Tuesday, December 19, 2017
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Tourists urged to take care on backcountry roads

DOC is urging tourists to take care when driving on New Zealand's backcountry roads ahead of what is expected to bumper summer season.

“Ripening opportunities” in NZ wine tourism

Developing an online presence and targeting the growth markets of America's and Asia's visitor markets are two crucial factors in unlocking New Zealand’s wine tourism opportunity, according to a new report.

Support for Cape Foulwind conservation

A project to protect native species and enhance the landscape of Cape Foulwind in Buller will be boosted by support from the DOC Community Fund.

Swimmers warned away from Lake Taupō sites

Waikato Regional Council staff have collected samples from algae blooms found during an inspection of south-eastern Lake Taupō swimming sites this weekend.

Operators asked to help with cycle trail survey

Tourism operators and others involved in providing services to people riding the Mountains to Sea Cycle Trail this summer are being urged to encourage them to complete a short survey on their experience.

Hurunui throws weight behind Great Walk proposal

The Hurunui District Council has confirmed its support for a new Waiau Toa (Clarence)/Molesworth Great Walk to run through the Hurunui District.

Behind the rebrand with Skydive Southern Alps

An exciting brand refresh drawing on New Zealand’s most stunning alpine scenery and boundless skies sees Glenorchy-based Skydive Southern Alps ready to make its own mark on the domestic and international visitor market.

Milford Sound Scenic Flights expands fleet

Milford Sound Scenic Flights has added a 3rd Cessna Grand Caravan to its already impressive fleet of planes which currently comprises three GA8 Airvans, two Cessna Grand Caravans and three BN Islanders.

Ngāi Tahu Tourism selects apprentice

Warena Jacobs, from Nelson, has started his marine mechanic career at Shotover Jet in Queenstown.

Proposed Wellington zipline flies past its first hurdle

The Wellington Zipline Adventures (WZA) proposal includes four pairs of ziplines, which would zig-zag down the valley, with wooden take-off and landing decks at each end.