Eight trampers were rescued from the Southern Alps in the early hours of Saturday morning.
The Christchurch City Council has revealed multiple measures to combat the impact of the upcoming cruise season on Akaroa.
Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern officially opened the new $32m terminal at Nelson Airport on Saturday.
SkyCity Casino workers will picket today’s SkyCity AGM as they fight to ‘bring back the weekend’.
A raft of emerging talent from the tourism industry is competing to take out this year’s YoungTEC Excellence and Go with Tourism rising star awards.
Craig Mackle is the official new mayor of Kaikoura, squeezing out John Diver by 12 votes.
Total passenger volumes at Auckland Airport decreased by -0.1% in August compared to the same time last year, according to its monthly traffic update.
Air NZ will offer long-haul economy passengers extra legroom its wide-body fleet from late 2020, with its new Economy Stretch product.
The Indigenous Freshwater Fish Amendment Bill has been passed in parliament.
Summer accommodation will be made available at the former YHA Opoutere, which has been handed over to the Wharekawa Adventure Education Trust by YHA New Zealand.
The newly completed terminal at Nelson Airport is set to welcome passengers come 22 October.
Passengers entering Queenstown Airport from overseas increased to 39,200 in August, up 7,100 (22%) on the same month last year.
Fullers360 Experience & Cruises has increased its Waiheke Island ferry fares ahead of the start of the summer season.
Nigel Latta, Shamubeel Eaqub, Liam Malone and Tony Gardner are the latest names to be added to the speaker lineup for the2019 CINZ Conference.
Construction of the new $29m Rotokauri Transport Hub in Hamilton will commence before Christmas.
The cruise industry must provide new research to determine any environmental impact caused by cruise ships operating in Akaroa Harbour.
Further details of the upcoming royal visit to New Zealand by the Prince of Wales and Duchess of Cornwall have been revealed.
The Star Field observatory complex and astronomy centre in Martinborough is set to open later this month, with a new dark sky experience at Ruakokoputuna.
Queenstown Lakes District Council is proposing freedom camping be prohibited in new areas across the district in the wake of strong residential growth.
A group of 35 Chinese Winter Olympic Games staff took the slopes of Mt Ruapehu in a bid to hone their rescue knowledge and techniques in time for the World Cup and the Winter Olympic Games in 2022.
Proposals are being sought for the final design of West Coast’s $25.6m Dolomite Point redevelopment near Punakaiki.
Queenstown’s Skipper Road is set for a number of road closures starting next week as Queenstown Lakes District Council commences work to address a heightened rock fall risk near Blue Slip.
Record numbers of New Zealanders are visiting Brisbane, with figures at an all-time high.
New research from Budget NZ has revealed Kiwis are avid road trippers, with 62% doing a roadie within New Zealand in the past year.
The first phase of Auckland’s High Street transformation will kick off next week.
The first stage of Rotorua’s $40m lakefront development will kick off at the end of October.
The top five overseas holiday destinations for Kiwi families have been revealed.
Wings Over Wairarapa took out the Trust House Supreme Award at the Wairarapa Awards.
Auckland Airport has been selected for inclusion in the Dow Jones Sustainability Index Asia Pacific.
Waimangu Volcanic Valley has taken out the Excellence in Tourism Award at the Westpac Rotorua Business Excellence Awards, which took place at the Energy Event Centre last week.
The NZTA has approved $14m in funding for walking and cycling improvements at the Wakatipu Basin.
Three electric vehicle charging stations are coming to Queenstown Lakes, as the council looks to support the growing use of EVs in the area.
Dutch ship Maasdam will dock in Napier and Wellington this week as both destinations gear up for a predicted record-breaking 2019/2020 cruise season.
Auckland Airport last month led a delegation of New Zealand tourism industry experts to India to meet with key industry advocates and stakeholders in Mumbai and Delhi.
Auckland International Airport has returned to the New Zealand wholesale bond market completing the issue of $100m of three-year floating rate notes.
More than 128,500 hut and campsite bed nights have been booked on the country’s 10 Great Walks during the peak season, according to the Department of Conservation.
New Zealand’s cruise season has officially begun, with the first week of October marking the start of what is forecast to be a record-breaking summer.
The inaugural South Island Moon Festival is to be held in Christchurch in the spring shoulder season, with the new event designed to eclipse the city’s February Lantern Festival.
The Transport Agency has started work on the first phase of the new $20m Cambridge to Hamilton Te Awa River Ride shared path, according to transport minister Julie Anne Genter.
Around 30 tourism operators and 24 inbound tour operators attended this year’s Top of the South trade event which was held outside Auckland for the first time.
Winter visitor spending in Hawke’s Bay for the June to August period reached a record $127m, up 7% on the same period last year, according to the latest Monthly Regional Tourism Estimates.
New Zealand has won its bid to host the 10th World Avocado Congress in 2023.
More than 180,000 customer journeys on Air New Zealand were offset this financial year via the airline’s FlyNeutral carbon offsetting programme, up 40% on 2018.
New Zealand is flying blind when it comes to good data and reporting on aviation, according to the New Zealand Airports Association.
Go Orange has been named as one of the country’s fastest growing regional business for the second year in a row as part of Deloitte’s annual Fast 50 awards.
Visitor arrival numbers to New Zealand for the four weeks to September 1 grew by 2% compared to the corresponding period last year, according to provisional travel data from Stats NZ.
Ngāi Tahu Tourism’s Rainbow Springs at Rotorua has opened a new 902 sq m welcome hub containing a café, retail space and ticketing area.
The terms of reference for the Ministry of Transport’s organisational review of the Civil Aviation Authority have been released.
Air New Zealand has signed contracts to buy eight Boeing 787-10 Dreamliner aircraft, worth around US$2.7bn (NZ$4bn) in total.
Air New Zealand chief executive Christoper Luxon has his last day in post today.