Tourism case studies

These video stories from Northland show how tourism helps create job and business opportunities in New Zealand's regional communities.

Twin Coast Cycle Trail

We take a trip along the Twin Coast Cycle Trail, Pou Herenga Tai. The trail crosses Northland from the Bay of Islands to the Hokianga Harbour.

Twin Coast Cycle Trail — A new business in Kaikohe

We talk to Jack Poutsma who's building a new café and backpacker business in Kaikohe.

Twin Coast Cycle Trail — Paihia Mountain Bikes

We talk to new business owner Jonny Martin about his bike hire and shuttle service.

Tourism in Northland

We talk to Paul Davis from Northland Incorporated about the  positive effect tourism's having on the region's communities, businesses and local economy.

Tourism in Northland — Ngawha Springs Hot Pools

We talk to business owner Diane Ruawhare about the positive impact of tourism on local communities.

Tourism in Northland — Accountant, Jack Poutsma

We talk to Paihia accountant and entrepreneur Jack Poutsma about the positive impact of tourism on his local community.

Building tourism skills in Northland

We talk to Zivana Pomana who is studying a Diploma in Hospitality Management.