Tag: Tourism. Showing results 61 - 70 of 102

Showing results 61 - 70 of 102

Search results

  1. News

    Budget aims to boost tourism industry as visitor numbers continue to grow

    The government plans to spend $178mil on tourism infrastructure as part of Budget 2017, including $76mil on new and upgraded Department of Conservation (DOC) infrastructure. Conservation Minister Maggie Barry says, “The new funding will allow DOC to better manage the impact of visitor growth, while also protecting our biodiversity and threatened species."

  2. Video for Ancient Māori game incorporated into an international event
    News

    Ancient Māori game incorporated into an international event

    The ancient game of Ki-o-rahi got its first taste of international games at the World Masters Games at The Cloud in Central Auckland. Kiorahi revitalists say its promotion at an international event offers hope to its future. 

  3. Video for Native Affairs – Whale tails
    News

    Native Affairs – Whale tails

    Whale Watch Kaikōura is celebrating its 30th year but it’s a tough one. The award winning tourism company was shaken to its core when the 7.8 earthquake struck last year. Just as everyone else in Kaikōura rebuilds so is the whānau run, legacy business. 

  4. News

    Elderly tourists injured in Tongariro bus crash.

    Police have confirmed a number of tourists have been transported to hospital following a bus crash in Tongariro Forest park this morning.

  5. Video for Native Affairs Summer Series – Tourism Headache for Coromandel Iwi
    News

    Native Affairs Summer Series – Tourism Headache for Coromandel Iwi

    The growing number of tourists visiting Coromandel’s Cathedral Cove is worrying local iwi concerned about protecting their significant sites. 

  6. Video for An unsung hero of Te Arawa Kapa Haka
    News

    An unsung hero of Te Arawa Kapa Haka

    After entertaining millions of tourists over six decades in Rotorua, Josie Scott says she treats every performance like it was her first. As part of our Te Kāea Summer Series, 'He Momo', we kick off in the famous Ohinemutu Pā where she defines the true beauty of a Te Arawa woman.

  7. Video for Kaikōura businesses struggle to stay open
    News

    Kaikōura businesses struggle to stay open

    The struggle is real in Kaikōura, a region largely dependent on tourism. The impact of last month’s 7.8 earthquake is now bearing down on local businesses. 

  8. Video for Long road to recovery for Kaikoura businesses
    News

    Long road to recovery for Kaikoura businesses

    The wait continues for some stranded locals and tourists trying to use inland route 70 in Kaikoura since the 7.8 earthquakes which struck the area and left thousands homeless. While some remain in Kaikoura to assist in its recovery some believe it could take years before businesses are back on track.

  9. News

    Kaikoura businesses grateful for government, national response

    The Government has announced a wage subsidy package as an initial step to help small businesses in and around Kaikoura. The package will assist those companies most seriously disrupted by the Kaikoura earthquakes to retain their staff while the district recovers.

  10. News

    Tourism sector eager to rebound after quake

    Associations representing the tourism and hospitality industries have voiced concerns over the effects of the recent 7.5 earthquake on the tourism industry.  Māori activities and attractions account for a large percentage of tourist activities, with 24% of tourist activities relating to te ao Māori in 2015, according to statistics gathered by NZ Māori Tourism.   

  11. Show more results

Pages