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Best of all worlds in Pukeiti excursion

Mon, 26 Jan 2015 09:30:01 +1300 | Taranaki Regional Council

Exotic plants originating from afar and a taste of New Zealand’s pre-history will both be on offer at an event at Pukeiti on Sunday (1 February). A three-hour guided walk will take particpants through the world-renowned rhododendron gardens and then ...More >>

Taupo Rocked Saturday To Heart, Foreigner & Three Dog Night

Sun, 25 Jan 2015 16:01:02 +1300 | Greenstone Entertainment and Taupo Summer Concert

Taupo rocked in the summer sun today (Saturday) when top international rock bands - HEART, FOREIGNER & THREE DOG NIGHT took to the stage in front of a sold-out crowd of 15,000 people at the Taupo Amphitheatre. More >>

Highways busy for region’s holiday weekend

Fri, 23 Jan 2015 15:12:27 +1300 | New Zealand Transport Agency

Auckland motorists are being encouraged by the NZ Transport Agency to plan ahead for safer travel and to be aware of potential delays on regional state highways this Auckland Anniversary Weekend.More >>

Queenstown’s award winning ways!

Fri, 23 Jan 2015 14:23:07 +1300 | Queenstown NZ

Queenstown, New Zealand (23 January 2015) – Queenstown’s world class activities and operators coupled with its outstanding natural beauty have recently earned Queenstown a collection of domestic and international accolades.More >>

100 per cent for sailings over the summer break

Fri, 23 Jan 2015 12:15:15 +1300 | Interislander

Interislander ferries moved 128,279 passengers, 33,174 passenger vehicles and 4762 commercial vehicles over the Christmas and New Year holiday period with the three ferry services meeting 100 per cent of all scheduled sailings between 24 December ...More >>

New Zealand Welcomes One of World’s Biggest Superyachts

Fri, 23 Jan 2015 11:57:57 +1300 | Asia Pacific Superyachts NZ

January 22, 2015…New Zealand--One of the world's biggest superyachts, M.Y. Serene, arrived in Auckland in the early morning of January 20th to the surprise and delight of early bird wharf strollers.More >>

Investigating alternative transport solutions

Fri, 23 Jan 2015 10:37:16 +1300 | Auckland Transport

The Board of Auckland Transport has called for an investigation into a light rail network, which could relieve traffic congestion on some of the region’s busiest roads.More >>

Holiday parks making most of sunshine

Thu, 22 Jan 2015 15:54:44 +1300 | Holiday Parks Association

Holiday parks are reaping the benefits of the great holiday weather, starting the new year with record-equalling confidence levels. More >>

Millbrook Named Number 1 Hotel in NZ,4th South Pacific

Thu, 22 Jan 2015 15:33:46 +1300 | Millbrook Resort

Millbrook Resort, Queenstown, today announced it has been recognised as the overall winner for a third consecutive year in the Top Hotel category of the 2015 TripAdvisor Travellers’ Choice™ awards for Hotels, ranking first out of ten. For the 13th ...More >>

Expert appeals for caution in the holiday road toll debate

Thu, 22 Jan 2015 10:13:05 +1300 | University of Canterbury

A University of Canterbury expert has appealed for caution in finding answers to the jump in the holiday road toll. More >>

Heritage Hotels Introduce Free Internet

Wed, 21 Jan 2015 17:00:06 +1300 | Heritage Hotels

Heritage Hotel Management has introduced complimentary internet for hotel guests in its Heritage Hotels and CityLife Hotels. More >>

Restricted fire season begins

Wed, 21 Jan 2015 16:09:05 +1300 | Palmerston North City Council

A restricted fire season will apply from midnight Thursday 22 January 2015 within the Rural Fire Areas controlled by the Palmerston North City Council and all Department of Conservation land that borders this authority.More >>

New website to support visiting drivers

Wed, 21 Jan 2015 11:05:21 +1300 | Tourism Industry Association

A new website designed to give visitors the information they need to enjoy a safe driving holiday in New Zealand is being launched today. More >>

Swiss-Belhotel International Adopts STAAH

Wed, 21 Jan 2015 10:49:17 +1300 | STAAH

Swiss-Belhotel International has engaged leading channel management and booking engine solution STAAH, equipping the global hospitality management chain's e-commerce team with a potent new weapon.More >>

DOC to develop new guidelines

Wed, 21 Jan 2015 10:45:40 +1300 | Department of Conservation

The Department of Conservation says it is taking steps to ensure a more consistent approach to its handling of applications for commercial concessions in national parks in response to an opinion released last month by the Ombudsman.More >>

New tranche of Gallipoli passes issued

Wed, 21 Jan 2015 10:43:39 +1300 | New Zealand Government

Hon Craig Foss Minister of Veterans’ Affairs 21 January 2015 Media Statement New tranche of Gallipoli passes issued More >>

January International Travel Booming

Wed, 21 Jan 2015 10:37:09 +1300 | House of Travel

By Fleur Revell 21 January 2015 Kiwis are determined to keep that summer holiday feeling alive, with many already booking international trips in the new year, according to a leading local travel agency.More >>

5-Year Passports Continue to Clip Kiwis' Wings

Wed, 21 Jan 2015 09:21:58 +1300 | New Zealand Taxpayers' Union

The Taxpayers’ Union is renewing calls for a return to 10-year passports in 2015 after Minister of Internal Affairs Peter Dunne’s failure to address New Zealand’s expensive passport regime that sees New Zealanders pay more but get less. More >>

ACT welcomes taxi law review

Tue, 20 Jan 2015 17:14:32 +1300 | ACT New Zealand

ACT Leader David Seymour welcomes Craig Foss’ prompt call to review taxi and private car hire regulations, announced today. More >>

Malaysia Airlines’ Summer Deals

Tue, 20 Jan 2015 16:25:49 +1300 | Malaysia Airlines

New Zealanders seeking an exciting 2015 can take advantage of exceptional new fares to Asia, Europe, UK and other global destinations following the launch of Malaysia Airlines’ Summer Spectacular deals. More >>

 

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