Media Coverage

NRDA Tourism offers assistance to media from around the world and within New Zealand, which results in hundreds of stories published in a wide variety of media.

We handle more than 50 media enquiries from international markets per annum and twenty files from domestic and conference media. 

Media hosting and outcomes is measured in EAV (equivalent advertising value). Hosting media produces one of the most siginficant return on investment outcomes in terms of advertising value the company undertakes. Files NRDA Tourism host can take between 6-12 months to receive a result and outcome. 

Please find below a list of results from NRDA Tourism and industry hosting of media publications since 1 July 2014.

Recent online coverage


March 2017 - MTB News, Germany featuring MTB in the Nelson region

January 2017 - Spartacus, Germany - featuring Te Puna Wai, Grand Mercure Nelson Monaco, Wilsons Abel Tasman

August 2016 - CAA  Magazine, Canada - Tour on Two Wheels featuring Tasman's Great Taste Trail

June 2016 - NZ Herald "Nelson: Winter is perfect for light festival" featuring Wilsons Abel Tasman, WOW Museum, Wheelie Fantastic

June 2016 - NZ Herald "Nelson: Glam Tramping in the Abel Tasman" featuring Wilsons Abel Tasman 

June 2016 - Concrete Playground Online, Australia - featuring the best of what Nelson Tasman has to offer..

May 2016 - Broadsheet online, Australia - featuring Hopgoods, Nelson Market, Mahana Estates, Grand Mercure Monaco Resort and Nelson surrounds

April 2016 - Smarter Travel, USA - "6 Surprising Reasons to Visit NZ" featuring Abel Tasman Kayaks

April 2016 - Smarter Travel, USA - "7 Secret Places on the South Island" featuring the Ruby Coast

April 2016 - Smarter Travel, USA - "6 NZ Adventures Anyone Can Do" featuring Wheelie Fantastic and Abel Tasman Kayaks

March 2016 - Smarter Travel, USA -  "How to do NZ's South Island in 2 weeks " featuring Peppers Awaroa, Abel Tasman Kayaks and Wheelie Fantastic

March 2016 - Pilot Madeleine online Germany   - featuring WOW Museum, the Boat Shed Café and the Abel Tasman National Park

March 2016 - "Travel and Leisure" online, Australia/New Zealand featuring Mahana Villa

February 2016 - Concrete Playground online, Australia - featuring Boat Shed Café, Happy Valley Adventures and Devilles Cafe

January 2016 - The Guardian Online, UK, "Top 10 Beach Hotels and B&Bs on New Zealand's South Island"

December 2015 - Online, Germany featuring Jens Hansen and Abel Tasman Kayak

December 2015 -  "Spice News (online) - Australia" Air NZ Wine Awards

November 2015 -  Geo Saison , Germany featuring Abel Tasman Kayaks, the Fat Tui and Abel Tasman Marahau Lodge

October 2015 - "Kangaroo Tours - Brazil", Travel Blog

August 2015 - "Travel | Scene Insight – Nelson, New Zealand", Enduro MTB magazine

July 2015 - "Nelson: Appetite for Adventure", NZ Herald, NZ

April 2015 - "SUPing all over New Zealand - Nelson ", Smorgasboarder, Australia

April 2015 - "Gliking Around New Zealand’s Great Taste Trail", Flight Centre Online, Australia 

Dec 2014 - "NZ's Middle-earth behind the scenes of the Hobbit", Lonely Planet, USA

Nov 2014 - "Hobbit travel locations in NZ", Yahoo Travel, UK

Oct 2014 - “111 Days to go - Nelson, New Zealand”, IIFL, India

Oct 2014 - "Nelson/Tasman: Taste the top o' the south", New Zealand Herald, NZ

June 2014 - "Seeing the Light",, NZ

June 2014 - "10 Reasons to Visit Nelson",, NZ

May 2014 - "By the Bay", Hindu Business Line, India