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Destinations

White Island/Whakaari tragedy: Missing victims may never be found

by Christian Fleetwood

New Zealand police have conceded the chances of finding the two missing victims of the White Island eruption are slim.

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Cruise

Passenger slams Royal Caribbean’s handling of White Island tragedy, as death toll continues to climb

by Ali Coulton

Passengers onboard the Royal Caribbean cruise have expressed their disapproval with the way the cruise line handled the tragic event, with one going as far as calling Ovation fo the Seas a “prison ship”.

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Destinations

White Island update: Seven Australians dead, critically injured return home

As devastating news continues to emerge, questions are being asked around why tourists were allowed to venture onto “one of the world’s most active volcanos”.

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Cruise

White Island update: death toll rises, Ovation of the seas leaves port

More people have now been confirmed dead and eight are missing in the aftermath of a devastating volcanic eruption on New Zealand’s White Island. 

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Cruise

“No survivors”: Royal Caribbean passengers feared dead after New Zealand volcanic eruption

by Ali Coulton

Multiple Australian travellers are feared dead after one of the world’s most active volcanos erupted in New Zealand during a cruise ship shore excursion.

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Destinations

Two Australian travellers killed in rental car crash in New Zealand

by Christian Fleetwood

Two Australian women have tragically lost their lives in a head-on collision in New Zealand, shortly after arriving in the country.

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Two Australian tourists killed climbing New Zealand’s The Remarkables

by Christian Fleetwood

Two Australian men have tragically died climbing The Remarkables in New Zealand, after falling from the mountain range while tied together.

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Technology

Vox Group sets up shop in New Zealand

Vox Group employees have been seen wearing All Blacks jerseys and calling eskies “chilly bins” on the back of this news.

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Destinations

Keep it local: 5 experiences you can only find in Australia and New Zealand

by Sponsored by Inspiring Journeys

Suggesting a holiday in our corner of the world will give your client a renewed sense of place and appreciation for the unique spot we call home.

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Aviation

“We have given it a real go”: Jetstar to axe regional New Zealand services

Jetstar’s CEO said the proposal to withdraw was based on the operation continuing to be loss-making combined with higher costs and a softening of the regional travel market.

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Destinations

TV news show replaces New Zealand with a map of Japan

In more evidence that practically every child slept through Year Nine geography comes this momentous blunder.

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Tourism

23-year-old charged with shooting Aussie tourist in New Zealand

A Victorian man was shot while he slept in a rented campervan next to his fiancée in a small New Zealand surfing town.

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