New Zealand’s rafting industry is the global leader in standards, says the NZRA.
New South Wales police officer Joshua Paroci has been named as the tourist who died during a rafting trip on Saturday.
Two Queenstown operators have suspended rafting excursions after the death of a tourist at the Shotover River.
Experience Co has downgraded its earnings forecast following a wet start to the year that hampered activity at its NZ and Australian operations.
AJ Hackett Bungy NZ has marked the company’s 30th year with its #LiveMoreFearLess campaign.
Aviation tourism operator INFLITE has entered the New Zealand skydive sector with a multi-million dollar purchase of Skydive Franz Josef Glacier.
Queenstown’s The Helicopter Line should review its safety systems after four “serious landing accidents” in three years, says the Transport Accident Investigation Commission (TAIC).
Booming tourism and the impact of growing poor behaviour are making South Island private landholders reconsider allowing access to track and trail users, according to a new report.
More than 70 family, friends and colleagues of Moana-Roa Keith ‘Chief’ Haare have paid tribute to the popular rafting guide.
A preliminary post-mortem into the death of popular Queenstown Rafting guide Moana-Roa Keith ‘Chief’ Haare suggests he died due to a medical event, say police.
The Christchurch Adventure Park has been recognised as among the most safe and sustainable tourism businesses in the country.
Asian players drove growth at New Zealand’s top golf courses last year as other major markets reported flat results, according to Tourism New Zealand.
A Bay of Islands operator has to pay more than $93,000 in fines following a 2014 accident in which a 60-year old woman suffered a broken back on a boat tour.
The ISPS Handa New Zealand Open provided another valuable opportunity to promote New Zealand as a world class golfing destination.
Tasman’s Great Taste Trail has been granted $2.4m in funding for it to be extended and upgraded to a multi-day ride.
Real Journeys cancelled an 8am sailing of its Doubtful Sound cruise today but further trips are operating normally following a slip that trapped 339 tourists yesterday.
Dunedin’s popular street art trail will gain two new world-class artworks with international artist Bik Ismo and Christchurch’s Jacob Yikes the latest artists to come to the city.
Auckland operators are resigned to losing Waitakere Ranges product after the council voted to close the forested areas of the park.
Despite the recent storm all the businesses associated with Tasman’s Great Taste Trail are open.
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Queenstown jet boat operator KJet is looking to expand in to the wholesale markets with the appointment of a new international sales manager.
After nearly 20 years Agroventures Adventure Park is changing its name to Velocity Valley.
A new ecotourism and soft nature adventure attraction is coming to New Zealand, with the first Fly-Line operation expected to open next summer.
Tourism Holdings could see its net profit jump by up to $3m thanks to incoming tax changes in the United States that will see the company’s tax rate slashed by more than a quarter.
Lake Wanaka Tourism has launched a Wanaka Tracks app in time for the busy summer season ahead.
DOC is urging tourists to take care when driving on New Zealand’s backcountry roads ahead of what is expected to bumper summer season.
Developing an online presence and targeting the growth markets of America’s and Asia’s visitor markets are two crucial factors in unlocking New Zealand’s wine tourism opportunity, according to a new report.
A project to protect native species and enhance the landscape of Cape Foulwind in Buller will be boosted by support from the DOC Community Fund.
Waikato Regional Council staff have collected samples from algae blooms found during an inspection of south-eastern Lake Taupō swimming sites this weekend.
Tourism operators and others involved in providing services to people riding the Mountains to Sea Cycle Trail this summer are being urged to encourage them to complete a short survey on their experience.
The Hurunui District Council has confirmed its support for a new Waiau Toa (Clarence)/Molesworth Great Walk to run through the Hurunui District.
An exciting brand refresh drawing on New Zealand’s most stunning alpine scenery and boundless skies sees Glenorchy-based Skydive Southern Alps ready to make its own mark on the domestic and international visitor market.
Milford Sound Scenic Flights has added a 3rd Cessna Grand Caravan to its already impressive fleet of planes which currently comprises three GA8 Airvans, two Cessna Grand Caravans and three BN Islanders.
Warena Jacobs, from Nelson, has started his marine mechanic career at Shotover Jet in Queenstown.
The Wellington Zipline Adventures (WZA) proposal includes four pairs of ziplines, which would zig-zag down the valley, with wooden take-off and landing decks at each end.
Mt Hutt ski field, The Rees and Eichardt’s hotels in Queenstown, and Wanaka’s Whare Kea Lodge & Chalet have been recognised as New Zealand’s best at the 2017 World Ski Awards.
DOC is advising the alpine section of track will be closed today with 25cm of snow at Routeburn Falls Hut and 40cm in the Harris Basin.
Iconic Central Otago tourism operator AJ Hackett Bungy has teamed up with Highlands motorsport park to launch a new adventure concept which will debut in NZ this weekend.
A flotilla of water crafts on the Avon River have come together to celebrate the launch of Christchurch Sea Kayaking, the new outdoor venture in town.
Air New Zealand is expanding its long-term Department of Conservation partnership to boost conservation and biodiversity efforts on DOC’s new Short Walks and Day Hikes network.
New Zealand’s International Golf Tourism Strategy is driving results with golf visitors to marquee courses up 17% in the year to March 2016.
Queenstown and Glenorchy locals got to experience the world-class Ngāi Tahu Tourism adventures operating in their own backyard over the weekend, with the bonus of helping protect endangered birds.
The first-ever NZ Bike Expo, which was held in Christchurch on 28-29 October exceeded expectations from exhibitors and visitors alike.
Queenstown tourism company Ziptrek Ecotours is celebrating another successful ‘Locals Day’ as over 200 locals ‘took to the trees’ on Sunday to raise money for chosen charity Wakatipu High School Branches Camp.
New Zealand’s new Short Walks and Day Hikes network has been officially launched by the Department of Conservation.
Key Rotorua tourism operators have come together to create a first of its kind training and networking event for Rotorua accommodation partners.
New Zealand has made it into Lonely Planet’s list of top 10 countries to visit in 2018.
Taumarunui will continue to benefit from New Zealanders and international visitors walking the 3,000km Te Araroa trail following agreement of a revised route.
Queenstown-based hiking specialists, Ultimate Hikes is kicking off the hiking season on a high, after being awarded Qualmark Gold for its guided walk operations.
A leading Australian adventure travel specialist has acquired iconic central Otago Rail Trail cycling tour operator, Trail Journeys.
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