Air New Zealand has announced 300,000 domestic fares for under $100 on flights departing in September to November.
The New Zealand Winter Games has green-lighted a smaller scale event for 2021 amidst continuing border closures.
Northland and Christchurch have been named in TIME’s third annual list of the World’s Greatest Places.
DOC says repair work underway but no estimate available for when the iconic track might be re-opened.
Second phase to promote accommodation, food activities and local attractions using photos.
The first tour would hit the tracks in March 2022.
Historic steam train can now operate commercially on the 14km Kingston to Fairlight railway.
New rules aim to restrict number of nights, number of vehicles, and allow only self-contained vehicles.
Line-up of country stars as well as country-themed dance and activities on offer for three day cruise.
The firm has now closed for winter, but has strong bookings for September re-opening.
The Milford Opportunities masterplan project is set to be launched publicly at the Te Anau Club on Wednesday 28 July at 11am.
Event featuring art exhibitions, food festivals, stage productions, talks and live concerts slated to run until 1 August.
Project received some funding from Tourism Infrastructure Fund.
The Covid disrupted Australian school holidays provided little boost, say southern operators.
A hot air balloon carrying 11 people has crashed near Arrowtown, leaving two people seriously injured.
New pass for campers rather than hut users, with aim to boost use off-peak.
Campaign targets Kiwi families to plug gap left by internationals.
Habitat to be hot, steamy 28-degrees Celsius all year round.
Kiwi tourism operators have been highlighted in TripAdvisor’s Traveller’s Choice 2021 selections with Rotorua Canopy Tours and Heli Hike Fox Glacier topping their categories.
Around 10,000 more people used free campsites at four locations.
Hundreds of working holiday makers are heading to NZ from Aus but it won’t fill shortages, says BYATA’s chair.
Lime leaves after weighing up factors following new bylaw.
Signage and marketing materials to be updated with new grades.
Coronet Peak hopes to open on Sunday 20 June and Cardona is aiming for 21 June.
Waimārama Road off-road cycle trail jointly funded by MBIE, district councils and community trust.
International passengers were up 114% to 66,229 as Aussie bubble opened during month.
Guided walking tours would start on 1 December and run through to 3 April 2022.
Activities range from kite flying to weaving.
Titles for first”superlots” in Te Awa Lakes project likely available mid-2022.
The tourism business is the latest to come to market as longtime owners seek to exit.
Milford, Heaphy and Rakuira tracks open first.
Staff see more first time campers than in many years.
Wider ExploreCHC campaign developed in partnership between Mackenzie, Mid Canterbury, Selwyn, Hurunui, Kaikōura and West Coast RTOs and Christchurch International Airport.
Gardens proving popular in summer as borders remain closed.
Coronet Peak will open on 19 June and The Remarkables and Treble Cone on 26 June.
Skippers Canyon Jet has been fined $50,000 and ordered to pay $260,000 in reparations by Queenstown District Court for a jet boat crash that injured 10 people.
Cyclorama e-bike festival set to go ahead on 13-14 November 2021.
Those accommodation providers that have sustainability practices fail to communicate them well.
Aucklanders could scan QR codes on moving planes on digital advertisements at Newmarket Station to be in with the chance to win flight vouchers.
A year away from Matariki being recognised as a public holiday, a Bookabach survey has recorded a 57% uptick in bookings to celebrate the occasion.
MoaTrek managing director Miles Clark writes even a global pandemic hasn’t slowed down the business, which celebrates its 50th birthday this year.
Kiwis currently have Cook Islands all to themselves.
‘Recharge in Kapiti’ campaign with prizes valued at $2000, with entries closing 20 June.
A world-class adventure attraction is set to be developed in Rotorua, bringing a unique offering that will complement the region’s existing tourism landscape.
Owner David Gatward-Ferguson says he is open to bringing in new investment partners to drive expansion.
Waikato Culture Park is seeking $500,000 crowdfunding platform Pledge Me to raise funds for its proposed development.
Three significant regional tourism businesses are up for sale.
The ‘Hike 5 for Hillary’ next weekend will raise funds for The Himalayan Trust.
Area includes the Grampians and Godley Peaks.
Happy Valley to open 5 June, while Whakapapa and Turoa will open 3 July.