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Diversion tactics: Alternatives for Air NZ’s cut routes

Following cuts to Air New Zealand’s flight maps, Kiwi travellers may be left looking for other ways to get to some of their favourite holiday destinations.The national carrier announced plans to close some services after what it calls a “challenging…

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Why we love travelling around Aotearoa

Travel writers and friends wax lyrical on why we love travelling close to home.I’m often asked what’s the best place to which I’ve travelled. The answer, for a Kiwi travel editor who gets around a fair bit (current status: I’m…

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Travel deals of the week (+ be in to win)

Deal of the week: Set sail for the Norwegian fjordsCruise the Norwegian fjords on the Queen Mary 2 for a seven-night round trip from Southampton, England – a cruise package that starts at $2139pp, twin-share. Your accommodation is in a…

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Flight check: Auckland to Singapore with Singapore Airlines

Winston Aldworth flies aboard SQ286 from Auckland to Singapore.The plane: A 777-300ER. This plane first flew in July 2014, so it’s relatively new.Class: Premium Economy.Seats: This was more like an old-fashioned Business Class seat than Premium Economy — wide leather…

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New European marketing manager for Tourism New Zealand

Tourism New Zealand has appointed Dani Benjamin to the role of trade marketing manager for Europe, based in London.Benjamin will join the trade team in developing and implementing Tourism New Zealand’s trade marketing strategy in the UK and Germany.Prior to…

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