Drivesafe.org.nz Tourist Advice Site Launches in New Zealand

  At long last a driving information site has launched in New Zealand, aimed specifically at tourists. Drivesafe.org.nz is a tentative initiative to reduce the horrendous accident and fatality rates suffered by foreign tourists in New Zealand, but pulls its punches. The site should be read in conjunction with travel warnings that some governments are making about…

Australian Honeymooners Lose It All In NZ

Tourists have again fallen victim to crime in New Zealand. We’re saddened to learn of the two Australian honeymooners whose wedding dress, suit and rings were stolen near the Milford road, South Island. The advice to not leave valuables in vehicles simply isn’t given to visitors, many of whom believe the myth that New Zealand…

Australians Latest Victims Of Tourist Crime In New Zealand

Following on from our post Tourists Continue To Be Targets For Criminals In New Zealand on 2 December, we’re appalled to hear the news that more tourists have been targetted by New Zealand’s bogan criminals. New Zealand has one of the OECD’s most rapidly widening gaps between rich and poor, unfortuantely crime against tourists is just one manifestation…