Tourists wary following killing of British backpacker Grace Millane
The death of British backpacker Grace Millane has rocked tourists travelling in New Zealand.Tourists staying at Base Backpackers Hostel in central Auckland, where 22-year-old Millane had been staying, told the Herald of the sorrow...

Source: nzherald.co.nz - Tourism & Leisure Industries | 10 Dec 2018 | 1:24 am

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Duke of Marlborough's $12m, nine-year revamp completed
A nine-year, $12 million revamp of an iconic Northland hotel was finally completed on Saturday when Deputy Prime Minister Winston Peters opened a new wing at the Duke of Marlborough in Russell. The final stage of the upgrade included...

Source: nzherald.co.nz - Tourism & Leisure Industries | 9 Dec 2018 | 1:00 pm

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Tim Hazledine: Taxing tourists makes perfect economic sense now
COMMENT: Since when is a border tax on an export industry a good idea, asked Brian Fallow in the Herald last Friday.I can answer that. March 4, 1985. That's the day the NZ dollar was freely floated on the foreign exchange market....

Source: nzherald.co.nz - Tourism & Leisure Industries | 6 Dec 2018 | 12:00 pm

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Bushy Park keeps growing under new custodian as homestead upgrades near completion
It's all about the little things you can do to make a place feel like home, says Dale Pullen, the latest custodian to take on the Bushy Park Homestead.Pullen has hung every picture on the right hook and placed every piece of furniture...

Source: nzherald.co.nz - Tourism & Leisure Industries | 5 Dec 2018 | 11:31 pm

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Korea's surreal monument to cheese: Imsil Cheese Theme Park
It's up there with the cream of South Korea's tourist attractions - the Imsil Cheese Theme Park in North Jeolla Province.Possibly the only dairy-themed park in the world, Imsil is set in 32 acres of pasture in buildings shaped like...

Source: nzherald.co.nz - Tourism & Leisure Industries | 4 Dec 2018 | 10:14 pm

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