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Tour bus company involved in crash goes into liquidation
9 Sep 2020   /

Tour bus company involved in crash goes into liquidation

The coach tour company involved in a crash that saw 20 Chinese visitors injured, two of them severely, has gone into liquidation.


Blaze hits Tourism Holdings site, motorhomes damaged
3 Sep 2020   /

Blaze hits Tourism Holdings site, motorhomes damaged

About 70 firefighters and 20 fire trucks were at the scene of a fire at a Tourism Holdings campervan worskhop in south Auckland this morning.


Mackenzie blaze: Visitor evacuations at Aoraki/Mt Cook
31 Aug 2020  

Mackenzie blaze: Visitor evacuations at Aoraki/Mt Cook

Visitors to the area have been escorted away as a large blaze continues to burn.


Person missing in incident near Hamilton Gardens
24 Aug 2020  

Person missing in incident near Hamilton Gardens

One person is missing following a water incident on the Waikato River near the Hamilton Gardens on Sunday night.


Fire contained at 105-year-old Dunedin icon
11 Aug 2020   /

Fire contained at 105-year-old Dunedin icon

A roof fire in the Anglican St Paul’s Cathedral in Dunedin has been contained and early reports suggest little damage from smoke and water.


Fulllers skipper on cellphone when buoy struck
10 Aug 2020   /

Fulllers skipper on cellphone when buoy struck

The skipper of Auckland-based Fullers Group ferry, Torea, has been fined $2500 for colliding with a lit navigation buoy in the Waitematā Harbour.


Ports of Auckland fined $424k over death of swimmer
27 Jul 2020   /

Ports of Auckland fined $424k over death of swimmer

Ports of Auckland has been sentenced to pay $424,000 after one of its pilot boat fatally collided with swimmer Leslie Gelberger on Auckland’s North Shore in 2017.


Child dies after kayak capsizes in Firth of Thames
20 Jul 2020  

Child dies after kayak capsizes in Firth of Thames

One person has died after a kayak capsized off the Waikato coast near Miranda.


One dead, three hurt in campervan, car crash
13 Jul 2020  

One dead, three hurt in campervan, car crash

The person who died had been travelling in the car at the time of the collision, Police said.


JUCY heist: 90 vehicles recovered, 32 people charged
10 Jun 2020   /

JUCY heist: 90 vehicles recovered, 32 people charged

Police have recovered 90 of the 98 Jucy rental vehicles that were stolen from a car yard in April.


Raetihi grandmother volunteered at information centre
10 Jun 2020  

Raetihi grandmother volunteered at information centre

Hiscox volunteered at the Raetihi Information Centre and assisted people who had come to visit the small town.


Body of missing tramper recovered
3 Jun 2020  

Body of missing tramper recovered

Police have confirmed that the body of a tramper who got into trouble crossing the Makaroro River in the Ruahine Forest Park has been recovered.


Police urge low risk activities after helicopter rescues
4 May 2020   /

Police urge low risk activities after helicopter rescues

The call came after two separate incidents over the weekend where people fishing required rescue by helicopter.


Police continue to seek sightings of missing tourist
15 Apr 2020  

Police continue to seek sightings of missing tourist

Police are appealing to the public for any sightings of 77-year-old Japanese tourist Tokuichi Sato.


Missing Stewart Island hunter found
27 Mar 2020   /

Missing Stewart Island hunter found

The man reported missing on Stewart Island this week has been located.


Search for Stewart Island hunter
26 Mar 2020  

Search for Stewart Island hunter

The search for a hunter missing on Stewart Island in continuing.


Police looking for Japanese tourist
25 Mar 2020  

Police looking for Japanese tourist

Police are appealing to the public for any sightings of Japanese tourist Tokuichi Sato.


Kayaking fatality named
18 Mar 2020  

Kayaking fatality named

Police have named the man who died in a kayaking incident in Tasman Bay on March 12.


Go Orange resumes jet boat operations following accident
28 Jan 2020  

Go Orange resumes jet boat operations following accident

Queenstown-based Go Orange has today resumed jet boat operations having temporarily closed after five customers were injured on the Kawarau River on Monday (26 January).


Go Orange suspends jet boat operations after five injured
27 Jan 2020  

Go Orange suspends jet boat operations after five injured

Queenstown-based Go Orange suspended jet boat operations after five customers were injured on the Kawarau River.


SH1 at Cape Reinga reopens after scrub fire
24 Jan 2020  

SH1 at Cape Reinga reopens after scrub fire

State Highway 1 at Cape Reinga has reopened to traffic following a closure on Wednesday because of a large scrub fire.


Mt Earnslaw fall victim named
22 Jan 2020   /

Mt Earnslaw fall victim named

Police have named the man who died following a fall on Mt Earnslaw on 18 January.


Homer Tunnel reopens after fire
22 Jan 2020   /

Homer Tunnel reopens after fire

The Homer Tunnel on SH94 between Te Anau and Milford Sound has reopened, allowing hundreds of queued cars to pass through from Milford Sound.


Police charge driver in Queenstown tour bus crash
22 Jan 2020  

Police charge driver in Queenstown tour bus crash

The operator of the coach that crashed near Queenstown injuring 20 Chinese tourists says the driver is an experienced guide and it’s unclear how the accident happened.


Climber dies on Mt Earnslaw
20 Jan 2020  

Climber dies on Mt Earnslaw

A body has been recovered after a person fell on Mount Earnslaw, Central Otago yesterday.


Police urge caution after trampers rescued
15 Jan 2020   /

Police urge caution after trampers rescued

At around 1.30 pm on 11 January, the Rescue Coordination Centre received an emergency locator beacon signal from the top of the Gillespie Pass, Mt Aspiring National Park.


