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Porirua District Council has declined a request to invest $1.9m in an adventure park project, citing the project’s high risk and lack of affordability for ratepayers.
Better risk communication, improved hazard monitoring, and more powers for WorkSafe are among the changes.
The Titan submersible disaster demonstrates the unpredictability of frontier tourism and its unintended consequences, as well as what could happen if industry does not respond in the right way.
Today is the final day for submissions on the Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment’s draft amendments to the Health and Safety at Work (Adventure Activities) regulations.
Six operators have been recognised in National Geographic Traveller’s six best adventures in New Zealand.
The new operator requirements form part of the govt’s response to the Whakaari/White Island tragedy.
Adventure South has launched new products aimed at encouraging travellers to take part in challenging, multi-activity adventures across the breadth of the South Island.
Mountain bikers could be generating more than $200m in annual visitor spend in the region in four years.
Fiordland will host the 11th chapter of the GODZone adventure race from 24 February-4 March 2023.
MBIE is oversimplifying the risks around adventure tourism in its proposed changes to adventure regulations, says TIA.
Moves to bring in tougher safety standards and higher costs are forcing operators to consider their viability.
Campaign targets Kiwi families to plug gap left by internationals.
The possibility of profit beckons after a long drought and tough restructuring for Queenstown operator.
Options included for sustainable accommodation, activities and discount codes for electric vehicle rentals.
The funding consists of a $5m grant in the first year followed by a $5m loan, if required.
The owner of the Mokai Gravity Canyon has placed the company in liquidation but remains hopeful that it will eventually attract a buyer.
Mayor Boult takes a dawn leap off Kawarau Bridge to mark NZ’s move to alert level 2.
Recreation Aotearoa and the New Zealand Alpine Club are supporting calls from the tourism sector to reduce restrictions around non-essential domestic travel during alert level 2.
The visiting founder of one of the world’s largest adventure tour operators says “hype and panic” are hurting the industry.
Co-founder Gavin Oliver says the new venture plans to open in October 2020, creating up to 30 new jobs.
One of Australasia’s most acquisitive operators in recent years has put that strategy in reverse with the announcement that it is now selling businesses, most of which were bought in the past three years.
Stray New Zealand, Haka Tours and Go Orange were amongst the winners at the 2019 Adventure Tourism Awards that took place 14 November on the Gold Coast.
The former Tourism Australia boss and Experience Co’s new CEO on further NZ expansion.
One of Australasia’s most acquisitive operators has warned of a decline in earnings for FY20 and has launched a strategic review to help turn around its performance.
AJ Hackett Bungy New Zealand has acquired Taupo Bungy, and will take over the site this November.
A canyoner was airlifted to safety on Sunday by Maritime NZ’s Rescue Coordination Centre NZ in the Coromandel Forest Park.
ComCom approves the deal stating the Taupo business is not a close competitor to Bungy NZ’s operations.
Rafting NZ will use the money to train up to 20 new river guides for its Tongariro River business.
Operators seek legal advice after INFLITE is forced to delay NZ’s newest skydive venture.
The acquisitive operator has launched a review of all its businesses following a A$62.2m write down.
Chris Jolly Outdoors is expanding its portfolio of products after recruiting a new operations manager and drawing on his diverse background that spans tourism, rock and roll touring and survivalism.
The All Black’s new luxury adventure tour company has partnered with premium lodges, guides and operators.
Well-known Queenstown tourism industry talent, Stu Cordelle, has taken the helm of Shotover Canyon Swing and Canyon Fox as general manager.
DQ chair and general manager of Shotover Canyon Swing and Canyon Fox, Matt Hollyer, is leaving both roles.
Adventure activity group Go Orange is continuing on the expansion trail appointing a new head of sales and creating a new senior business development role as it eyes the lucrative US market.
Queenstown has won a bid to host the 9th annual International Adventure Conference in a move which will see the event come to the Southern Hemisphere for the first time.
Nelson Police have hosted New Zealand’s first scenario-based canyon Search and Rescue as the popularity of the sport grows with both locals and visitors.
Canterbury has made National Geographic Travel’s Best Trips list being selected as one of the world’s best destinations to explore in 2019.