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May 27 2020
Snow.jpg Drive safely for Queen's Birthday weekend

With the long Queen’s Birthday public holiday weekend ahead, drivers need to stay safe and plan ahead, particularly if they are driving long distances in freezing, windy or wet conditions.

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May 14 2020
Oparara Archers Ōpārara visitor infrastructure improvements to begin

Work to improve safety and provide for the protection of the sensitive environment of the Ōpārara Basin is set to begin at Alert Level 2.

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May 12 2020
Scenic Hotel Franz Josef Glacier Scenic Hotel Group share plans for restart on domestic tourism

Scenic Hotel Franz Josef Glacier, Heartland Hotel Fox Glacier, and Heartland Hotel Haast will reopen from Alert Level 2.

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May 12 2020
Tourism West Coast - Pancake Rocks (7).jpg Tourism operators excited to host Kiwis again

Tourism operators are excited that they can start hosting Kiwis again from Thursday.

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May 11 2020
Great Coast Road New Zealand Tourism sector needs good data now more than ever

A new Accommodation Data Programme is being launched by Fresh Info and funded by MBIE.

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May 07 2020
Coronavirus.webp Tourism operators relieved to get back to work

Today’s announcement that travel within New Zealand will be allowed at COVID-19 Alert Level 2 is a huge relief to the tourism industry, Tourism Industry Aotearoa says.

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