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Oct 02 2019
Skydive Franz INFLITE First CarboNZero Certified Nationwide Aviation Tourism Operator in NZ

Kiwi aviation tourism company, INFLITE has become the first nationwide New Zealand aviation tourism operator to become officially certified CarboNZero as part of its operational commitment across the company to mitigate its carbon footprint.

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Sep 26 2019
kiwi 2019 The World’s Rarest Kiwi – First Hatch

The hatching season for the world’s rarest kiwi is off to a very encouraging start in Franz Josef today with the arrival of the 1st kiwi chick of the breeding season at 1:40am this morning.

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Sep 09 2019
Skydive Fox Glacier Inflite expands and acquires Skydive Fox Glacier

INFLITE, one of New Zealand’s leading aviation tourism companies, has continued its expansion in the adventure tourism market with the acquisition of Skydive Fox Glacier.

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Sep 03 2019
Come Through For The West Coast.jpg Development West Coast - Tourism nominated in 2019 New Zealand Tourism Awards

Development West Coast - Tourism has been nominated for an award in this year's New Zealand Tourism Awards.

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Aug 30 2019
Richard-Benton.JPG Benton steps aside after successful tourism transition

Richard Benton has stepped down as Chair of the Tourism West Coast Board following the appointment of Development West Coast's new Tourism Strategy Group.

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Aug 26 2019
Joshua Walker, Hokitika Sandwich Company 1.jpg Hokitika eatery crowned Great New Zealand Toastie Takeover winner

The West Coast is officially home to the country’s best toastie, with the Hokitika Sandwich Company winning the inaugural Great New Zealand Toastie Takeover competition.

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