 24th, 2011 at 5:15 pm

Regions & Categories: New Zealand,Tourism,West Coast


Last 2 Campervans Available For Rugby World Cup 2011

Esprit NZ Motor Homes Ltd has just two campervans left for hire for the Rugby World Cup in New Zealand in Sept – Oct 2011, announces Esprit owner Matt Danvers.

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May 10th, 2011 at 5:09 pm

Regions & Categories: New Zealand,Travel


Queens Wharf Development Progress for Rugby World Cup 2011

Rugby World Cup Minister, Murray McCully, has welcomed progress on the development of Queens Wharf for the Rugby World Cup 2011, and confirmed the range of activities that will take place on the wharf during the tournament.

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April 16th, 2011 at 12:40 pm

Rugby World Cup in 3D

Rugby World Cup will be broadcast in 3D technology for the first time after Rugby World Cup Limited (RWCL) appointed 3DLive as Official 3D Broadcaster of RWC 2011 in New Zealand.

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April 15th, 2011 at 11:27 am

Regions & Categories: New Zealand,Sport


Otago Stadium Venue for Dunedins Rugby World Cup 2011 Games

Confirmation that the Otago Stadium will be the venue for Dunedin’s Rugby World Cup 2011 games means planning for the Tournament can now be finalised by the Dunedin City Council and all other agencies and stakeholders involved in the event.

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April 6th, 2011 at 3:30 pm

Regions & Categories: Dunedin,Government,New Zealand,Sport


Christchurch Rugby World Cup Package

Rugby World Cup Minister, Murray McCully, has announced a package of initiatives in response to Rugby World Cup matches being allocated away from Christchurch.

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March 17th, 2011 at 9:13 am

Rugby World Cup Moved from Christchurch Following Earthquake

Rugby World Cup Minister, Murray McCully, says the government and other stakeholders have agreed the Christchurch Rugby World Cup matches will be moved out of the city due to unacceptable risks associated with maintaining the current programme.

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March 17th, 2011 at 7:09 am

Christchurch Rugby World Cup Matches Moved

Murray McCully confirms that the Rugby World Cup games due to be held in Christchurch later in 2011 will be moved to other locations.

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March 16th, 2011 at 4:22 pm

Win the New Zealand Adventure Experience of a Lifetime during the World Cup 2011

Rugby fans, students, avid travellers and adventure activity junkies throughout the world are gritting their teeth with excitement with the release of the Haka for Haka Tours Competition, with a prize pack worth up to $20,000. Offering the chance to win one of two 24 day adventure tours of New Zealand, including international flights, accommodation, transport and all the adventure activities you could wish for, people are lining up in their droves to enter.

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March 14th, 2011 at 5:51 pm

Regions & Categories: New Zealand,Sport,Tourism


Taupō Converts for Maximum Points at RBS Six Nations Kick-Off

An invitation by Welsh Rugby Manager Alan Phillips will see Taupō promoted at the first of the RBS Six Nations match at the Millennium Stadium in February.

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January 30th, 2011 at 4:08 pm

Regions & Categories: New Zealand,Sport,Taupo


Land Rover Sponsor of Rugby World Cup 2011

Rugby World Cup Limited has announced the appointment of Land Rover as an Official Sponsor of Rugby World Cup 2011 in New Zealand and a top-level Worldwide Partner of Rugby World Cup 2015 in England. As part of the deal for RWC 2011 and RWC 2015, Land Rover will supply vehicles to support the organisers, teams and officials. It is the first time that the leading car manufacturer has been involved with Rugby’s showcase tournament.

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November 26th, 2010 at 6:33 pm

Regions & Categories: Business,New Zealand,Sport

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Queens Wharf Plans Unveiled for Rugby World Cup Celebrations

Prime Minister and Minister of Tourism, John Key, has unveiled the plans for Queens Wharf for next year’s Rugby World Cup celebrations.

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October 26th, 2010 at 7:08 am

Rugby World Cup 2011 Volunteers Wanted

Volunteers are wanted to host thousands of international and local visitors for the Rugby World Cup 2011.

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June 10th, 2010 at 7:24 pm

500 Days to Rugby World Cup 2011

With only 500 days until the beginning of Rugby World Cup 2011, Dunedin City Council’s planning is well underway.

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April 28th, 2010 at 9:34 am

Rugby World Cup 2011 Attracts Cruise Passengers

5500 cruise passengers will sail into Auckland on 3 official Rugby World Cup 2011 cruise ships.

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April 24th, 2010 at 8:55 am

Queens Wharf Entertainment and Cruise Ship Terminal

The Government is supporting a temporary entertainment facility and cruise ship terminal at Queens Wharf for the Rugby World Cup celebrations.

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April 20th, 2010 at 2:02 pm