Viewing all entries for 'February 2011'
Cruise New Zealand chairman Craig Harris says that because the port of Lyttelton was badly damaged in this week’s Christchurch earthquake, some cruise ships are now being diverted to Akaroa.Read the full post
Environment Minister Nick Smith this week said the Environment Court would consider a “nationally significant” application to extend Queenstown Airport.Read the full post
Northland tourism operators are offering some great deals for the people in Christchurch. Following Air New Zealand’s $50 airfares from Christchurch to all domestic airports in
New Zealand, the regional tourism organisation Destination Northland has asked Northland tourism operators to come up with deals to offer to the people in Canterbury, and give them a chance to rest and recover in Northland. All R & R offers are being directed through the Whangarei and Bay of Island i-SITEs. Both have offered their services without charging their normal commission.
Our Christchurch community was devastated by Tuesday's earthquake and our thoughts are with all those directly affected by this tragedy. We are only thankful that the Ellerslie International Flower Show’s temporary infrastructure was able to be used as a shelter to assist some of those in need.Read the full post
Free wireless internet use and free car parking continues to be offered to travellers. A free shuttle is taking stranded passengers to the Burnside Welfare Centre half hourly from the Red Bus stop outside the international arrivals terminal.Read the full post
Christchurch International Airport will open for international flights at their revised scheduled times this afternoon. International check-in counters opened from midday. Some delays are expected.Read the full post
Christchurch International Airport is offering free parking and free internet use for travellers today.Read the full post