Loren Heaphy to promote Christchurch as ChristchurchNZ bolsters team
Currently the special projects event development manager for Auckland Tourism, Events and Economic Development, Loren Heaphy will start the role in June.
She has held previous roles as general manager tourism and events with Ngati Whatua Orakei, international marketing and recruitment manager for Nelson Marlborough Institute of Technology and international marketing manager for Nelson Tasman Tourism.
“Loren has a proven track record at managing destination outcomes and is keen to bring this knowledge and experience to Christchurch,” said ChristchurchNZ chief executive Joanna Norris.
Other appointments to ChristchurchNZ’s new leadership team include Boyd Warren, as revenue and commercial partnerships manager; Loren Heaphy as general manager of destination and attraction; Robyn Andrews, as general manager of corporate services; Richard Sandford as general manager of innovation and business growth; and Anna Elphick, as general manager of strategy, policy and insights.