- The Online Guide to Travel.

Newsfeed For - National

About Travel Notes Budget Travel City Guides Countries Feedback Travel Photos Travel Videos Travel Writing

Search The Web Add Travel URL - Submit a Travel Article - Travel Blogs - Travel Gram - Travel Tweeps - Travel Writers - Writers Guidelines.
Travel Notes: Travel-Write: Travel News: Latest

Travel Writers - Writing About Travel

Bookmark this page to have the latest updates in your favourites. - National

Website thumbnails provided by BitPixels

Latest National headlines from

Government staying quiet on chief executives Fergus Gammie and Stephen Barclay:

December 10th, 2018

The Government has pulled down the shutters over issues around two public sector chief executives, refusing to answer questions about their current circumstances.NZ Transport Agency chief executive Fergus Gammie issued a statement...

Plan ahead for disruptions: No trains for several hours on Wednesday as union members meet:

December 10th, 2018

Aucklanders taking the train to work on Wednesday should get in early, with no trains running between 9.30am and 2pm.Auckland Transport passenger train services will not run between these hours due to a scheduled Rail and Maritime...

Prime Minister rejects National's claim of $700,000 a day spending on reviews:

December 10th, 2018

Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern has flatly denied National's claim the Government is spending $700,000 of taxpayers' funds a day on inquiries."I say they are wrong. I said they were wrong the first time they said it as well," Ardern...

Police name man who died after falling from bike near Matata in Bay of Plenty:

December 10th, 2018

Police have named the man who died on Mimiha Rd, Matata, on Saturday afternoon.He was John Lickfold, 52, of Rotorua.Police said on Saturday they were called to an incident at 1.30pm after a man fell off a bike and suffered a cardiac...

The Front Page podcast: Grace Millane murder accused fights to keep identity secret:

December 10th, 2018

Each weekday The Front Page keeps you up to date with the biggest news in New Zealand. Today it's the first court appearance for the man accused of murdering British backpacker Grace Millane, the plan for candlelight vigils around...

Vehicle at centre of Grace Millane investigation hired out again after alleged killer drove it:

December 10th, 2018

The vehicle at the centre of the Grace Millane murder investigation was located in Taupo but not driven there by her alleged killer, it has been revealed.Police said the car was found in Taupo, however, the alleged killer only hired...

New Zealand Transport Agency boss Fergus Gammie resigns as review into vehicle warrants continues:

December 10th, 2018

NZ Transport Agency chief executive Fergus Gammie has tendered his resignation, which has been accepted by the board.Gammie has been under fire since it was revealed that the NZTA had not been carrying out its regulatory function...

Patients turned away: No beds left at Te Kuiti Hospital:

December 10th, 2018

Te Kuiti Hospital is at capacity and is turning patients away.The hospital's 12 beds are all full and any patients that need to be admitted to hospital are being transferred to Waikato Hospital instead.Waikato District Health...

PM Jacinda Ardern chokes up about Grace Millane death: 'On behalf of all NZers, I'm sorry':

December 10th, 2018

Choking back tears, Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern has taken the unusual step of apologising to the family of murdered British traveller Grace Millane on behalf of all New Zealand.Millane had been travelling around New Zealand as...

'Our prayers have been answered': Te Puke crash victim Hollie Snell expected to make full recovery:

December 10th, 2018

There is a long road ahead but a miraculous full recovery is expected for young crash victim Hollie Snell. The 16-year-old was involved in a two-car fatal crash on November 18. She suffered head injuries so severe her family was...

Tourists wary following killing of British backpacker Grace Millane:

December 10th, 2018

The death of British backpacker Grace Millane has rocked tourists travelling in New Zealand.Tourists staying at Base Backpackers Hostel in central Auckland, where 22-year-old Millane had been staying, told the Herald of the sorrow...

Murdered man's character smeared: Family:

December 10th, 2018

The family of a man murdered in Invercargill say it has been "extremely difficult" having to listen to the manner in which his character has been portrayed. Brayden Whiting-Roff and Christopher Brown were today sentenced to life...

Grace Millane's death sends shock waves around the world:

December 10th, 2018

The tragic death of British backpacker Grace Millane has sent shock waves throughout New Zealand and the UK.From the moment Millane went missing through to today's court appearance where a man appeared facing a murder charge, it...

Christchurch homicide victim named by police:

December 10th, 2018

Christchurch Police have named the man who died in hospital as a result of his injuries over the weekend as Shayne George Heappey.The 25-year-old was admitted to Christchurch Hospital around 11pm on Saturday and later died of his...

Government to reduce ACC work levies for businesses and self-employed:

December 10th, 2018

The Government will reduce the ACC work levy paid by business and the self-employed, saving businesses $100 million over the next two years, Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern and ACC Minister Iain Lees-Galloway have announced.It will...

Man accused of murdering Grace Millane 'estranged' from family:

December 10th, 2018

The man accused of murdering British backpacker Grace Millane comes from a broken home and is estranged from his family.The 26-year-old appeared in Auckland District Court after the discovery of Millane's body yesterday in the Waitakere...

PM addresses media following Cabinet meeting:

December 10th, 2018

Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern said the death of Grace Millane was a tragedy, and could not imagine the grief of her family, including the father David who was in the country.She said there was an overwhelming sense of shame that...

Emergency services attend roof fire at Callaghan Innovation in Lower Hutt:

December 10th, 2018

Emergency services are at the Callaghan Innovation building in Lower Hutt battling a "significant" fire in the roof.A Fire and Emergency shift manager said firefighters were at the scene on Gracefield Rd battling the blaze. DO...

David Cormack: Poorness charges interest:

December 10th, 2018

Comment by David Cormack I bang on a bit. I can be very repetitive. But I feel like I need to repeat my main points many times. And my main point, the one that has been an undercurrent through a lot of my columns is how expensive...

Grace Millane killing: Operation Gourami police still have 'hell of a lot' of work to do:

December 10th, 2018

Grace Millane's body has been recovered and a man charged with her murder - but police still have months of hard work ahead of them in their pursuit of justice for the slain tourist. The alleged killer appeared in court today as...

Meta-Travel Blogging - Top Travel Blogs - Travel Notes Directory.

Join Travel Notes on Facebook If you find Travel Notes useful, please take a moment to like us on Facebook and share with your friends on social media.

Travel Notes Meta Search:  

Michel - Travel Writer, Photographer and Internet PublisherSearch Meta-Travel
Meta-TravelFacebookTwitterGplusInstagramLinkedInvideo channel

Travel Social Media.

Custom Travel Search

Travel Writers and Travel Writing

How to be a Travel Writer (Lonely Planet) Nomadic Gatherings - Travels in Asia and Australia

Travel Writers - Travel Writing.

Michel's Nomadic Gatherings is Available Online Meta-Travel Association

Meta-Travel - Travel and Tourism Association

Add URL to Travel Notes Travel and Tourism Websites and Blogs
Add Your Travel Blog.

Car Hire Cruises Flights Hostels Hotels RTW Tours Vacations Weather Web Reservations
Travel Notes: Travel-Write: Travel News: - National - Travel Apps