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More than a year after the biggest crisis the tourist industry has ever faced, operators from around the country will gather in Christchurch to tackle where to now for the sector.
After more than a year of crippling financial uncertainty for many Queenstown businesses, there is light at the end of the border closed tunnel.
A Queenstown business group is under fire for holding its first post-lockdown event at a hotel owned by a man who is reported to owe thousands of dollars to tour operators in the town.
A Queenstown chef who until recently made a living catering to high end, luxury visitors to the resort, is now selling fish and chips from his food truck as he tries to earn a living in a dramatically…
With a petition gaining thousands of signatures, a campaign to reopen Queenstown to aviation is gaining support.
Arguably the country's most famous burger joint is ready to reopen its doors this morning - but its operator has no idea how things will go
Small business owners won't be sleeping well as they grapple with how to pay rent, a Queenstown operator says.
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.