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Breaking News: Earthquake hits Cook Strait, New Zealand

Earthquake Breaking News: Earthquake hits Cook Strait, New Zealand

eTN Staff Writer

(eTN) – Cook Strait, located between the North and South Islands of New Zealand, has been struck by a 6.9 Richter Scale earthquake, the United States Geological Survey has said.

Tourism New Zealand hopes golf will attract higher spending visitors

Golf Tourism In New Zealand Tourism New Zealand hopes golf will attract higher spending visitors

Tourism New Zealand is hoping to double the number of international tourists who come here to play golf as part of a new strategy to attract higher spending visitors.

Auckland about to face zombie tourism

Building a New Zealand-based zombie tourism company Auckland about to face zombie tourism

Raising money to raise the dead is the aim of a trio of Australians intent on building a New Zealand-based zombie tourism company.

Father of UK tourist killed in plane crash blasts New Zealand's tourism safety record

Fox Glacier tragedy Father of UK tourist killed in plane crash blasts New Zealand's tourism safety record

The father of a British man killed in the Fox Glacier tragedy says the Government has failed to improve the safety of adventure tourism and New Zealand remains "more dangerous than it should ...

New Zealand's March tourist numbers highest ever recorded

Tourism New Zealand New Zealand's March tourist numbers highest ever recorded

New Zealand's tourist numbers are up, thanks in part to an early Easter, the England cricket team's tour of the country and marketing campaigns centred on the release of The Hobbit.

New Zealand tourism chiefs vow to "hunt as a pack"

New Zealand Tourism New Zealand tourism chiefs vow to "hunt as a pack"

AUCKLAND, New Zealand - Tourism leaders will "hunt as a pack" to bring extra visitors to the country, Tourism Industry Association chief executive Martin Snedden said today.

New Zealand PM announces $158 million tourism package

New Zealand to target high-end tourists New Zealand PM announces $158 million tourism package

New Zealand Prime Minister John Key says a $158 million tourism package mainly for marketing overseas will need to be matched by new infrastructure - including convention centres - if the plan is ...

Credit card spending by Chinese in New Zealand up by almost a third

Chinese Tourism To New Zealand Credit card spending by Chinese in New Zealand up by almost a third

WELLINGTON, New Zealand - Credit card spending by Chinese visitors in New Zealand last year was up by almost a third from its 2011 level, offsetting declining spending by tourists from other ...

New Zealand extends length of tourist visas for Chinese visitors

Chinese Tourism To New Zealand New Zealand extends length of tourist visas for Chinese visitors

New Zealand is making it easier for Chinese tourists to visit by extending the length of visitor visas, Prime Minister and Tourism Minister John Key announced in China today.

New Zealand cracks down on sale of fake goods to tourists

Selling faked goods to tourists brings hefty fines New Zealand cracks down on sale of fake goods to tourists

Two New Zealand companies run by a father and son have been slapped with big fines after selling faked goods that cost little to produce to tourists for thousands of dollars.

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