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Iconic Hole in the Rock cruises restart in time for the long weekend - Entrada

Paihia-based cruise operator Fullers GreatSights will resume their famous Hole in the Rock cruises this long weekend, in a welcome boost for local tourism.

Kidsfest back to bring holiday cheer - Selwyn DC

Kidsfest is back again to bring some fun for the holidays after a tough start to the year.

Selwyn District Council will be running a busy programme for the popular annual Kidsfest event, from Saturday 4 to Sunday 19 July.

Fullers360 relaunches Rangitoto Island service

Planning a Queen’s Birthday Staycation? Why not head across to Rangitoto Island, which is accepting its first visitors since the COVID-19 lockdown.

Award-Winning Auckland tour operator launches domestic tour programme

One of New Zealand’s longest-running eco-tour companies, Bush and Beach, has launched an exciting range of day trips from Auckland for the domestic traveller.

Urban Art Foundation’s City of Sculpture exhibition goes live

The Urban Art Foundation in partnership with the Wellington Sculpture Trust has launched its latest digital art exhibition, City of Sculpture.

Stay safe this Queen's birthday weekend - Surf Life Saving NZ

Surf Life Saving NZ is asking people making the most of the long weekend to stay safe if they are going to be in, on or around the water.

As COVID-19 restrictions adjust, giving way to a bit more freedom, Kiwis may be inclined to head to the beach for Queen’s Birthday weekend.

Rover Tours Group offering their hop-on hop-off service for free

Wellington’s largest independent tourism operator, Rover Tours Group (RTG), will offer their Hop-On Hop-Off bus service for free to Wellingtonians and visitors alike from Queens Birthday Weekend through to the end of July.

Amalia Hall and Orchestra Wellington combine in first concerts since Covid-19

New Zealand’s leading international solo violinist is returning to StAndrew’s on the Terrace as soloist and director in an all Mozartseries with Orchestra Wellington in June.

Careful rescue earns first place for Surf Lifeguards - Surf Life Saving NZ

Volunteer Surf Lifeguards from Mount Maunganui are being praised for their involvement in the delicate and careful rescue of a jet skier who had suffered potentially life-changing injuries.

New Dry(ish) July challenge to raise funds for cancer patients

There’s no denying that 2020 has been a challenging year.