Driver upset, stood down for day after runaway tour bus
14 Jan 2020  

Driver upset, stood down for day after runaway tour bus

A shaken tour bus driver has been stood down for the day following yesterday’s runaway bus incident that saw three people injured.


Tongariro Crossing rāhui lifted following death
13 Jan 2020  

Tongariro Crossing rāhui lifted following death

A three-day rāhui on the Tongariro Alpine Crossing was lifted at sunrise today after Gerd Wilde, 75, died on the trek.


Extreme weather, White Island sees VSEAG swing into action
18 Dec 2019   /

Extreme weather, White Island sees VSEAG swing into action

The Government-led Visitor Sector Emergency Advisory Group swung into action last week to deal with extreme weather in the south and the Whakaari / White Island eruption.


Man who died on guided Routeburn Track walk named
10 Dec 2019   /

Man who died on guided Routeburn Track walk named

Police have named the man who died after falling on the Routeburn track on Friday 6 December.


Man dies on guided Routeburn Track walk
9 Dec 2019   /

Man dies on guided Routeburn Track walk

The 70-year-old Australian fell on Friday while walking with Ultimate Hikes.


TAIC: Corrosion of landing gear cause of emergency landing
5 Dec 2019   /

TAIC: Corrosion of landing gear cause of emergency landing

Corrosion of landing gear locking springs was the cause of equipment failure that led to a diverted emergency landing, says the Transport Accident Investigation Commission.


SkyCity thanks emergency crews following NZICC fire
14 Nov 2019   /

SkyCity thanks emergency crews following NZICC fire

SkyCity will make a donation to Leukaemia & Blood Cancer New Zealand to acknowledge the efforts of fire and emergency teams who assisted with the fire at the New Zealand International Convention Centre last month.


CAA: Oversight of scenic flight sector “could have been higher”
8 Nov 2019   /

CAA: Oversight of scenic flight sector “could have been higher”

The regulator says it has taken steps to improve performance in the wake of the 2015 Fox Glacier crash.


Aspiring Guides “devastated” following deaths of two clients
7 Nov 2019  

Aspiring Guides “devastated” following deaths of two clients

Police have named the two men, who were both from Australia.


SkyCity: NZICC fire will impact ability to host events in 2021
7 Nov 2019   /

SkyCity: NZICC fire will impact ability to host events in 2021

APEC 2021, the largest event ever hosted by the government, will likely shift from the venue.


Body of second climber recovered at Remarkables
7 Nov 2019  

Body of second climber recovered at Remarkables

The pair were on a guided climb when they fell around 300m yesterday.


Canyoner airlifted following incident in Coromandel
29 Oct 2019   /

Canyoner airlifted following incident in Coromandel

A canyoner was airlifted to safety on Sunday by Maritime NZ’s Rescue Coordination Centre NZ in the Coromandel Forest Park.


Gallery: Inside SkyCity’s fire damaged NZICC
29 Oct 2019   /

Gallery: Inside SkyCity’s fire damaged NZICC

Fire and Emergency New Zealand has released five images from inside SkyCity’s fire damaged New Zealand International Convention Centre.


SkyCity Auckland precinct reopens
25 Oct 2019   /

SkyCity Auckland precinct reopens

SkyCity Entertainment Group’s Auckland precinct is back to full operations with its casino, two hotels and a dozen bars and restaurants making a staged reopening since Thursday evening.


Davis: Too soon to know NZICC fire impact on NZ Inc
25 Oct 2019   /

Davis: Too soon to know NZICC fire impact on NZ Inc

It is too soon to tell what impact the fire at the New Zealand International Convention Centre will have on NZ Inc, according to tourism minister Kelvin Davis.


SkyCity: NZICC fire now under control
24 Oct 2019   /

SkyCity: NZICC fire now under control

The operator said it would start opening its Auckland precinct in phases this afternoon.


Events industry rallies in the face of NZICC uncertainty
24 Oct 2019   /

Events industry rallies in the face of NZICC uncertainty

As the fire continues to burn, the country’s business events sector has mobilised.


PM: Auckland will host APEC, regardless of NZICC
24 Oct 2019   /

PM: Auckland will host APEC, regardless of NZICC

The biggest event ever to be hosted by the Govt will go ahead in Auckland in 2021, says Jacinda Ardern.


SkyCity CEO: NZICC fire “absolutely devastating”
23 Oct 2019   /

SkyCity CEO: NZICC fire “absolutely devastating”

There will be a material delay to the completion of the project but by how long is unknown, says Graeme Stephens.


NZICC roof fire left to burn as focus shifts to saving building
23 Oct 2019   /

NZICC roof fire left to burn as focus shifts to saving building

SkyCity decides against reopening its Auckland precinct today as the blaze continues.


SkyCity, Fletcher shares slide following NZICC fire
23 Oct 2019   /

SkyCity, Fletcher shares slide following NZICC fire

SkyCity Entertainment Group’s shares closed down almost 3% yesterday following the outbreak of a massive fire at its $703m New Zealand International Convention Centre and Horizon Hotel in Auckland.


SkyCity evacuates precinct as fire rages at NZICC
22 Oct 2019  

SkyCity evacuates precinct as fire rages at NZICC

Firefighters are battling the blaze at the building site, which broke out shortly after 1pm.


Eight trampers rescued from Southern Alps
21 Oct 2019   /

Eight trampers rescued from Southern Alps

Eight trampers were rescued from the Southern Alps in the early hours of Saturday morning.


Auckland Seaplanes looks to summer after post-crash review
4 Oct 2019  

Auckland Seaplanes looks to summer after post-crash review

Auckland Seaplanes is looking to get a new float plane to replace the aircraft that crashed in Auckland harbour in March, ahead of what is expected to be a busy summer.