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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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Travel Agents

Helloworld continues network expansion

The ASX-listed agency giant has expanded its network once more, while Travel Weekly’s editor continues to expand his waistline thanks to a daily dose of Colonel Sanders’ finest.

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Travel Agents

Agent disappears after being ordered to pay back clients (and allegedly owing franchisor 40K)

This story has got a bit of a Catch Me If You Can aura about it, minus Leonardo DiCaprio and Tom Hanks.

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Cruise

New Zealand leads the world in cruise growth: CLIA

The land of the long white cloud is kicking some major cruise industry arse, according to newly released figures from CLIA.

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Road & Rail

Tourism

Kiwi rail journey provider closes outdoor carriages due to dangerous selfies

Passengers’ risky behaviour in search of the ultimate selfie has forced the closure of some iconic train viewing platforms.

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Wholesalers

“Our purpose is ever more clear”: G Adventures’ Bruce Poon Tip reflects on Christchurch massacre

Messages of support have been flowing in from around the world in the wake of the Christchurch shooting. Read the heartfelt letter from G Adventures founder Bruce Poon Tip here.

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