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First cohort of TBOP’s green initiative graduates
4 Aug 2022   /

First cohort of TBOP’s green initiative graduates

The first cohort from TBOP’s Green Room Programme graduates after an intensive 12-weeks helped participants reduce, reuse and recycle.


Hotel Britomart releases first sustainability report
1 Aug 2022  

Hotel Britomart releases first sustainability report

Hotel Britomart has released its first sustainability report since it was rated the country’s first 5 Green Star hotel by the NZ Green Building Council.


Ecosanctuary recognised at business awards
21 Jun 2022   /

Ecosanctuary recognised at business awards

Twizel-based MenardsNZ Ecosanctuary Accommodation has picked up a sustainability and environmental award at the 2022 South Canterbury Chamber of Commerce Ara Business Excellence Awards.


NZ’s tourism emissions halve in 2020 – Stats NZ
27 May 2022   /

NZ’s tourism emissions halve in 2020 – Stats NZ

The most significant reduction in emissions was in air and space transport.


Destination Coromandel launches sustainability programme
19 May 2022   /

Destination Coromandel launches sustainability programme

Destination Coromandel has launched a regional industry-wide sustainability programme to help 200 businesses to reduce their environmental impact.


More EVs, cycling, greener public transport in govt’s emissions plan
17 May 2022   /

More EVs, cycling, greener public transport in govt’s emissions plan

Possible congestion charges and reduced reliance on inter-regional aviation have been proposed in a $1.2bn shakeup of transport.


Sustainable travel provides opportunities for industry – report
26 Apr 2022   /

Sustainable travel provides opportunities for industry – report

Industry should create more sustainable options and make information more transparent for travellers, says Booking.com.


Fox Glacier Guiding breaks ice on carbon zero ambitions
22 Apr 2022   /

Fox Glacier Guiding breaks ice on carbon zero ambitions

The effort highlights the need for operators working in vulnerable environments to become more sustainable.


Air NZ joins hydrogen-powered car scheme
22 Apr 2022   /

Air NZ joins hydrogen-powered car scheme

Air New Zealand is backing a new effort to bring a fleet of hydrogen fuel cell vehicles as part of a car-sharing scheme.


Tourwriter launches Trees That Count fundraise
22 Apr 2022   /

Tourwriter launches Trees That Count fundraise

Tourwriter will donate $1 to Trees That Count for every travel itinerary sold on its travel agency software platform.


Christchurch Airport “climate positive”
21 Apr 2022   /

Christchurch Airport “climate positive”

Christchurch Airport says it has achieved climate positive operations in a “milestone” achievement, following its Airport Carbon Accreditation Level 4 in 2020.


Govt updates emissions guide for organisations
21 Apr 2022   /

Govt updates emissions guide for organisations

The Ministry for the Environment has released an updated guide on emissions measurement and reporting for organisations.


NZ Circular Economy Directory launches
12 Apr 2022  

NZ Circular Economy Directory launches

The Sustainable Business Network has launched a new online business-to-business Circular Economy Directory, enabling organisations to find innovative products and services.


Solo travellers, millennials most likely to offset carbon emissions – Webjet
6 Apr 2022   /

Solo travellers, millennials most likely to offset carbon emissions – Webjet

Solo travellers and millennials are the most likely to opt into carbon offset from their travels, according to new research from Webjet.


Te Pae achieves Qualmark gold sustainability award
1 Apr 2022   / / /

Te Pae achieves Qualmark gold sustainability award

Te Pae Christchurch Convention Centre has received a Gold Sustainable Tourism Business Award from Qualmark.


Luxury fly fishing retreat achieves NZ-first accom B Corp
22 Mar 2022   /

Luxury fly fishing retreat achieves NZ-first accom B Corp

Owen River Lodge has become the first NZ accommodation provider to achieve the B Corp certification.


A better tourism tomorrow? Tourwriter launches a ‘Better Travel Manifesto’
3 Mar 2022   /

A better tourism tomorrow? Tourwriter launches a ‘Better Travel Manifesto’

Online travel itinerary platform Tourwriter has launched a Better Travel Manifesto, aimed at encouraging the travel industry to consider its role in a sustainable future for tourism.


