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Central City Backpackers Reopens

Wednesday, 31 October 2018, 5:11 pm | YHA NZ

AUCKLAND: YHA Auckland International has reopened after a half-million dollar refurbishment. The Turner Street property has had a facelift to update the popular budget accommodation option. More >>

$5000 Personal Development Award Applications Now Open

Tuesday, 22 May 2018, 4:12 pm | YHA NZ

$5000 Personal Development Award Applications Now Open By YHA New Zealand New Zealand: Applications for YHA New Zealand’s $5000 Cora Wilding Award are now open. The award provides a grant of up to $5,000 toward the cost of participation in a personal development ... More >>

Latest Build in Multi-Million Dollar Tekapo Development

Friday, 19 January 2018, 2:27 pm | YHA NZ

Tekapo: Construction has begun on a brand new youth hostel in the lakefront development site in Tekapo. The Youth Hostel Association (YHA New Zealand) broke ground in September, and is in full swing building a state-of-the-art, 120-bed backpacker accommodation ... More >>

The Sunny Side of YHA Aoraki Mt Cook

Tuesday, 12 September 2017, 10:16 am | YHA NZ

YHA New Zealand have shown their commitment to sustainability by becoming the first commercial operator in Aoraki Mt Cook National Park to install solar power. More >>

Applications Open for YHA Youth Development Award

Friday, 12 May 2017, 9:20 am | YHA NZ

New Zealand: YHA New Zealand are now taking applications for their annual youth personal development award. The Cora Wilding Award comprises a subsidy of up to $5,000 toward the cost of participation in a personal development training course or project ... More >>

YHA Becomes First Carbonzero Certified Accommodation Network

Tuesday, 22 November 2016, 2:55 pm | YHA NZ

New Zealand: YHA New Zealand’s managed network of 14 hostels and its National Office have become the first accommodation network worldwide to become carboNZeroCertTM certified. More >>

Refurbished YHA Auckland City Re-Opens

Friday, 18 November 2016, 12:47 pm | YHA NZ

Auckland: YHA New Zealand has re-opened the completely refurbished YHA Auckland City hostel. The hostel, located in central Auckland, has been closed since May for a $3m refurbishment that sets a new standard for backpacker accommodation in Auckland. More >>

YHA New Zealand welcomes the Lazy Shag to its network

Wednesday, 26 October 2016, 12:55 pm | YHA NZ

YHA Chief Executive, Marks Wells says, “It is fantastic to restore the YHA brand to Kaikoura after the decision to close our own hostel. We are delighted to welcome the Lazy Shag into our network and look forward to a long and mutually beneficial ... More >>

YHA Global Winners of Environmental Award

Monday, 26 September 2016, 4:12 pm | YHA NZ

New Zealand: YHA New Zealand is the global winner of the Green Accommodation Initiative for the WYSE Global Youth Travel Awards 2016. The awards celebrate outstanding performers within the international youth, student and educational travel industry and act as ... More >>

Virtually Sold on YHA

Thursday, 16 June 2016, 10:57 am | YHA NZ

New Zealand – YHA New Zealand puts its commitment to their tech-smart audience into practice by offering 360 tours across multiple platforms. More than Google Street View Tours, YHA New Zealand’s 360 tours and website tours are available ... More >>

55 New Zealanders need our help!

Wednesday, 11 May 2016, 10:37 am | YHA NZ

New Zealand – YHA New Zealand supports the World Wide Fund for Nature’s (WWF) Challenge 55 to help protect the world’s rarest and smallest dolphin. Māui dolphins are only found in New Zealand and with 55 left off the shores of the North Island, ... More >>

Going Solar on the Coast

Tuesday, 5 April 2016, 10:36 am | YHA NZ

Franz Josef – YHA Franz Josef put their commitment to sustainability into action with the installation of solar panels on their West Coast property. More >>

YHA New Zealand Meets the Demands of the Modern Backpacker

Tuesday, 22 December 2015, 12:15 pm | YHA NZ

Queenstown – YHA New Zealand reopened its YHA Queenstown Lakefront hostel today after several months of refurbishment and upgrades to meet the rising expectations of modern backpackers.* The hostel accommodates 35,000 customers every year and is ... More >>

YHA Adds New Backpacker to Its North Island Network

Wednesday, 18 November 2015, 10:24 am | YHA NZ

Taupo – YHA New Zealand welcomes Finlay Jack’s to its network of 45 of New Zealand’s best backpacker hostels. More >>

YHA NZ celebrates sustainability successes

Wednesday, 28 October 2015, 11:52 am | YHA NZ

Rotorua and New Zealand – YHA New Zealand put their commitment to sustainability into action through two recent successes: tapping into a geothermal down-bore heat exchanger at YHA Rotorua and placing second in the 2015 Global Youth Travel Awards. More >>

$50,000 up for grabs

Tuesday, 30 September 2014, 10:58 am | YHA NZ

Rotorua – YHA New Zealand is in the running for a £25,000 ($50,000NZD) grant from London-based Hostelling International’s Sustainability Fund (HISF) to fund a renewable energy project at its Rotorua hostel. More >>


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