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New Zealand Elections: A Brief History of New Zealand Politics

Following Jacinda Ardern’s overwhelming victory in the recent New Zealand Election – we thought it appropriate to give you our own,”rough guide” to New Zealand elections.

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Planning a New Zealand Holiday for 2020, 2021 & 2022

In light of the restrictions imposed as a result of Covid-19, we’ve had lots of requests in recent weeks regarding the best time to go on a New Zealand holiday.

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BBC’s The Luminaries Shines a Light on Hokitika

You may have heard about the BBC’s latest offering that’s coming to our screens on June 21st. The Luminaries is an exciting dramatisation of Eleanor Catton’s Man Booker Prize-Winning novel set during New Zealand’s 19th Century gold rush and is … Continue reading

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New Zealand Community Spirit Rises Up During Lockdown

Life in lockdown has made us realise many things, especially how important community is in order to make it through the tough times we’re faced with. New Zealanders are no exception, they’re known the world over for their community spirit … Continue reading

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Coronavirus Update May 2020

New Zealand’s early lockdown policy appears to have been successful in reducing the infection rate and fatalities. That is starting to ease and as the New Zealand winter approaches the country has time to plan its new tourism strategy.

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Coronavirus Developments in New Zealand

It is generally acknowledged that New Zealand’s Covid-19 Strategy has been one of the most successful throughout the world in tackling the virus. Jacinda Ardern, the Prime Minister of New Zealand (pictured above), announced this week that the country’s health … Continue reading

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A Message from Silver Fern Director, John Lightwood

The events of the last few weeks have brought into sharp focus what we really value in life – our health, our families, our relationships and our communities. It is perhaps a long overdue re-balance of priorities away from business, … Continue reading

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New Zealand introduces quarantine measures to contain the Coronavirus

New Zealand, like most countries, has now imposed quarantine restrictions on arrivals into the country as a preventative measure to help contain the Coronavirus (COVID 19). We are currently assisting our travellers in the country with any changes they may … Continue reading

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Free Tickets to the Destinations Travel Show 2020

Come and meet us as Destinations: The Holiday and Travel Show at the Olympia London between Thursday 30th January and the 2nd February 2020. Quote EXSILFER when booking your tickets online here to claim your free tickets!

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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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