New Zealand News

Paradise bottled at New Zealand eco-lodge

Paradise bottled at New Zealand eco-lodge

13th Jun 2012 Press Release Hotel News Tourism News

A New Zealand eco-lodge, in the idyllic Marlborough Sounds, is leading the way with a conservation action that has recycled 32,700 glass bottles into glass sand that’s now used to maintain surrounding forest paths and weed control.

Hot-air balloon crash kills 11 in New Zealand

Hot-air balloon crash kills 11 in New Zealand

7th Jan 2012 Tourism News

A hot-air balloon has crashed in New Zealand, killing all eleven people on board. The incident, which took place close to popular hot-air ballooning destination Wairarapa, is thought to be the worst NZ air disaster in since Air New Zealand crashed in 1979 killing 257 passengers.

Christchurch struck by new earthquakes

23rd Dec 2011 Tourism News

Christchurch in New Zealand has been rocked by two new earthquakes just months after over a hundred people were killed in an earlier incident. The first 5.8 quake rocked the city at 13:58 local time according to the US Geological Survey.

Visitors added colour to NZ during RWC 2011

28th Nov 2011 Press Release Tourism News

Tournament Organiser Rugby New Zealand 2011 (RNZ 2011) welcomed official figures showing 133,200 visitors from around the world arrived in New Zealand specifically for Rugby World Cup 2011 (RWC 2011).