Intrepid recertifies B Corp status
21 Jan 2022   /

Intrepid recertifies B Corp status

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Hawke’s Bay Airport secures $23m green loan
2 Nov 2021   /

Hawke’s Bay Airport secures $23m green loan

It is ASB’s first sustainability linked loan, and comes with environmental, social and governance targets for the airport.


Christchurch Airport, Zealandia finalists in sustainability awards
13 Aug 2021   /

Christchurch Airport, Zealandia finalists in sustainability awards

Christchurch International Airport and its chief executive Malcolm Johns have been named finalists in the 2021 Sustainable Business Awards.


Capital course for a dozen operators on pilot programme
30 Jul 2021  

Capital course for a dozen operators on pilot programme

A dozen Wellington tourism businesses have been picked to take part in a pilot sustainability programme.


WellingtonNZ appoints TIA for sustainability programme
14 Jul 2021   /

WellingtonNZ appoints TIA for sustainability programme

WellingtonNZ aims to share lessons learned from programme with rest of New Zealand after pilot complete.


EcoZip donates $8k for native tree planting
22 Jun 2021  

EcoZip donates $8k for native tree planting

Waiheke’s EcoZip Adventures has contributed $8000 towards the purchase of 1400 native trees for planting in seven wetland areas across the island.


Ara signs up to Tourism Sustainability Commitment
19 Apr 2021   /

Ara signs up to Tourism Sustainability Commitment

In line with components in tertiary educational provider’s hospitality and tourism programmes.


NZ’s tourism sustainability judged – where do we rank?
15 Mar 2021  

NZ’s tourism sustainability judged – where do we rank?

New Zealand is “exemplary in resilience” and “leaders in regenerative tourism”, says a new global report.


WellingtonNZ seeks tourism sustainability supplier
2 Dec 2020  

WellingtonNZ seeks tourism sustainability supplier

WellingtonNZ is seeking a supplier to help the region’s tourism businesses to become carbon neutral.


Christchurch Airport recognised for carbon reduction
25 Nov 2020   /

Christchurch Airport recognised for carbon reduction

Christchurch Airport has become the first airport in the world to achieve the Airports Carbon Accreditation Level 4 certification from Airports Council International.


EcoZip secures ‘climate positive’ certification
9 Nov 2020   /

EcoZip secures ‘climate positive’ certification

Waiheke-based operator EcoZip Adventures has secured climate positive certification for the second consecutive year from not-for-profit Ekos.


Closed borders help Air NZ reduce emissions
3 Nov 2020   /

Closed borders help Air NZ reduce emissions

Air New Zealand’s carbon emissions have reduced by 19% compared to 2019 levels.


Kaitiaki Adventures finalist in sustainability awards
2 Nov 2020   /

Kaitiaki Adventures finalist in sustainability awards

The operator was up for the Resilience in Crisis award for its Māori-focused environmentally friendly water catcher.


Coastal BoP amongst top 100 sustainable destinations
22 Oct 2020   /

Coastal BoP amongst top 100 sustainable destinations

It is the first region in New Zealand to be named in the Green Destinations’ Top 100 Sustainable Destination list.


Whole industry needs to take sustainable tourism journey – TIA
9 Oct 2020   /

Whole industry needs to take sustainable tourism journey – TIA

While New Zealand’s overall greenhouse gas emissions fell by 1.1% between 2007 and 2018, tourism emissions increased by 16.3%.


TIA refreshes Tourism Sustainability Commitment
28 Aug 2020   /

TIA refreshes Tourism Sustainability Commitment

The refreshed TSC set out 12 commitments and outlined actions businesses could take to build more resilient, engaged and sustainable organisations.


NZ tourism needs “re-feel” as much as re-think – academic
24 Aug 2020   /

NZ tourism needs “re-feel” as much as re-think – academic

New Zealand’s tourism rethink needs to forget old economic systems and focus on human values if the sector has any hope of reviving.


