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Affinity Cruises office manager Vicky Maitland has just returned from her first trip to Stewart Island on board Affinity and has great things to say here.Read the full post
Kaikoura - New Zealand’s southern whale watching capital - has become the first destination in the world to achieve gold in a new global green benchmark for community sustainability efforts. The Gold Community certification was awarded to Kaikoura by EarthCheck, which represents Green Globe in the Asia Pacific region.Read the full post
Canterbury’s Mt Hutt skifield’s beginner and intermediate slopes were the first in the country to open after a lack of snow and unusually high temperatures kept most fields closed.Read the full post
Christchurch International Airport was presented with the Jim Collins Memorial award for Aviation Safety at the NZ Airline Pilots’ Association (NZALPA) conference in Auckland on
Tuesday evening – and then the CEO Jim Boult had to charter a flight straight back to Christchurch to deal with the latest significant 5.3 aftershock.
New Zealand is set to reap the benefits from its growing popularity as a cruise destination, with Cunard Line announcing that all three of its liners will visit in 2013 – including its
flagship Queen Mary 2, which will sail on a history-making 12-night Royal Circumnavigation of the country.
The Northern Advocate reports that a replica traditional Maori village opening at Te Hana tomorrow is a dream come true for its creators.Read the full post
Two of the world’s top-ranked golf courses - Kauri Cliffs and Cape Kidnappers have announced their Ultimate New Zealand Golf Package, offering a package of nine nights across three of New Zealand’s most acclaimed luxury lodges – Kauri Cliffs, The Farm at Cape Kidnappers and Matakauri Lodge - and golf at four of the country’s top courses.Read the full post