Local Govt | National News Video | Parliament Headlines | Politics Headlines | Search

 


Kids Go Free at Waitomo Glowworm Caves


Kids Go Free at Waitomo Glowworm Caves


To celebrate Children’s Day on the first weekend of March, Waitomo Glowworm Caves is offering free entry for kids.

What better way to celebrate this internationally recognised day by visiting the world famous Waitomo Glowworm Caves that has been amazing children and adults for generations.

Kids will be wowed as they glide under a canopy of magical glowworms by boat and tour the magnificent geological wonder while expert guides share with you the rich natural and cultural history of the area.

This year marks the 125 year anniversary of guiding at the caves which have been attracting families since they were first opened to the public in 1889 by local Maori Chief Tane Tinorau.

Waitomo Glowworm Caves features stunning underground limestone formations which suspend from the ceiling and stand tall above the walkways making it one of the country’s oldest and most inspiring natural wonders.

Make it a family day out and visit this must see destination!

Key details
Dates: Saturday 1st and Sunday 2nd March 2014
Venue: Waitomo Glowworm Caves only
Tour times: Tours depart daily every half hour from 9am-5pm
Location: Waitomo Glowworm Caves Visitor Centre - 39 Waitomo Caves Road, Waitomo Caves

There’s still time to take advantage of the gift the keeps giving during 2014. To celebrate 125 years of guiding, Waitomo Glowworm Caves is gifting all Kiwis who visit the significant attraction between 1st January and 31st March 2014, the opportunity to return to the caves as many times as they like during 2014 for FREE.


Terms and Conditions

- Free entry only valid for Waitomo Glowworm Caves
- Can only be redeemed on Saturday 1st March and Sunday 2nd March 2014
- Children must be aged 14 years or under
- Cannot be used in conjunction with any other offer
- International Children’s Day is celebrated annually in New Zealand on the first weekend in March

ends

© Scoop Media

 
 
 
 
 
Parliament Headlines | Politics Headlines | Regional Headlines

Patience: Drive Safe

Be patient before passing is the AA's message for drivers this Labour weekend.

"People taking crazy risks to get past other vehicles is one of the most dangerous things on the road,” says AA spokesperson Dylan Thomsen.

“The weather is looking good for the long weekend so the roads will be busy. Unfortunately, that also increases the chances of people getting frustrated and trying a risky passing manoeuvre. When they get past, there will probably be more traffic up ahead anyway so it won’t get people there faster.” More>>

 
 

Parliament Today:

Employment Relations Bill: Govt Strains To Get Tea Break Law Through

The Government has been left with egg on its face - failing to get its much-vaunted, but hugely unpopular, meal break law passed in the first week of its new term, Labour spokesperson on Labour Issues Andrew Little says. More>>

ALSO:

Guns: Police Association Call To Arm Police Full Time

"The new minister gave his view, that Police do not need to be armed, while standing on the forecourt of parliament. The dark irony was that the interview followed immediately after breaking news of a gunman running amok in the Canadian parliament in Ottawa..." More>>

ALSO:

Gordon Campbell: On The Tokenism Of New Zealand's Role Against Islamic State

Our contribution against IS will be to send SAS forces to train the Iraqis? That’s like offering trainers to General Custer just as the 7th cavalry reached the Little Big Horn. More>>

ALSO:

Scoop Business: Shell And Todd Caught Drilling Without Approval

Multi-national oil company Shell’s New Zealand arm and local energy giant Todd Energy have breached the new law governing New Zealand’s Exclusive Economic Zone, the Environmental Protection Authority says in an Oct. 10 document released by the Green Party. More>>

ALSO:

Gordon Campbell: On Pharmac, Gough Whitlam And Sleater-Kinney

We’re not at the outset of these negotiations. The outset was six years ago, and negotiators were hoping to have some sort of ‘framework’ deal finished in time for the APEC meeting in a few weeks’ time. These ‘extreme’ positions are what we’ve reached near the intended end of the negotiations… More>>

ALSO:

PM Of Many Hats: Questions, No Answers On Whale Oil

Dr RUSSEL NORMAN (Co-Leader – Green) to the Prime Minister: How many times since November 2008 has he spoken with blogger Cameron Slater on the phone and how many times, if any, has he texted him?
Rt Hon JOHN KEY (Prime Minister): None in my capacity as Prime Minister. More>>

ALSO:

Aussie Investigation Dropped: Call On Minister McCully To Pursue The Case Of Balibo Five

West Papua Action is deeply concerned at the lack of any clear outcome from the Australian Federal Police inquiry into the 1975 deaths of the ‘Balibo Five’ including NZ journalist Gary Cunningham. More>>

ALSO:

'Feed The Kids' Bill: Metiria Turei To Lead Fight On Feeding Hungry Children

Green Party Co-leader Metiria Turei is urging all political parties to support the Feed the Kids Bill which she inherited today from Mana leader Hone Harawira. More>>

ALSO:

Parliament Today: State Opening Of Parliament

The House sat at 10.30am on Tuesday before MPs were summoned to hear the Speech from the Throne in the Legislative Council Chamber. More>>

ALSO:

Get More From Scoop

 

LATEST HEADLINES

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Regional
Search Scoop  
 
 
Powered by Vodafone
NZ independent news