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Posts Tagged ‘ travel ’

Plummeting towards earth in a plane makes Muriel think

May 9th, 2018 | By | Category: Featured Article, Front Page Layout, News

A flight from London to Auckland nearly ended in disaster. COURTNEY DAY sits down with a woman who was on the plane.



Tourism so good business does not need to advertise

Dec 12th, 2016 | By | Category: Latest News, News

A Central Otago business has spotted a perk of NZ’s ongoing annual increase in visitors.



Kiwis flying more than ever, but they are avoiding some places

Nov 28th, 2016 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Lead Story, News

Statistics New Zealand report shows Kiwis are travelling more but not to the same places they once did. However fewer are going to traditionally glamourous holiday destinations Vanuatu, Paris and Italy. SHAR DAVIS reports.



$30,000 and 2000km later, Miramar’s season is over

Aug 29th, 2016 | By | Category: Editor's Picks, Front Page Layout, Latest News, Most Popular, News, Sport

After Birkenhead defeat, club tallies cost of high number of away games



Weibo helping Te Papa tap into changing face of NZ tourists

Dec 11th, 2015 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Uncategorized

Chinese social media sites are being used to attract Chinese travelers to New Zealand.



Film attraction could have impact on capital’s smaller museums

Dec 11th, 2015 | By | Category: Editor's Picks, Lead Story, Most Popular, News

With two giant attractions side by side, Wellington Museums Trust Director Brett Mason wonders if tourists explore the city enough to visit Wellington’s other museums.

KEENAN MAY reports.



More Kiwis take flight in ‘golden era of travel’

Nov 27th, 2015 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

Kiwis are taking advantage of lower prices thanks to competition in the air.



More Kiwis take flight in ‘golden era of travel’

Nov 23rd, 2015 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

Kiwis are taking advantage of lower prices thanks to competition in the air.



From Masterton to Mars – Kiwi woman on a quest to red planet

Feb 4th, 2014 | By | Category: Latest News, News

Countdown to 2024 lift-off after beating 199,000 others to still be in running for space trip.



Troubadour cyclists getting creative on planet Earth

Aug 16th, 2013 | By | Category: Arts/Entertainment, Front Page Layout, Latest News, Most Popular, News

Biking around a continent is ‘not everyone’s cup of tea’, but this show offered the experience vicariously.



Seafaring couple find freedom in a life on the water

Aug 13th, 2013 | By | Category: Editor's Picks, Front Page Layout, Latest News

Whitireia lecturer Janet Nixon talks about her life living aboard at Chaffers Marina.



Travellers turning east, rather than west, thanks to exchange rate

Jun 3rd, 2013 | By | Category: Latest News, News

The strong New Zealand dollar is giving Kiwi’s the choice to go on holiday futher afield to US.



Designer showcases NZ fashion talent in Kuala Lumpur

May 1st, 2013 | By | Category: Arts/Entertainment, Diversity, Editor's Picks, Front Page Layout, Latest News, Most Popular, News

Wellingtonian Hannah Shand takes the stage and third place with her Malysian collaborator.



Tourists’ travel sees pleasure trips top business

Dec 14th, 2012 | By | Category: Editor's Picks, Latest News

Almost ten per cent more people visiting friends and relatives say Stats NZ latest travel figures.



NZ not the holiday destination for British

Nov 26th, 2012 | By | Category: Radio News

NEW ZEALAND is losing appeal to the Brits as a holiday destination, according to recent arrival statistics. In this year’s travel and migration figures, numbers are down a third, from over 100 thousand to only 74 thousand. Even emigrating to NZ is unpopular for those from the UK, with arrivals down five point seven per cent from last year.



Flight of the consumers keeps lid on CPI figures

May 22nd, 2012 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

Kiwi international travellers reap the benefits of a strong dollar.



China, France lead big NZ tourism upsurge

Apr 3rd, 2012 | By | Category: Latest News, News

And rugby world cup boosts overall visits by 78,000.



Kiwis splurged on travel while dollar was strong

Sep 24th, 2011 | By | Category: Latest News, News

Visitor numbers up even before Rugby World Cup.



Brain drain will claim up to 2000 NZ accountants

Aug 26th, 2011 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

Survey shows they are counting on earning more money overseas.