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Choice Hotels Adds Kaikoura to NZ Portfolio

Fri, 3 Jul 2015 17:21:12 +1200 | Choice Hotels

Choice Hotels Australasia, one of Australasia’s largest hotel franchisors, welcomes Quality Suites Kaikoura to its growing portfolio. Based in the seaside town of Kaikoura, the addition of Quality Suites Kaikoura will take its New Zealand offering to 35 ...More >>

Allow extra time when travelling around the Bay of Plenty

Fri, 3 Jul 2015 17:16:47 +1200 | New Zealand Transport Agency

3 July 2015 | NZ Transport Agency - Waikato & Bay of Plenty Allow extra time when travelling around the Bay of Plenty The NZ Transport Agency advises motorists to expect delays when travelling on state highways in the Bay of Plenty over the ...More >>

Further boost for New Zealand Cycle Trail

Fri, 3 Jul 2015 10:40:06 +1200 | New Zealand Government

The Government is investing nearly $400,000 in six new projects to enhance and maintain the quality of the New Zealand Cycle Trail, Prime Minister and Minister of Tourism John Key announced today. More >>

Finalists Announced in NZAEP Event Awards

Fri, 3 Jul 2015 10:21:29 +1200 | NZAEP

Twenty-six events that bring people and communities together as well as drive domestic and international tourism are being recognised in this year’s New Zealand Association of Event Professionals Awards.More >>

Kiwis high cost holiday hell

Wed, 1 Jul 2015 17:12:56 +1200 | Travelinsurance.co.nz

There is a high price to pay for packing your prized possessions along with you on holiday. More >>

MP delighted about Capital Connection announcement

Tue, 30 Jun 2015 17:31:20 +1200 | New Zealand National Party

Today KiwiRail announced that it will keep the Capital Connection running for the next three years following a funding contribution by Horizons Regional Council and Greater Wellington Regional Council.More >>

Capital Connection to keep running for three more years

Tue, 30 Jun 2015 17:25:28 +1200 | Joint Media Statement

KiwiRail announced today that it will keep the Capital Connection running for the next three years following a funding contribution by Horizons Regional Council and Greater Wellington Regional Council.More >>

Global Company Showcases The Coromandel

Tue, 30 Jun 2015 15:02:46 +1200 | The Coromandel

The good for your soul vibe of The Coromandel is being broadcast to a potential audience of millions worldwide. GoPro, who produce and market the world’s most versatile camera, have just published a video featuring this popular New Zealand ...More >>

ICC Cricket World Cup boosts Wellington economy

Tue, 30 Jun 2015 12:22:06 +1200 | Wellington City Council

ICC Cricket World Cup boosts Wellington economy PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) has today released an economic impact report that shows the ICC Cricket World Cup has given the Wellington economy a significant boost, with direct spend by out of town ...More >>

Tourism opportunity on burgeoning cycle trail

Tue, 30 Jun 2015 12:02:18 +1200 | Bayleys

A former regal Waitaki homestead that has been run as a commercial enterprise with links to the famous Scottish whisky Glenfiddich, has been placed on the market for sale.More >>

Greek Debt Crisis Drives Kiwis to Exchange Currency Now

Tue, 30 Jun 2015 11:42:37 +1200 | Flight Centre

Worried Kiwi travellers have been quick to seek advice on foreign currency and the Euro in light of the Greek debt crisis yesterday, according to Travel Money NZ, New Zealand's fastest growing foreign currency retailer.More >>

Coromandel parks have good grounds

Mon, 29 Jun 2015 14:43:43 +1200 | The Coromandel

Want to enjoy a break in New Zealand’s best holiday park grounds? Head for the Coromandel. More >>

Volunteers keep Silver Peaks tracks in top condition

Mon, 29 Jun 2015 14:42:43 +1200 | Department of Conservation

Dunedin’s Silver Peaks tracks are in top shape for trampers thanks to the efforts of a small group of dedicated volunteers. More >>

Northern holiday parks leading the pack

Mon, 29 Jun 2015 12:30:44 +1200 | Holiday Accommodation Parks Assn of NZ

A Warkworth holiday park has taken spending a penny to a whole new level, investing $1 million to upgrade its bathroom facilities. More >>

Coromandel parks have good grounds

Mon, 29 Jun 2015 12:21:39 +1200 | Holiday Accommodation Parks Assn of NZ

Want to enjoy a break in New Zealand’s best holiday park grounds? Head for the Coromandel. More >>

Taupo holiday park wins national awards

Mon, 29 Jun 2015 12:08:25 +1200 | Holiday Accommodation Parks Assn of NZ

Innovative and environmentally sustainable use of scalding geothermal water to benefit both visitors and nearby businesses has two major awards for a Taupo holiday park. More >>

Christmas spirit brings reward at Holiday Parks 2015 Awards

Mon, 29 Jun 2015 11:47:24 +1200 | TIANZ

Demonstrating the spirit of Christmas has helped a Masterton holiday park win the prestigious AA Traveller Spirit of Hospitality Award for 2015. More >>

Colder Weather Drives Cantabrians to Tropical Destinations

Mon, 29 Jun 2015 11:22:56 +1200 | House of Travel

A recent drop in the average temperature in Christchurch has seen a spike in bookings for tropical destinations according to local travel agents. More >>

Experience Whangarei like the locals for your Winter Escape

Mon, 29 Jun 2015 10:51:10 +1200 | Northland Inc

Looking for your next short break but don’t want the hassle or the expense of a long journey or overseas travel? More >>

Queenstown Winter Festival Closes with Spectacular Carnival

Sun, 28 Jun 2015 17:03:27 +1200 | Queenstown Winter Festival

The 10 day American Express Queenstown Winter Festival comes to a spectacular close this evening with the Auckland Airport Community Carnival. More >>

 

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