A successful collaboration between three Queenstown organisations – Ziptrek Ecotours, headlight and lululemon Queenstown – saw locals tune into their wellbeing and reconnect with nature in a Guided Mindfulness x Ziplining Experience on Bob’s Peak.
GO Rentals is thrilled to be the first Rental Car company in New Zealand to offer a fleet of the new Tesla Model Y.
A bare section of reserve land along Lake Wānaka is almost unrecognisable now with a forest of tall native trees and shrubs showcasing what a purposeful native habitat restoration initiative can achieve.
A targeted programme to improve the mental wellbeing of Whakatipu school children is taking off thanks to an unique community-business partnership and funding from Te Hau Toka Southern Lakes Wellbeing Group.
GCH Aviation’s Garden City Helicopters and the Akaroa Craft Distillery launch the first Christchurch to Akaroa Heli Gin Experience.
Tāhuna Queenstown’s iconic red Shotover Jet is going green, with the unveiling of a world first electric jet boat designed solely for tourism.
Mike Henderson from Craft Beer Tours NZ joined the WellingtonNZ Sustainable Tourism Capability Project in June of 2021. His business conducts brewery tours across the Wellington Region and now incorporates sustainability into all aspects of his business.
The East by West Ferry joined the Wellington Tourism Capability Programme in 2021. With the introduction of their new electric ferry service imminent, the ferry company turned to look at other areas of impact:
A feasibility study is under way to investigate whether the TSS Earnslaw can become carbon neutral or carbon zero whilst conserving her proud heritage.
RealNZ Cruise-for-a-Cause has raised almost $30,000 to help schoolchildren continue to learn about their natural heritage at sought-after school camp.
Ziptrek Ecotours and the Southern Wellbeing Trust have partnered with other likeminded local small businesses to launch #WellbeingForWhakatipu.
KiwiRail’s $350m loan facility to finance the purchase of two new Interislander ferries has become the first shipping loan in the world to be certified by the Climate Bond Initiative.
Over the last few months, DQ has been reviewing and enriching the Accessible Queenstown online resource on queenstownNZ.nz for visitors with access needs.
Air New Zealand’s journey to net-zero has reached another significant milestone with the airline and MBIE joining forces to bring Sustainable Aviation Fuel one step closer to becoming a reality.
The first fully electric, high speed passenger ferry in the southern hemisphere was officially launched today in Wellington, where the locally built vessel will sail commuters across Te Whanganui-a-Tara.
You can now tour the South Island of New Zealand in a Tesla and support tourism businesses leading the way in sustainability along your journey.
Queenstown-based Altitude Tours has been named the Top Wine Experience in the world by travel website Tripadvisor.
People with disabilities travelling through Queenstown Airport can now do so a little easier thanks to the introduction of the Hidden Disabilities Sunflower Scheme.
Ziptrek Ecotours began their native tree-planting project on Bob’s Peak 11 years ago. Since then, the eco-tour operator has planted over 5000 native trees and scrubs.
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