Underwater Drawcard

Wellington is adding shipwreck diving to its list of harbour-side activities, with the scuttling of a decommissioned NZ Navy frigate off Tapa Te Rangu Island. The F69 frigate is currently moored at Taranaki Wharf and will be sunk on November 12, creating an artificial reef. “The F69 reef will add an exciting new dimension to our tourism inventory, and will offer a new destination to the international dive market,” says Chris Lamers, General Marketing Manager for Positively Wellington Tourism.


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The New York Times Sends the World to Northland

The New York Times Sends the World to Northland

In Northland, “cultural lessons await, as do hot springs where visitors can recharge body and soul,” according to Daniel Scheffler writing for The New York Times. The region is included in…