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New Zealand to create five new marine reserves

New Zealand to create five new marine reserves

23 March 2013 Press Release Tourism News

New Zealand is set to increase its total mainland marine conservation domain by 50 per cent with the planned establishment of five new marine reserves. The five reserves, formally approved by NZ Conservation Minister Dr Nick Smith, cover 17,500 hectares and feature spectacular, unique coastlines and marine habitats.

New campaign from Tourism New Zealand

New campaign from Tourism New Zealand

Tourism New Zealand, national carrier Thai Airways and Auckland Airport have just launched a new initiative offering special deals to families travelling from Thailand to picturesque New Zealand. The campaign aims to encourage Thai families to explore New Zealand’s stunning landscapes and experience the golden season of autumn by road. 

Christchurch outlines Garden City recovery plans

Christchurch outlines Garden City recovery plans

3 August 2012 Focus

Christchurch, New Zealand, is preparing to move into a new era that will build on its ‘garden city’ heritage to create an accessible low-rise modern central city framed by green spaces - a people-friendly ‘city in a garden’. Recently unveiled plans for the new city blueprint reveal the shape of the post-quake 21st century city that is bordered with green spaces and capitalises on the picturesque Avon River as it meanders through the city.

Tourism New Zealand appoints new regional manager

Tourism New Zealand appoints new regional manager

Danielle Genty-Nott has been appointed to the position of regional manager - UK and Europe at Tourism New Zealand. Danielle started in the London office earlier this year and will lead and manage the Europe and UK public relations and trade operations, and play a key part of Tourism New Zealand’s key relationships in the region.

Eagles Nest taps into social media

Eagles Nest taps into social media

18 March 2012 Focus

The stunning Eagles Nest in New Zealand, set atop of its own private peninsula, has been tapping into social media. Callum Farnell, general manager of the property talks to BTN about some of their latest innovations.