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Island Hopping: Kāpiti Island – going back in time

The Herald discovers the secrets of the best New Zealand islands to visit this summer. Today: Kāpiti IslandA visitor to Kāpiti Island recently described it as “Zealandia on speed”.“Kāpiti Island offers a glimpse into the way Aotearoa was 150 years…

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Air New Zealand world’s second safest airline 2019

In spite of Boeing taking roasting over the 737 MAX safety issues following a high-profile passenger jet crash in Ethiopia, 2019 was one of the safest years for air travel on record.According to Dutch consulting firm To70 last year commercial…

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Embraer delivers first E190-E2 plane to Air Kiribati

Air Kiribati has received its first E190-E2 jet.Embraer announced the contract with the government of Kiribati, in partnership with its national airline, in December 2018.The airline ordered two E190-E2s and has purchase rights for two more.“Aviation is critical for any…

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Pop-up Harry Potter bar comes to Auckland

We’re taking a look back at some of our favourite articles from the past yearSomething wicked this way comes!A branch of wizarding Harry-Potter themed bars is opening its first location in New Zealand.Next year a magical pop-up bar will ‘apparate’…

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No one ‘will want this’ at Xmas

Kiwis can help smooth the way for overseas visitors faced with new border security rule. Thousands of overseas visitors face disruption to their Christmas holiday plans if they’re not prepared for New Zealand’s new travel rules, immigration authorities are warning.Nick…

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Tourism Fiji appoints Country Manager for India Market

Tourism Fiji announced the appointment of its new Country Manager for India, Sunil Menon.In his previous role, Menon championed strategic planning, sales, marketing and enhancements across Tourism Boards, DMC’s in Greece, Jordan, Vietnam, Kenya, Australia and New Zealand, Hotel chains…

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