Rotorua Agrodome has added a popular film and TV star to its attraction, who goes by Shaun the sheep.
Wētā Workshop’s modelling talents have been put to use as part of efforts to protect kauri from pests and diseases such as dieback.
Hamilton Zoo is closing for three days next week while roadworks are completed outside the entrance.
ZipTrek Ecotours’ Locals Day annual fundraiser has raised $7,225 for Sustainable Queenstown.
Pūkaha National Wildlife Centre is releasing six young yellow-crowned kākāriki back into the wild today.
The chief executive of one of Rotorua’s most popular attractions discusses staff retention and attraction in the current challenging environment.
A Department of Conservation fund partly used to protect at-risk cultural heritage sites and maintain visitor infrastructure is now open for applications.
SkyCity Entertainment Group Limited has entered into an agreement with two of its existing United States private placement holders to secure additional financing.
Tourism Holdings Limited expects its New Zealand tourism division to return positive earnings this fiscal year after two years of losses.
Operators say good weather and the return of cruise contribute to the best customer numbers since Covid began.
Spider monkeys have returned to Orana Wildlife Park at Christchurch in a newly-renovated habitat.
Kiwi Water Park on Lake Dunstan has the go-ahead to operate over summer, following approval from Land Information New Zealand.
A new memorial honouring the outstanding courage of Police and members of the public has opened at the Royal New Zealand Police College’s lower grounds near Porirua.
A good first winter helps Ōpuke Thermal Pools & Spa – partially owned by NZSki – put the pandemic behind it.
Historic battle site Te Pakanga o Ōhaeawai near Kaikohe in Northland has opened to the public after a $1.79m restoration project.
Tansy Tompkins has been appointed chief executive at Wellington Cable Car.
Māori cultural performances are back at Auckland War Memorial Museum after being suspended due to Covid.
The increased funding will support critical programmes as the popular attraction gears up for recovery.
Land Information New Zealand says it is doing its best to provide an answer to Kiwi Water Park over road safety responsibilities and requirements.
Rotorua’s newly named Te Pā Tū is putting on two new seasonal kai and Māori culture experiences for visitors.
Kiwi Water Park served 30,000 customers last summer but may not be able to return.
More than 450 guests from around the world gathered at Hobbiton Movie Set Tours near Matamata last week to celebrate International Hobbit Day.
Auckland Zoo has welcomed two freshwater crocodiles to its family ahead of the new South East Asia Jungle Track’s Indonesian swamp forest habitat, expected to open on Labour Weekend.
Te Kōngahu Museum of Waitangi is opening its upstairs exhibitions gallery for a look inside the history of building and maintenance works at the Waitangi Treaty Grounds since 1934.
Experiences must be great for visitors and the environment but also create rewarding connections for Kiwis too, says Stephen England-Hall.
Former All Blacks captain Richie McCaw will join the Pūkaha Wildlife Sanctuary’s first community open day in three years on Sunday 25 September.
The eco-sanctuary’s commitment to to conservation can only be achieved with the help of visitors, says CEO Danielle Shanahan.
Kiwis do not want to pay for Māori tourism experiences – they believe they should get them for free, says Te Puia’s Tim Cossar.
The calf was born to resident giraffes Kiraka and Billy and is estimated to reach almost two metres tall.
A plan to transform a Tauranga reserve into a cultural and historic centre would provide a visitor experience around Māori life, including the 1864 battle of Gate Pā Pukehinahina.
While outdoor attractions outside of ski saw demand impacted, indoor activity iFLY Queenstown saw its busiest month on record.
Visitors to Pūkaha National Wildlife Centre will be able to see giant moa bones on display and learn about the natural history of the species.
The government needs to fix immigration delays or risk losing skilled workers with longserving staff giving up on the wait, says a tourism operator.
Mangatutu Hot Springs in Hawke’s Bay could be closed if anti-social behaviour continues at the popular thermal pools and campsite.
A “smuggled” tapestry exhibition attracted around 21,800 visitors to New Plymouth, with 16,000 people coming from outside the region.
New Plymouth’s Brooklands Zoo has received accreditation from the Zoo Aquarium Association for its excellence and commitment to positive animal welfare.
Polynesian Spa and Rainbow’s End owner Rangatira Investments says it will report net profit after tax of $9.1m for the year to March 2022, down 8% from the previous year.
Magic Memories has secured a content partnership with the world’s only Game of Thrones Studio Tour in Northern Ireland.
The Duke of Edinburgh Memorial Grove at the Christchurch Gondola will officially open to the public on 10 June with a karakia and plantings at the site.
Skyline Rotorua has opened three new luge tracks, increasing its total number of courses on offer to five.
The National Library’s He Tohu exhibition has hosted almost 100,000 people over the last five years.
Magic Memories has partnered with US-based Zoo Atlanta to add interactive digital content experiences that engage visitors with the zoo’s wildlife and core mission messages.
David Kennedy has been appointed chief executive of RealNZ’s International Antarctic Centre.
SkyCity’s Sky Tower will glow purple this evening for today’s International Women’s Day in support of diversity and inclusion in New Zealand.
Highlands Motorsport Park will fund a range of mental health initiatives for local Cromwell school students.
The All Blacks Experience has been named the winner in the Digital – Interactives and Exhibition section of the Best Design Awards.
The Royal Albatross Centre on the Otago Penisnsula today is celebrating 50 years since opening with a 50% discount on their tour.
The $33.2m Hundertwasser Art Centre and Wairau Māori Art Gallery opened doors in Whangarei on Sunday.
New Zealand’s longest operating provincial movie theatre until its closure in 2012 is getting a chance at resurrection.
The new Northland attraction will still open this weekend despite the Omicron wave.