Category Archives: News

Don’t Miss The Albatross Reality Show!

You may have noticed that the Taiaroa Head Royal Albatrosses located on the Otago Peninsula, South Island, have been gathering some press coverage in the UK with the Guardian quoting a figure of 2.3 million people from 190 countries tuning … Continue reading

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VISA INFORMATION FOR ENTRY INTO NEW ZEALAND: Important Information

We are pleased to say we have finally received information from the New Zealand immigration department regarding visa requirements for entry into New Zealand (quoted below).

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Captain Cook 250th Anniversary News: Special Events in New Zealand 2019

All of the Landing Sites in New Zealand visited by Captain Cook during his voyages to the Pacific are preparing activities and events in the coming months to commemorate the 250th anniversary of his arrival in New Zealand.

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New Zealand’s Best Beach for Swimming: Our Picks

New Zealand boasts such a varied landscape that you might not think of it as a beach resort location, but in fact, it’s got some really gorgeous bays, beaches, and coves to explore. So in today’s article, we’re going to … Continue reading

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Christchurch Update

On 15 March 2019 (NZT), a mass shooting occurred in Christchurch, New Zealand. New Zealand’s Prime Minister has condemned the act of violence against innocent people and has described this as one of New Zealand’s “darkest days”. New Zealand’s national threat level has … Continue reading

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Free Tickets to the Destinations Travel Show 2019

Come and meet us as Destinations: The Holiday and Travel Show at the Olympia London between Thursday 31st January and the 3rd February 2019. Quote EXSILFER when booking your tickets online here to claim your free tickets!

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Prince Harry and Meghan in New Zealand

The Duke and Duchess of Sussex – Harry and Meghan – enjoyed a whistle-stop tour of Australia (attending the Invictus Games), the Pacific islands and New Zealand at the end of October 2018. On landing, they were welcomed by Prime … Continue reading

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Free Tickets to the Destinations Travel Show

Come and meet us as Destinations: The Holiday and Travel Show at the Olympia London between Thursday 1st-Sunday 4th February 2018. Quote DST72 when booking your tickets online here to claim your free tickets!

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Christchurch Fires Update

You’ve no doubt recently heard about the fires that broke out last week in Christchurch. We would like to reassure all our travellers that the city and immediate surrounding areas are not affected, with the fires being contained in The … Continue reading

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Whales Stranded on Golden Bay Beach in New Zealand

Farewell Spit,  up in the northwest tip of the South Island, has been  in the news this last week, after hundreds of Pilot whales became stranded there.

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