Category: New Zealand

Future of Milford Sound tourism report to be released; RNZ

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A long-awaited report on how one of the country’s most visited tourist destinations will be managed is due to be released next month and may define its community and the tourism industry.

Source: Future of Milford Sound tourism report to be released

New Zealand to spend millions weaning holiday towns off international tourism; Tess McClure; The Guardian

Tourism minister says overcrowded sites such as Milford Sound-Piopiotahi ‘cannot return to its pre-Covid state’…

Source: New Zealand to spend millions weaning holiday towns off international tourism

Top 11 national parks in New Zealand; Lonely Planet

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Around the globe, across the pond: New Zealand destinations that feel like a world tour; Kate Shuttleworth; Guardian

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As the Australia-New Zealand travel bubble opens, there’s no need to look north for ski chalets, onsens or hip city breaks

Source: Around the globe, across the pond: New Zealand destinations that feel like a world tour

Islands of the lost heritage; Andrea Vance; Stuff

A scathing report lays bare decades of cost-cutting on New Zealand southern-most island, with a historic Coastwatchers hut falling victim to neglect.

Source: Islands of the lost heritage

The Forgotten Islands: Pest control plan halted by Covid-19; Andrea Vance; Stuff

It was to be the world’s most ambitious pest eradication — but a plan to rid New Zealand’s largest subantarctic island of mice, cats and pigs is on hold.

Source: The Forgotten Islands: Pest control plan halted by Covid-19

Cruising New Zealand’s subantarctic islands: Where the wild things are; Andrea Vance; Stuff

If you are looking for adventure, exploration, and candid wildlife encounters, seek out some of most inhospitable places on the planet.

Source: Cruising New Zealand’s subantarctic islands: Where the wild things are

GO NZ: How to hike three Great Walks in three days – Milford, Routeburn and Kepler; Rosalie Willis; NZ Herald

The grandeur cannot be captured, it must be experienced.

Source: GO NZ: How to hike three Great Walks in three days – Milford, Routeburn and Kepler – NZ Herald

Ten Must-Visit New Zealand Places to Plan Your 2021 Travel Adventures Around; Stephen Heard; Concrete Playground

Forget long-haul flights and lengthy stopovers — you can enjoy these idyllic islands, gorgeous beaches and scenic regions without leaving the country.

Source: Ten Must-Visit New Zealand Places to Plan Your 2021 Travel Adventures Around

International Mountain Day 2020: Mountain Biodiversity; Unesco

Source: International Mountain Day 2020: Mountain Biodiversity

Top 10 most epic day hikes in the world; Luxury Travel Expert

Here’s the Luxury Travel Expert roundup of the world’s 10 most beautiful and spectacular day hikes, all of them crisscrossing breathtaking scenery.

Source: Top 10 most epic day hikes in the world – the Luxury Travel Expert

Hike, fly, cruise, kayak and canyon on a Southern Lakes sojourn; Stuff

The scenery of the Southern Lakes makes a superb backdrop for all kinds of adventures.

Source: Hike, fly, cruise, kayak and canyon on a Southern Lakes sojourn

The Bucket List Guide To Wanaka, New Zealand; Katherine Parker-Magyar; Forbes

The ultimate guide to where to stay, what to do, and where to eat and drink in Wanaka, New Zealand.

Source: The Bucket List Guide To Wanaka, New Zealand

West Coast: A journey to New Zealand’s secret hanging lakes; Brook Sabin; Stuff

These secret lakes are so remote, there’s only one way in: by helicopter. And as Brook Sabin reports, the trip is being discounted to attract Kiwi travellers.

Source: West Coast: A journey to New Zealand’s secret hanging lakes

How the spectre of legal action loomed over an aborted plan to extend the Campbell Island marine sanctuary; Andrea Vance; Stuff

The conservation minister wanted to expand a remote island marine sanctuary – but Kiwi leaders threatened legal action.

Source: How the spectre of legal action loomed over an aborted plan to extend the Campbell Island marine sanctuary

Travel in New Zealand: Great southern adventures await; New Zealand Herald

It’s such a beautiful part of the country.

Source: Travel in New Zealand: Great southern adventures await

Great Walks NZ: How to book, budget and hike New Zealand’s great 10; Martina Grossi; NZ Herald

There’s never been a better time for Kiwis to tackle Aotearoa’s 10 Great Walks.

Source: Great Walks NZ: How to book, budget and hike New Zealand’s great 10

Back Your Backyard: A Kiwi track steeped in manaakitanga; Justine Tyerman; Stuff

Why every Kiwi should try the Hollyford Track.

Source: Back Your Backyard: A Kiwi track steeped in manaakitanga

Lost at Sea: Labour and Greens split over Campbell Island sanctuary; Andrea Vance; Stuff

It’s one of the most pristine places left on earth – so why has the Government ignored advice to protect it?

Source: Lost at Sea: Labour and Greens split over Campbell Island sanctuary

Haast: A journey to New Zealand’s most remote town; Brook Sabin; Stuff

This West Coast destination is home to some of our most remarkable landscapes.

Source: Haast: A journey to New Zealand’s most remote town

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