Welcome return of tourists

The announcement regarding the reopening of New Zealand’s borders in April and May is a breath of fresh air after a tough couple of years for the tourism industry. At Bush and Beach we are looking forward to welcoming overseas visitors back. There was a recent article in the NZ Herald where our Managing Director […]

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Bus and Coach Association Article

  Ben was recently interviewed for an article by the NZ Bus and Coach Association about how tourism businesses have had to pivot to stay afloat – you can read the full article here.  

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Muriwai gannet colony going from strength to strength

The gannet colony at Muriwai this year seems to be going from strength to strength. We have been seeing a good number of chicks on our tours and all of the usual nesting areas are being used. There have been chicks at the colony for a few months now but there are still some very […]

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Bush and Beach join Trip Advisor Hall of Fame

We are proud to say that after achieving the Trip Advisor Certificate of Excellence every year for the past five years, we have qualified for the Trip Advisor Certificate of Excellence Hall of Fame. We’d like to thank all of the people who have travelled with us over the years on our small group tours and […]

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Bush and Beach achieve Qualmark Gold Sustainable Tourism Business Award

Bush and Beach are proud to have achieved the Qualmark Gold Sustainable Tourism Business Award. We have worked hard on all aspects of the business and this award recognises that. Qualmark assess companies covering all aspects of the business including environmental standards, visitor experience, health and safety and team culture to name a few – you can see […]

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Pest control at Piha

Pest control and tourism

For over 30 years, Bush and Beach have been bringing international and local visitors out to Piha and the Waitakere Ranges; running nature tours and introducing them to the wonderful landscape and nature. As we all know, when you go for a walk in the bush these days the birdlife is often few and far […]

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