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Budget Accommodation Provider Challenges Industry

Thursday, 12 September 2019, 4:10 pm | Youth Hostel Association

New Zealand: YHA New Zealand has been announced as a finalist in the 2019 New Zealand Tourism Awards. The budget accommodation provider is being recognised in the Enviro-Mark Solutions Environmental Award category alongside Auckland Zoo, Kiwi Experience, and ... More >>

Official Opening Ceremony Celebrates Contribution of YHA

Wednesday, 4 September 2019, 5:01 pm | YHA NZ

Tekapo: The Honourable Jacqui Dean and a host of guests were onsite today to officially open the new YHA Lake Tekapo premises and adjoining gourmet burger bar, Our Dog Friday. More >>

YHA NZ Recognised as Energy Excellence Awards finalists

Tuesday, 9 July 2019, 12:14 pm | YHA NZ

YHA New Zealand and partners Sunshine Solar have been recognised as finalists in the Deloitte Energy Excellence Awards. The joint application sees the two organisations in the running to receive the Low Carbon Future Award, for emissions reduction initiatives ... More >>

YHA Backs Exciting New Wave of NZ Travel Start-Ups

Wednesday, 5 June 2019, 11:10 am | YHA NZ

Introducing the next generation of New Zealand tourism start-ups that accommodation veteran YHA is throwing its weight behind. More >>

$5000 Personal Development Award Applications Now Open

Thursday, 23 May 2019, 2:12 pm | Youth Hostel Association

New Zealand: Applications for YHA New Zealand’s $5000 Cora Wilding Memorial Award are now open. The award provides a grant of up to $5000 toward the cost of participation in a personal development training course or project that will benefit both the recipient ... More >>

Multi-Million Dollar YHA Lake Tekapo Celebrates Opening

Tuesday, 14 May 2019, 2:39 pm | YHA NZ

Tekapo: YHA Lake Tekapo has celebrated the opening of their brand new premises, reporting 85% occupancy in their first two weeks of trade. The $9 million dollar development on Tekapo’s lakefront opened for business on April 17 2019, including limited opening ... More >>

New YHA hostel to pump $6.5 million into Mackenzie Region

Thursday, 11 April 2019, 2:21 pm | Youth Hostel Association

YHA Lake Tekapo is set to inject $6.5 million a year into the Mackenzie District when the brand new hostel opens its doors on April 17. More >>

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 >>

Applications Open for YHA Youth Development Award

Wednesday, 18 May 2016, 11:13 am | Youth Hostel Association

New Zealand: YHA New Zealand puts their commitment to youth personal development into action through the organisation’s annual Cora Wilding Memorial Award. The award comprises a subsidy of up to $4,000 toward the cost of participation in a personal ... 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 >>

 

 

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