Island tour

CARES Act money is keeping this major island travel company afloat

The pandemic has sunk businesses by land, air and sea. For Jeff Leicher, owner and managing partner of Jack’s Diving Locker, a snorkeling, scuba diving and tourism business in Kailua-Kona on the Big Island whose business has been thriving since 1981 in the latter category, that meant that he had to get creative to keep […]

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White Island Tour Guide Survivor Thanks All Her Hospital Supporters

Kelsey Waghorn posted a heartfelt message from her hospital bed. Photo / Provided A tour guide seriously injured in the Whakaari/White Island eruption has spoken out for the first time, praising the medical staff who “literally saved my life”. Kelsey Waghorn, a marine scientist, survived the tragedy but suffered burns to the full thickness of […]

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Memorial Service for White Island Tour Guide Hayden Marshall-Inman

Focus: The faces of people confirmed to have died during or after the Whakaari / White Island eruption. Video / Katee Shanks Hundreds of people flocked to Whakatāne Baptist Church to celebrate the life of White Island tour guide Hayden Marshall-Inman. The crowd was encouraged to don the jerseys of their favorite sports teams. Many […]

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Finn Johansson and Jazmine Mary North Island Tour – The Wine Cellar, Auckland

Finn Johansson and Jazmine Mary are going on a tour of the North Island. Jazmine Mary is a Dream Folk artist based in Parau. Visceral and haunting.Licking a tangerine.Its surreal rose-tinted sounds will allow you to be transported to a bold, watery place.Mary recently embarked on an Australian tour with shows in Melbourne, Hobart and […]

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Bic Runga set to embark on a North Island tour

Bic Runga shares his life story this year ahead of his upcoming North Island tour. Photo / Provided “Turns out life is pretty short.” It’s the feeling that New Zealand singer Bic Runga has taken away from her isolation and the lesson she holds close as she embarks on her journey. Visit to the North […]