Media Releases

Holiday park sector joins predator free effort
13th April 2017
Holiday Parks New Zealand (HAPNZ) and its 300 member holiday parks are forming a partnership with the Predator Free New Zealand Trust to help rid New Zealand of predators 2050. A predator free New Zealand is an aspirational vision for our country and one that is too important not to get involved with, Holiday Parks Association CEO Fergus Brown says.
Holiday Parks sector worth over $1 billion to NZ economy
12th April 2017
Visitors staying at holiday parks contribute more than $1 billion a year to New Zealand’s economy, new research carried out for Holiday Parks New Zealand (HAPNZ) has found. International visitors shell out $490 million (46%), while New Zealanders spend $578 million (54%). Expenditure by international visitors contributes directly to New Zealand’s export earnings.
Busy winter for holiday parks reflects growth
10th August 2016
Exceptional occupancy results for the first month of winter show that holiday parks are becoming a year-round accommodation option for travellers, their association says. The latest Accommodation Survey, released by Statistics New Zealand today, shows that holiday park guest nights were up 25.7% in June, compared to the same month of 2015. Domestic guest nights in holiday parks were up 32.1% for the month, while international guest nights were up 11.4%.
Busiest-ever season for holiday parks
12th May 2016
As thousands of Kiwi families pack their camping gear in readiness for summer getaways, holiday parks are expecting their busiest-ever season. “There’s never been a better time to explore New Zealan
Holiday Parks Investing Big
12th May 2016
Record demand is boosting confidence across New Zealand holiday parks, with operators investing millions to ensure the growth is sustained.