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Ngāi Tahu Tourism scholar’s first day

Friday, 12 January 2018, 4:21 pm | Ngai Tahu Tourism

Ngāi Tahu Tourism has appointed Ashleigh Howell as its 2018 Te Pia Tāpoi scholarship recipient and she starts her studies this Monday (15 January). More >>

First chick hatches high hopes for Kiwi Encounter

Monday, 11 September 2017, 3:17 pm | Ngai Tahu Tourism

The first kiwi of the season has hatched at Rainbow Springs’ Kiwi Encounter in Rotorua – marking “the start of a great new era” for New Zealand’s largest kiwi hatching facility. More >>

Free Feijoas for Rotorua

Monday, 15 May 2017, 3:40 pm | Ngai Tahu Tourism

The generosity of Ngai Tahu Tourism has seen the Rotorua community invited to harvest free feijoas from the iwi’s bountiful Agrodome orchards for a third year running. More >>

Shotover Jet achieves Qualmark Gold in Sustainable Tourism

Friday, 31 March 2017, 1:18 pm | Ngai Tahu Tourism

Shotover Jet has for the first time achieved a Qualmark Gold Sustainable Tourism Business award, with Qualmark confirming the experience as a ‘must do’ Queenstown activity. More >>

Stars align for Ngāi Tahu Tourism and Earth & Sky

Friday, 9 September 2016, 12:24 pm | Ngai Tahu Tourism

Ngāi Tahu Tourism has today announced that it will enter into a joint venture with Earth & Sky, the Tekapo-based stargazing and observatory tours operator. More >>

Ngāi Tahu Tourism takes to the skies with new purchase

Monday, 8 August 2016, 1:43 pm | Ngai Tahu Tourism

Ngāi Tahu Tourism takes to the skies with new purchase Ngāi Tahu Tourism has signed a deal to purchase Queenstown’s leading scenic helicopter business, Glacier Southern Lakes Helicopters. The purchase is a significant investment for the iwi-owned company ... More >>

Ngāi Tahu Tourism opens new Franz Josef visitor hub

Monday, 27 June 2016, 2:38 pm | Ngai Tahu Tourism

A major new visitor hub housing the Department of Conservation, Franz Josef Glacier Guides (owned by Ngai Tahu Tourism and part-owned by Te Rūnanga o Makaawhio) , Glacier Hot Pools, i-SITE Franz Josef and a café has opened in the village of Franz Josef. More >>

New Tourism scholarship announced.

Tuesday, 14 June 2016, 9:42 am | Ngai Tahu Tourism

June 14, 2016 New Tourism scholarship announced. Ngāi Tahu Tourism is delighted to announce a new scholarship, Te Pia Tāpoi, for Ngāi Tahu students. Ngāi Tahu Tourism Chief Executive Quinton Hall says the scholarship is an exciting opportunity ... More >>

Dart River and Queenstown Resort College join for nature

Monday, 21 September 2015, 3:37 pm | Ngai Tahu Tourism

A mixture of staff from Dart River Jet, its Ngāi Tahu Tourism affiliate businesses and students from Queenstown Resort College (QRC) came together to plant over 1,000 native seedlings in the DOC Paradise Reserveon Saturday (September 19). More >>

Early Snow Kick Starts First Mountain Activity for 2015

Tuesday, 2 June 2015, 12:13 pm | Ngai Tahu Tourism

The early snowfall that blanketed Queenstown and surrounding areas last week created the opportunity for the snowshoeing season to start on June 1 as scheduled. NZ Snowshoeing Operations Supervisor Sebastian Thomas said it was “a bit of a coup” that the ... More >>

Ngāi Tahu Tourism buys New Zealand Guided Nature Walks

Wednesday, 3 December 2014, 10:08 am | Ngai Tahu Tourism

On December 1 2014 Ngāi Tahu Tourism agreed to purchase Queenstown-based New Zealand Guided Nature Walks, owned by Peter and Karyn Hitchman. Peter and Karyn will operate the business over the 2014/2015 summer and Ngāi Tahu Tourism will complete the purchase ... More >>

Franz Josef Glacier Guides number one choice for backpackers

Friday, 7 November 2014, 2:19 pm | Ngai Tahu Tourism

Franz Josef Glacier Guides has been voted the number one visitor attraction in New Zealand at this year’s TNT Golden Backpack Awards. More >>

Shotover Jet gains most Trip Advisor activity reviews

Monday, 14 July 2014, 12:10 pm | Ngai Tahu Tourism

Leading Queenstown tourism activity Shotover Jet has reached an impressive milestone notching up 1,000 Trip Advisor reviews making it the number one reviewed single activity in Queenstown. More >>

One ring to rule them all:- lost and found at Dart River Jet

Tuesday, 8 July 2014, 11:54 am | Ngai Tahu Tourism

In a perfect parody of the world-famous Tolkien books and movies, a Chinese couple are now “eternally blessed” after a stroke of good luck brought their lost wedding ring back into their lives. More >>

Glenorchy Has Its Busiest Summer in Years

Tuesday, 13 May 2014, 12:32 pm | Ngai Tahu Tourism

Famous movie scenes are just one of the reasons that the streets of Glenorchy -- at the top of Queenstown’s Lake Wakatipu -- have been so full of tourists. The question “Where’s Paradise?” is now one of the most frequently-asked in the ... More >>

Safety programme ensures work never stops for Shotover Jet

Friday, 31 January 2014, 1:10 pm | Ngai Tahu Tourism

While Queenstown tourism pioneer Shotover Jet is busy ensuring thousands of holidaymakers experience the power and thrill of their Big Reds this summer – spare a thought for the guys in the engine room out the back. More >>

New Glenorchy Discovery Group tour embraces Chinese tourism

Wednesday, 22 January 2014, 4:19 pm | Ngai Tahu Tourism

Queenstown’s Dart River Jet is embracing Chinese tourism – on the eve of Chinese New Year – with two new Chinese staff and a tour aimed primarily at the Asian market. Glenorchy Discovery Group tours – launched mid last year – receives up to three ... More >>

Personal audio translaters for Dart River Jet products

Thursday, 19 December 2013, 1:30 pm | Ngai Tahu Tourism

Queenstown’s Dart River Jet is in ‘Kruse’-mode thanks to the addition of personal audio translaters to its Wilderness Jet trips deep into the heart of world-renowned Mt Aspiring National Park. More >>

Ngāi Tahu Tourism in discussion over hot pools development

Monday, 16 December 2013, 3:40 pm | Ngai Tahu Tourism

Ngāi Tahu Tourism has confirmed today (Monday December 16) that it is in discussion with the Queenstown Lakes District Council with regards to leasing QLDC land to develop a major Queenstown Hot Pools complex. More >>

Ngai Tahu Tourism group brings industry expert to new role

Friday, 1 June 2012, 4:24 pm | Ngai Tahu Tourism

Experienced marketing professional Nigel Kerr has been appointed Sales and Marketing Manager for Ngai Tahu Tourism’s southern regional office. Mr Kerr brings a long history of tourism, ski and hospitality marketing experience to the role. More >>



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