Subscribe   Login     ☰ Menu
×
Tourism Ticker
Tourism Ticker
Advertisement
Tourism Ticker
Advertisement
Tourism Ticker
Home   News   Analysis   Companies   Regions   Jobs   Market   Calendar

Weather


Snow cleared from southern passes
6 Oct 2022   /

Snow cleared from southern passes

Waka Kotahi New Zealand Transport Agency says it has been able to reopen most Southland and Otago highways after clearing snow.


Air NZ in world-first climate science partnership with NASA
14 Sep 2022   /

Air NZ in world-first climate science partnership with NASA

Air New Zealand says it is the first passenger airline in the world to join a NASA Earth Mission.


August second-warmest despite deluge, snow – NIWA
7 Sep 2022  

August second-warmest despite deluge, snow – NIWA

The country has seen its second-warmest August on record, with nationwide temperatures reaching 1.5°C above the average, says NIWA.


Warmest, wettest winter on record wraps up – NIWA
5 Sep 2022   /

Warmest, wettest winter on record wraps up – NIWA

Winter 2022 has been the country’s warmest and wettest on record, with the nationwide average temperature reached 9.8°C 1.4°C above the 1981-2010 average, says NIWA.


Nelson to Blenheim route closed until Tues – Waka Kotahi
22 Aug 2022   /

Nelson to Blenheim route closed until Tues – Waka Kotahi

State Highway 6 from Nelson to Blenheim remains closed until at least Tuesday, says Waka Kotahi.


Nationwide tsunami evacuation map launched
21 Jul 2022  

Nationwide tsunami evacuation map launched

A nationwide tsunami evacuation map is now available online to help improve people’s preparedness in the event of a disaster.


Marlborough road restoration progress
18 Jul 2022   /

Marlborough road restoration progress

Significant progress” is being made on restoring 460km of Marlborough’s road network following floods that affected the region last year.


Canterbury, Otago highway snow to clear today – NZTA
13 Jul 2022   /

Canterbury, Otago highway snow to clear today – NZTA

The last few highways still closed by Tuesday’s heavy snowfall should be opening around lunchtime or early afternoon today, says Waka Kotahi NZ Transport Agency.


The roadmap to guide NZ tourism through climate challenges
4 Jul 2022  

The roadmap to guide NZ tourism through climate challenges

Government agencies and tourism businesses are collaborating to prevent New Zealand’s, environment and reputation as a ‘clean green’ destination from being devastated by the effects of climate change.


NZ tourism’s top climate change risks
30 Jun 2022   /

NZ tourism’s top climate change risks

The tourism sector is facing a combination of environmental and business risks that could make some operators unviable


NIWA tool tracks snow data at 10 alpine sites
13 Jun 2022  

NIWA tool tracks snow data at 10 alpine sites

Sorry, you do not have authorisation to view this page! If you would like to view the content on this page you will need to be a Tourism Ticker member. MORE »


Heavy snow hits South Island, more expected
10 Jun 2022   /

Heavy snow hits South Island, more expected

Southern operators will be pleased with snow this week and more to come over the weekend – just in time for widespread ski field openings.


Govt provides $175k for Gisborne recovery
25 Mar 2022  

Govt provides $175k for Gisborne recovery

The government is providing $175,000 to help clean up Tairāwhiti Gisborne, following floods and severe storm damage over the last five days.


Gisborne cut off as rising rivers prompt evacuations
24 Mar 2022  

Gisborne cut off as rising rivers prompt evacuations

Evacuations are underway in parts of Gisborne as river levels in the region continue to rise.


NZ summer fifth warmest on record – NIWA
7 Mar 2022  

NZ summer fifth warmest on record – NIWA

Summer 2021-22 was the fifth warmest on record in Aotearoa New Zealand, according to new figures from NIWA.


Warmest NZ winter on record – NIWA
6 Sep 2021   /

Warmest NZ winter on record – NIWA

New Zealand has experienced its warmest winter on record, exceeding the previous record set just last year.


Air NZ suffers significant disruption over weekend
19 Jul 2021  

Air NZ suffers significant disruption over weekend

The extreme weather caused delays across the airline’s domestic network.


Flood damage closes Napier’s Scenic Te Pania Hotel
20 Nov 2020   /

Flood damage closes Napier’s Scenic Te Pania Hotel

Scenic Hotel Group managing director Brendan Taylor said the situation was “seriously disappointing and comes on top of an already challenging year.”


West Coast tourism welcomes early road opening
20 Dec 2019   /

West Coast tourism welcomes early road opening

The Haast highway (SH6) between Harihari and Whataroa is scheduled for reopening today and is welcome news for businesses, says Development West Coast.


Operators welcome reopening of SH6 south
11 Dec 2019   /

Operators welcome reopening of SH6 south

West Coast tourism operators have welcomed the announcement that State Highway 6 from Whataroa – located north of Franz Josef – right through to Wanaka will re-open tomorrow.


West Coast: Visitors hit the road as timeline for SH6 reopening emerges
10 Dec 2019   /

West Coast: Visitors hit the road as timeline for SH6 reopening emerges

Operators returning to ‘business as usual’ as police convoy escorts visitors from Fox, Franz air evacuations continue and timeline for re-opening of southern portion of SH6 emerges.


Operators scramble to airlift stranded visitors
9 Dec 2019  

Operators scramble to airlift stranded visitors

Operators rally to fly trapped tourists out of isolated areas after wild weather severs road connections.


Tourist hotspots brace for flooding
6 Dec 2019  

Tourist hotspots brace for flooding

A deluge across the south has seen lakefront businesses in Wanaka and Queenstown shore up defences against rising waters.


West Coast report: Visitor marketing, business support needed
15 Apr 2019  

West Coast report: Visitor marketing, business support needed

There are fears access through the West Coast touring route will become more challenging.


Rain delays reopening of Westland’s Waiho Bailey bridge
11 Apr 2019  

Rain delays reopening of Westland’s Waiho Bailey bridge

Rains has delayed the reopening of South Westland’s Waiho Bailey bridge until the weekend, says the NZ Transport Agency.


Weather forces TNZ to postpone Queenstown Roadshow
21 Nov 2018   /

Weather forces TNZ to postpone Queenstown Roadshow

It is not just lower South Island operators having to contend with an unseasonable bout of winter weather, which has seen snow cover the Southern Alps and flooding affect Otago’s east coast.


Disruption, delays and damage continue following severe storms
11 Apr 2018  

Disruption, delays and damage continue following severe storms

Tourism and transport businesses across Auckland continue to be severely affected by a destructive storm that has battered parts of the North Island.


How does the Sky Tower handle a lightning strike?
11 Apr 2018  

How does the Sky Tower handle a lightning strike?

The Sky Tower is fully equipped to withstand lightning and has one of the most advanced systems for tower protection.