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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 >>

Hollyford Track Opens NZ’s Most Remote Conference Venue

Tuesday, 12 April 2011, 5:33 pm | Ngai Tahu Tourism

One of New Zealand’s greatest walks is offering business and corporate groups the chance to ‘go bush’ in style by opening a secluded West Coast lodge for the first time over winter. More >>

New Marketing Manager Appointed at Ngāi Tahu Tourism

Tuesday, 8 March 2011, 4:36 pm | Ngai Tahu Tourism

An experienced tourism professional has been appointed Marketing Manager Ngāi Tahu Tourism Southern Region. Southern Regional Manager David Kennedy said the role was integral to the development of the southern region’s Ngai Tahu tourism brands. More >>

New glacier hot pools opens November 1st

Wednesday, 22 October 2008, 11:37 am | Ngai Tahu Tourism

A multi-million dollar hot pools complex, The Glacier Hot Pools, will open in Franz Josef on November 1 2008. More >>

Hard ice experts are hot on training

Tuesday, 26 August 2008, 3:54 pm | Ngai Tahu Tourism

Six senior glacier guides working in Franz Josef have boosted their combined 30-plus years of guiding experience with the newly introduced New Zealand Mountain Guide Association (NZMGA) Hard Ice qualification. More >>

Glacier-fed hot pools installed on West Coast

Monday, 25 August 2008, 11:03 am | Ngai Tahu Tourism

The first commercial hot pools complex on New Zealand’s rugged West Coast is taking shape as two of the three public pools are installed. The Glacier Hot Pools is a multi-million dollar hot pools complex nestled in Franz Josef’s native rainforest. More >>