Trade, Media and Industry Information Section
Visit Ruapehu welcomes contact from trade and media and can assist faciliating visits to the region. Please contact Mike Smith on email or phone +27 508 8950.
New Zealand Cycle Trail Product Directory
Check our Ruapehu's operators as featured the comprehensive cycleway directory which was completed in May 2012.
|NZCT Product Directory 2012|
Adobe Acrobat Document, 10.7 MB
Agent Distribution Chain
Help unravel the sometimes complex nature of the distribution chain and the role of commissions in business derived from this channel. Check out ITOC's explanation of the distribution chain.
Adobe Acrobat Document, 896 KB
Working with your RTO
Read Robyn Bolton's insightful article about how, as a tourism business, you can make the most out of your RTO. Robyn was General Manager of Destination Northland and is now principal of Activate Tourism Marketing. This article has been reproduced with the permission of Robyn and the publisher of Tourism Business Magazine.
|Getting the best out of your RTO|
Adobe Acrobat Document, 991 KB
Visit Ruapehu A4 Regional Introduction
|Visit Ruapehu Regional Introduction|
Adobe Acrobat Document, 2.55 MB
GNZTR Trade Manual
Visit Ruapehu is part of the GNZTR alliance. Download the 2011-12 edition now.
|GNZTR 2011-12 Product Manual|
Adobe Acrobat Document, 16.2 MB
For online details please click here to visit the GNZTR website.
Te Kahui Tupua Trade Manual
Download your copy of this trade manual, featuring product in the Ruapehu, Wanganui and Rangitiki regions.
|Te Kahui Tupua Trade Manual 2010-11|
Adobe Acrobat Document, 7.90 MB
Visit Ruapehu Trustees
The strategic direction and leadership for Visit Ruapehu is provided by a committed group of Trustees.
The Trustees all provide their time voluntarily to act on your behalf. They are guided by the sole purpose of growing tourism numbers into the Ruapehu region, for the region’s future prosperity and economic growth.
All are highly skilled individuals who bring to the role the benefit of their skills and experience in tourism, business and academic arenas.
Jeanette Richardson ONZM - Trustee
Jeanette is a qualified librarian and her academic background relates to history, education and management studies. She holds a Bachelor’s degree from Auckland University in which she specialised in the history of New Zealand and the Pacific. In 2010 she was a finalist in the ACP Media Woman of the Year Award. In 2013 Jeanette was a semi-finalist in the Kiwibank New Zealander of the Year. She is now Director of the National Army Museum.
Graeme Cosford - RDC Elected Trustee
Graeme is an elected member of the Ruapehu District Council and has supported district marketing from the appointment of the first marketing manager in 1991. He has served as a member of the marketing committee of council for various terms since and was also council appointee to the River Regions Tourism Board RTO set up by Horizons Regional Council. Graeme is a keen tramper and recreational cyclist.