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Vandals have landed the Timaru community with bill of up to $60,000 and have taken an important link to Caroline Bay out of service for up to six months.
New Zealand's hotel industry is experiencing a boom in investment which the country has not seen for decades, a tourism insider says.
New Zealand's event and convention industry will gather for its biggest trade show next week, as the sector is forecast to grow by $200 million.
A visitor levy will be introduced, with details to be announced within weeks, the Tourism Minister says.
Pressure from growing tourist numbers has made sustainability a priority for those attending the country's annual tourism conference.
Valuable tourism data is not being collected as a growing number of visitors choose to stay with non-traditional accommodation providers like Airbnb, West Coast Tourism's head says.
Queenstown is arming itself with plans for funding its infrastructure, the mayor says, for when he and the council's head meet with senior government ministers next week.
Road crews are putting the finishing touches on State Highway 1 north of Kaikōura ahead of its reopening this afternoon. Video, Audio
Work is underway to ensure popular freedom camping spots in Central Otago are ready to cope with the expected influx of visitors over summer.
The Queenstown Rotary Club has officially sworn in its first transgender president - the second in the national organisation' history.
Gerry Brownlee's six-year reign as the minister in charge of the $15.4 billion Christchurch rebuild is coming to an end, following today's Cabinet reshuffle.
Christchurch Airport is partnering with the world's largest retail commerce company to connect small and regional New Zealand businesses with Chinese visitors.
The government is set to extend its financial support of businesses affected by the Kaikōura earthquake.
Tourism leaders and operators in Hurunui are hoping a shake-up of how the region markets itself will lead to more tourists visiting the district.
Police are unable to say if any more human remains from the 2015 Fox Glacier helicopter crash are still on the glacier.
The auditor-general has released a damning report on the now-defunct Canterbury Earthquake Recovery Authority, but Gerry Brownlee says it "misses the point".
After three years, the associate director of Christchurch's The Court Theatre is saying farewell to his hometown and heading north to be creative director of Centrepoint Theatre in Palmerston North.
Tens of thousands of visitors are expected to arrive from China for the annual celebrations.
Kaikōura tourist operators are working to rebrand in the aftermath of the November earthquake. Audio
The Insurance Council is defending the industry against criticism that some commercial insurance claims are taking too long in quake-damaged Kaikōura.
Outgoing Earthquake Commission chief executive Ian Simpson, who finished today, says lessons have been learnt about how to handle a natural disaster.
Cold daily showers and fasting were among the tips for Cantabrians on a survival course on how to be mentally and physically prepared for a disaster.
Outgoing Prime Minister John Key says he may dump his Blues rugby team membership and support the Crusaders again.
US Secretary of State John Kerry says his trip to the ice reinforced the value of climate change research.
Councils around the country are bracing to see how their infrastructure will cope in tourist hotspots, with what is expected to be one of the busiest summers for tourism.