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The return to tourism strewn with pitfalls for the Pacific

Vax and vacation? Regina Scheyvens and Apisalome Movono explain why this Pacific Island vacation will always mean ‘traveler beware’. Pacific island countries are betting big on immunization as a strategy to resume tourism by Christmas and bring much-needed relief to their struggling economies. For much of the Pacific, tourism has long been the goose that […]

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Artistic scene: September 30 | Otago Daily Times News Online

“Dark Sounds”, Pauline Bellamy (Pea Sea Art) The deep waters of Fiordland have been an inspiration to many artists, and they are a frequent subject for Otago Peninsula artist Pauline Bellamy. Drawing inspiration from a midwinter visit to the Doubtful Sound / Patea wilderness, the artist has created a series of paintings and prints that […]