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.
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’…
Around the globe, across the pond: New Zealand destinations that feel like a world tour; Kate Shuttleworth; Guardian
As the Australia-New Zealand travel bubble opens, there’s no need to look north for ski chalets, onsens or hip city breaks
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
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.
If you are looking for adventure, exploration, and candid wildlife encounters, seek out some of most inhospitable places on the planet.
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.
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.
Here’s the Luxury Travel Expert roundup of the world’s 10 most beautiful and spectacular day hikes, all of them crisscrossing breathtaking scenery.
The scenery of the Southern Lakes makes a superb backdrop for all kinds of adventures.
The ultimate guide to where to stay, what to do, and where to eat and drink in Wanaka, New Zealand.
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.
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.
It’s such a beautiful part of the country.
There’s never been a better time for Kiwis to tackle Aotearoa’s 10 Great Walks.
Why every Kiwi should try the Hollyford Track.
It’s one of the most pristine places left on earth – so why has the Government ignored advice to protect it?
This West Coast destination is home to some of our most remarkable landscapes.