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(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 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.
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 be".
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.
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 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 as s
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 tradition
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.
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.
QUEENSTOWN, New Zealand - Two female Spanish tourists arrested for urinating in the Queenstown KFC driveway this morning responded with surprise, telling police public urination was common in their co
WELLINGTON, New Zealand - Ever put in hard hours on a creative project and finished it to the satisfaction of everyone involved, only to have the whole thing derailed by bizarre complaints that make l
A 17-year-old tourist has been impaled in the chest by a fence post after the bus he was a passenger in crashed in the Fitzgerald Glade, near Rotorua.
TE ANAU, New Zealand - Te Anau police want car rental companies to put "reminder notices" in their cars for overseas drivers, after another tourist was killed in a crash near Milford Sound on Saturday
AUCKLAND, New Zealand - A group of Chinese tourists say a rogue tour operator in Auckland promised them visits to farms, geyser parks and buffet dinners - but instead took them to free public faciliti
SINGAPORE – Agoda.com, Asia’s leading hotel booking site and part of Nasdaq-listed Priceline Group (Nasdaq: PCLN), is celebrating the growing number of international travelers that are choosing Ne
Two hundred and fifty of China's leading tourism workers are in Auckland as New Zealand bids to increase the number of Chinese tourists coming here.
Tourism New Zealand's online campaign which rides on the potential success of the new Hobbit film goes live today.
It is the year of the dragon for Chinese tourists coming to New Zealand with numbers up almost 40 percent in the year to September.
CHRISTCHURCH, New Zealand - Christchurch is launching a campaign to lure Australian visitors back to the earthquake-ravaged city, the same day New Zealanders are being urged to dive under their desks
Two French tourists have admitted stealing nine books and two historic maps worth about $15,000 from a public library in Christchurch.