Research

Record demand is boosting confidence across New Zealand holiday parks, with operators investing millions to ensure the growth is sustained.

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...

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...

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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...

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...

Holiday parks enjoyed a boomer April, with guest nights up almost 25% on April 2016, but there is still plenty of room for growth, says Fergus Brown, Chief Executive, Holiday Parks New Zealand....

Jasmine Adams of the Rotorua TOP 10 Holiday Park has won the inaugural Holiday Parks’ Emerging Star Award for holiday park professionals under the age of 35. Ms Adams has been recognised for her...

Expectations of a roaring trade during the Lions Tour have contributed to more jobs in holiday parks this winter, Holiday Parks New Zealand (HAPNZ) says. A recent survey of HAPNZ’s 300 members has...

Five holiday parks that go the extra mile to create a special experience for their guests are finalists in the 2017 Spirit of Hospitality Award sponsored by AA Traveller. This award is the sector’...

While staying at Holiday Parks, the contribution of visitors in terms of direct expenditure to New Zealand’s economy may be just over $1 billion annually. Approximately $578 million, or 54% of...

It’s fourth time lucky for Rotorua’s All Seasons Holiday Park which has won the prestigious 2017 Spirit of Hospitality Award sponsored by AA Traveller. This award is the holiday park sector’s...

The HAPNZ Business Confidence Monitor measures members’ current confidence levels. Members are asked to indicate their confidence levels in relation to business ‘right now’ and looking ahead to...

The HAPNZ Business Confidence Monitor measures members’ current confidence levels. Members are asked to indicate their confidence levels in relation to business ‘right now’ and looking ahead to...

Holiday parks are central to driving sustainable regional tourism growth, says Holiday Parks New Zealand, as statistics show holiday parks now host more than 8 million guest nights per year....

Regional Analysis of Holiday Park Guest Nights

New Plymouth holiday park operator wins Emerging Star Award

Peter Crawford of New Plymouth’s Fitzroy Beach Holiday Park has been awarded the 2018 Holiday Parks ePay...

The fantastic guest reviews tell it all for Himatangi Beach Holiday Park, winner of the prestigious 2018 Spirit of Hospitality Award sponsored by AA Traveller.

This award is the holiday...

Government plans to improve the management of free camping are being supported by the holiday park sector which says a national solution is overdue.

“It’s great that Tourism Minister Kelvin...

Key insights into the holiday park sector gathered from available reserach. This provides a regional breakdown of holiday park guest nights.

Holiday parks in New Zealand are putting their money where their mouth is with the installation of 54 electric vehicle chargers in 24 holiday parks around the country, encouraging the use of...

Key Insights into the Holiday Park Sector March 2019

Visitors who stay at New Zealand holiday parks during their travels are spending large across the country, with latest research showing close to $1.2 billion annually can be attributed to domestic...

Visitors who stay at New Zealand holiday parks during their travels are spending large across the country, with latest research showing close to $1.2 billion annually can be attributed to domestic...

The valuable holiday park sector is devastated to be losing one of its most vital official datasets, Holiday Parks New Zealand Chief Executive Fergus Brown says.

Holiday parks account for...

Einnee Facey of the Russell TOP 10 Holiday Park has been awarded the 2019 Holiday Parks Emerging Star Award for holiday park professionals under the age of 35.

Ms Facey has been recognised...

A bed tax on New Zealand’s holiday parks risks incentivising more people to freedom camp, Holiday Parks New Zealand is warning.

 

HPNZ’s 300 member parks oppose the Productivity...

Most hospitable holiday parks win award nomination

Five holiday parks are in the running to be named New Zealand’s most hospitable holiday park.

Holiday Parks New Zealand have...