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A popular lake became a no-contact zone when when E. coli levels hit almost double the amount deemed safe last summer - but it's being thrown a lifeline.
The country's new $35-a-head international visitor levy will contribute $18m to 10 projects including funding for Kākāpō recovery, managing the West Coast as a destination and preventing wildlife…
South Dunedin residents met with scientists, engineers and policy makers to discuss flooding threats in their low-lying suburb on Monday night.
Most international visitors will start paying an additional fee before entering New Zealand from today.
The new associate tourism minister acknowledges there will be plenty of challenges ahead as he steps into the role.
Pain relief was unavailable for the fourth birth in Lumsden since the town's maternity centre was downgraded, even as a Select Committee considered a petition today.
The Civil Aviation Authority is imploding amid reports of high staff turnover and a toxic workplace, operators and former employees say.
Close to half of the workforce at a Southland fish processing plant could be cut as part of a proposal to shift operations north.
Ninety-seven percent of international drivers who sat a driving theory quiz in Queenstown failed, although statistics show foreign drivers pose no extra threat on New Zealand roads.
A West Coast community says Fox Glacier will become a ghost town without access to its star attraction.
Supplies mishaps are plaguing the Lumsden and Te Anau maternity hubs that were meant to be up and running seven weeks ago, adding to concerns over giving birth in the region.
A Queen's Birthday Honour recipient hopes his award will bring the challenges faced by male sexual abuse survivors into the spotlight.
A Dunedin man with a disability who has waited more than 18 months for his bathroom to be modified is taking his fight to Parliament, hoping other people don't have to endure what he has.
Tourism leaders have welcomed the government's plans to be more active in the country's biggest export industry, but say it mustn't interfere with business.
The government will play a more active role in the future of tourism through its newly-unveiled vision.
Not enough young New Zealanders are being enticed into the tourism sector, according to industry leaders.
Tourism industry heads acknowledge that may be difficult to reach a new goal to become more sustainable by 2025.
New Zealand still has a long way to go to properly value Māori culture and language, tourism operators say.
Traffic congestion, littering and road accidents are what worry kiwis about tourism - but most are positive about it.
An Otago family is at the mercy of floods that sweep into their house every couple of years, unable to either renovate or sell and move out.
A former New Zealand Army major is helping to ramp up the security at mosques across the country, as Muslims prepare for the holiest month in their calendar.
The men who survived a helicopter crash in the subantarctic ocean have spoken about how they survived, saying their training kicked in seconds after the crash. Video
A bed tax is firming up as the best way of helping Queenstown cope with increasing pressure from tourists, the local mayor says, despite industry opposition.
A South Island mayor is questioning why ratepayers and taxpayers are footing the bill to clean up industrial waste.
The fight to save a Southland birthing centre has reached the 11th hour as the formal downgrade date edges closer.