New Auckland hotel rated NZ’s first 5 Green Star
19 Aug 2020   /

New Auckland hotel rated NZ’s first 5 Green Star

The Hotel Britomart will be the first 5 Green Star hotel in New Zealand, certified by the New Zealand Green Building Council.


New model proposed to reduce conference carbon footprint by 90%
17 Jul 2020   /

New model proposed to reduce conference carbon footprint by 90%

Researchers from the University of Otago have outlined new measures that may reduce the carbon footprint of conference and events travel by up to 90%.


Researchers to explore NZ’s sustainable tourism future
19 May 2020  

Researchers to explore NZ’s sustainable tourism future

Whether New Zealand can create a sustainable tourism sector is being explored in a webinar from The School of Management at the Wellington School of Business and Government.


QLDC aims for NZ’s “most sustainable tourism system” in new climate plan
12 Mar 2020   /

QLDC aims for NZ’s “most sustainable tourism system” in new climate plan

Queenstown Lakes District aims to become the country’s most sustainable tourism system in a new climate action plan being considered by council today.


Regional Facilities Auckland secures carbon free certification
5 Mar 2020   /

Regional Facilities Auckland secures carbon free certification

Regional Facilities Auckland has gained Toitū carbonreduce certification.


Avis doubles hybrid fleet as part of sustainability drive
3 Mar 2020  

Avis doubles hybrid fleet as part of sustainability drive

Avis New Zealand has almost doubled its hybrid and electric vehicle fleet as part of the New Zealand Tourism Sustainability Commitment.


Second Tourism Policy School set for 19-20 March
27 Feb 2020   /

Second Tourism Policy School set for 19-20 March

The University of Otago’s second Tourism Policy School has been confirmed for 19-20 March at the Heritage Queenstown.


TSC: How did the industry fare in year two?
31 Jan 2020   /

TSC: How did the industry fare in year two?

Year two of Tourism Industry Aotearoa’s Tourism Sustainability Commitment shows an uplift in the industry’s overall sustainability rating – rising from 7.9 to 8.2 in 2019 – as it progresses towards the goal of 9.5 by 2025.


Ziptrek Ecotours goes carbon free, Future-Fit
19 Dec 2019   /

Ziptrek Ecotours goes carbon free, Future-Fit

Ziptrek Ecotours is the first Queenstown company to achieve Zero Carbon Business for 2019. 


Haka Tourism Group selected for circular economy initiative
17 Dec 2019  

Haka Tourism Group selected for circular economy initiative

Haka Tourism Group is amongst the first companies signed up to XLabs, New Zealand’s first circular economy lab.


Air NZ crowned at Deloitte Top 200 awards
6 Dec 2019   /

Air NZ crowned at Deloitte Top 200 awards

Air New Zealand was crowned the winner in the sustainable business leadership category at the Deloitte Top 200 awards.


Students’ responsible camping product wins inaugural tourism award
6 Dec 2019   / /

Students’ responsible camping product wins inaugural tourism award

The first YES National Excellence Tourism Award went to students from Roncalli College in Timaru for their reusable bag product, aimed at encouraging responsible camping.


Govt, industry commit $870k to climate change study
3 Dec 2019   /

Govt, industry commit $870k to climate change study

Tourism NZ is investing $200k to find out how climate consciousness is affecting traveller choices.


Prince Charles’ NZ visit: Tourism and sustainability in the spotlight
18 Nov 2019   /

Prince Charles’ NZ visit: Tourism and sustainability in the spotlight

Tourism and sustainability will be the focus of conversation between a group of young entrepreneurs and Prince of Wales Prince Charles when he tours Northland this week as part of his tour of New Zealand.


Camp Glenorchy: ‘Light tourism’ is the way forward
12 Nov 2019  

Camp Glenorchy: ‘Light tourism’ is the way forward

Eco Retreat’s new energy generation and management solution could serve as a model for industry.


Camp Glenorchy Eco Retreat debuts ‘groundbreaking’ energy system
8 Nov 2019  

Camp Glenorchy Eco Retreat debuts ‘groundbreaking’ energy system

Camp Glenorchy Eco Retreat has launched its microgram energy system.