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For more information on how to adjust your web browser settings for cookies see www.aboutcookies.org.
For a guide to online behavioural advertising and online privacy see www.youronlinechoices.com/uk(opens in new window).
Below are some of the Cookies that we and our partners use on this website. The specific cookies we use change over time and may vary from those described below.
These strictly necessary cookies are used for core functionality and recognise when you are signed in, are necessary for security, and enforce your privacy preferences.
These cookie values help to identify what part of the globe you’re viewing the site from, so we can display the best content for you – such as what language you’d like the site in.
These cookies identify your website session and if you’re logged in or not. When you close your browser your session ends and the cookies are removed.
This is used to identify your current session on the website so that traffic can be spread evenly across our servers.
This cookie stores where in the world you’re accessing the site from, and defaults you to the most appropriate website edition for your country. We store this information for the next time you visit the site.
Keeps track of where you’ve been to around the site, so when you click to go back you’ll be taken to the page you were on before.
If you are logged into our website this cookie will store information such as your email address and how you logged in – either directly into newzealand.com or using Facebook.
This is a secure, encrypted ID of you, the user. It’s stored to share between the suite of Tourism New Zealand web applications including newzealand.com and the Operator Database for business listings. This will never be shared with third parties.
These cookies help us to improve the site by allowing us to understand how the site is used and how it performs. These cookies include analytics and measurement.
Facebook is used to connect to newzealand.com and as such some Facebook-related cookies may be stored, such as ‘Facebook Connect’ for logging in.
This is the anonymised analytics tracking suite used on newzealand.com. The cookies collect information about visits such as traffic, visits, pathing and a number of other metrics. You can opt out of Adobe Analytics cookies here:
Google Analytics Tracking
This is the anonymised Google Analytics cookie that collects information about visitors to the site, traffic, page views and a number of other metrics. To prevent your data from being used by Google Analytics you can install Google’s opt-out browser add on.
Used for page performance tracking so we know how quickly the site is loading.
Flickr is an image gallery site, used on newzealand.com to display photos.
Rackspace is used for digital asset storage, and requires cookies to help keep track of these assets.
Qualtrics is a survey tool and we use anonymous responses to improve the content of the website and make it easier for you to find what you are looking for.
When using third party services from this website, we encourage you to review each such website’s privacy statements and cookie policies to understand how personal information and cookies are used and dealt with by those third parties.
These cookies help us and our partners personalise ads that are shown to you on our behalf across the internet. If enabled, these cookies will allow partners engaged in interest-based advertising on our site to recognise your browser software on other sites too.
You can change your preferences at any time on whether to allow advertising cookies through manage privacy settings in the footer of this page.
Google serves the ads across the internet.
To opt out of receiving interest based ads from Google please use your Google Ads settings .
Facebook delivers the ads across it’s services and network.
To opt out of receiving interest based ads on Facebook please use your Facebook settings.
Sojern Sojern serves the ads across the internet.
To opt out of receiving interest based ads from Sojern please visit the Sojern Advertising preference page (http://preferences-mgr.truste.com/?pid=sojern01&aid=sojern03&type=sojern_product(opens in new window) )
Amazon serves the ads across their services.
To opt out of receiving interest based ads from Amazon please visit the Amazon advertising preferences page (https://www.amazon.co.uk/adprefs )
We work with a number of trusted airline partners. If enabled, these cookies will allow airline partners to recognise your browser software on their sites too and show you relevant content and offers.