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2016 Cathay Pacific Travel Media Awards dinner
 
2016 Cathay Pacific Travel Media Awards pre dinner drinks 20
Virginia Larson, editor of North & South magazine, Pauline Ray, Dock Street Group and Michelle Burgess of Cathay Pacific at pre-dinner drinks
 
2016 Cathay Pacific Travel Media Awards pre dinner drinks 22
Marilynn McLachlan and Shayne Currie
2016 Cathay Pacific Travel Media Awards pre dinner drinks 21
Jude Watson, Ami Cusack, Bianca Ranson

 

 2016 Cathay Pacific Travel Media Awards pre dinner drinks 19
 

 Venetia Sherson, Simon Wilson, editor-at-Large Metro Magazine, John Sherson, Cheree Morrison NZ Life & Leisure magazine

 

2016 Cathay Pacific Travel Media Awards pre dinner drinks 18

Jane Jeffries, Claire Glenister and Jude Watson

 

2016 Cathay Pacific Travel Media Awards pre dinner drinks 16

Miriam Chapple, Geoff Chapple, Brittany Jordt, Mark Barratt Boyes

 

2016 Cathay Pacific Travel Media Awards pre dinner drinks 15

Michelle Burgess, Cathay Pacific, Gary Dickson, Let's Travel Magazine, Jonas George, Air Vanuatu

2016 Cathay Pacific Travel Media Awards pre dinner drinks 14Cameron Leggett, Mary Galway, Tourism Ireland, Barry Clarke, Starmedia

 

2016 Cathay Pacific Travel Media Awards pre dinner drinks 13

Brenda Ward, editor of JUNO magazine and Jo Wane of North & South magazine

2016 Cathay Pacific Travel Media Awards pre dinner drinks 12

Dan Walker, Deputy Chair New Zealand Maori Tourism and Michelle Walker

 

2016 Cathay Pacific Travel Media Awards pre dinner drinks 11

Simon McManus, Travcom Vice President and Social Media Whizz taking a shot for Facebook (or is it a selfie?)

2016 Cathay Pacific Travel Media Awards pre dinner drinks 10

Michael Hooper, Michelle Burgess and Jonathan Killick

2016 Cathay Pacific Travel Media Awards pre dinner drinks 9

Ewan McDonald, Travcom President

 

2016 Cathay Pacific Travel Media Awards pre dinner drinks 8

Chris Tyerman, Nigel Kerr of Ngai Tahu Tourism and Justine Tyerman

2016 Cathay Pacific Travel Media Awards pre dinner drinks 6

Admiring the photography display, all entrants work is on show, and voting for the Viewer's Choice Award

 

2016 Cathay Pacific Travel Media Awards pre dinner drinks 2

Darragh Walshe of Tourism Ireland and Tony Dominey of Tabs on Travel

 

2016 Cathay Pacific Travel Media Awards pre dinner drinks 1

Te Radar with Wendy Dunlop

 

2016 Cathay Pacific Travel Media Awards pre dinner drinks

Sofia Hansson of Tourism Ireland, Gordon Gillan of The Travel Corporation and Anna Gillan

 

2016 Cathay Pacific Travel Media Awards menu

Delicious menu in the Grand Tearoom of the Heritage Hotel

2016 Cathay Pacific Travel Media Awards MC Te Radar

Our hilarious MC Te Radar, award-winning satirist, documentary maker, writer, stage and screen director, failed gardener, television presenter, amateur historian and new father.

 

 2016 Cathay Pacific Travel Media Awards presentation of awards 3

Alice Galletly picking up her prize for the Spark Digital Best Travel Story under 1000 words (click here to read the winning stories)

 

2016 Cathay Pacific Travel Media Awards presentation of awards 2

Paul Rush accepting his award for the British High Commission and Tourism Ireland award for the Best Travel Story about Britain and/or Ireland.   (click here to read the winning stories)

 

2016 Cathay Pacific Travel Media Awards presentation of awards 1

Yvonne van Dongen accepting her award for the Interislander Best Travel Story about a Journey,  (click here to read the winning stories)

 

2016 Cathay Pacific Travel Media Awards presentation of awards 4

Julie Orr-Wilson accepting her award for the Ngai Tahu Best Travel Story over 1000 words, and the Cathay Pacific Travel Writer of the Year Award.  (click here to read the winning stories)

 

 

2016 Cathay Pacific Travel Media Awards Presentation

Daniel Mackisack of the British High Commission 

2016 Cathay Pacific Travel Media Awards presentation of awards 5

Vanessa Traille, Sales & Marketing Manager for Cathay Pacific

 

2016 Cathay Pacific Travel Media Awards presentation of awards 6

Kathryn Webster, editor of AA Directions magazine

 

2016 Cathay Pacific Travel Media Awards presentation of awards

Rob Lile, photography judge and Winston Aldworth, Travel Editor for the NZ Herald

 

2016 Cathay Pacific Travel Media Awards presentation of awards 7

Ilan Wittenberg, winner of the Cathay Pacific Travel Photographer of the Year award and the AA Directions Best Travel Image with People award.  Click here to see the winning photography.

 

2016 Cathay Pacific Travel Media Awards Winners 1

Rob Lile, Photography Judge, Ilan Wittenberg, winner of the Cathay Pacific Travel Photographer of the Year and Vanessa Traille, Cathay Pacific

 

2016 Cathay Pacific Travel Media Awards Winners 2

Lynn Clayton and Ilan Wittenberg

 

2016 Cathay Pacific Travel Media Awards Winners 3

Ahleen Rayner, Marketing Manager for Kiwirail and Interislander with winner Yvonne van Dongen

 

2016 Cathay Pacific Travel Media Awards Winners 4

Justine Tyerman, winner of the NZ Maori Tourism Award for the Best Travel STory about a Maori experience with Dan Walker, Deputy Chair of NZ Maori Tourism

 

2016 Cathay Pacific Travel Media Awards Winners 5

Nigel Kerr of Ngai Tahu Tourism with Julie Orr-Wilson

 

2016 Cathay Pacific Travel Media Awards Winners 6

Vanessa Traille, Julie Orr-Wilson and international writing judge Alastair Carthew

 

2016 Cathay Pacific Travel Media Awards Winners 7

Susan Gibson, Communications Manager of the Heritage Hotel with Geoff Chapple, winner of the Heritage Hotels Best Travel Story about New Zealand award.

 

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Scott Callaway, Christchurch Airport presenting the Christchurch Airport Best Travel Blog of the Year award

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