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    The Perfect Job

    Chantal Mackle has the best job in the world. “I make people’s dreams come true,” says Chantal, who takes tourists from all over the world to swim with or view the dolphins at Kaikoura.

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    Master and commander

    “My ultimate goal is to become an airline captain,” says Chris Cooper who having just gained his commercial pilot’s licence at age 18 is climbing to the top and will soon train as a flight instructor.

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    A Piece of Cake?

    Every year for the past 10 years, they have practiced their recipes over and over, packed up the gear and gone to the big smoke to win gold in the national cooking championships. And every year they’ve come home empty-handed. Until now.

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    The Holiday to Remember

    “We’re not selling accommodation. We are selling memories,” says Raglan Kopua Holiday Park Manager Rob Clark who, with his wife, has built an iconic haven and a highly successful business.

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    A topdressing firm with its feet on the ground

    Flying through rugged country, fast and low feels like adventure tourism for Chris Smith, Engineering Manager at Ravensdown Aerowork. The glamorous, thrilling side of topdressing is also the ultimate picture of his team’s hard work on the ground to keep the daredevils airborne.

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    Building on a great tourism tradition

    The Pink and White Terraces, often referred to as the 8th wonder of the world, were the start of New Zealand’s vital tourism industry. It’s where famous principal guide Sophia Hinerangi enthralled visitors.

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    Hotel Happiness

    If you really want to know what makes a hotel successful, ask the people who are right on the frontline when it comes to customer service – housekeeping. It’s the perfect place to get your career in hospitality up and running, and you’ll earn as you learn from the day you start!

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    New Rising Star Celebrated at Hotel Industry Awards

    Sam Swaffield was named the new ServiceIQ Hotel Industry Outstanding Young Executive of the Year.

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    Going Bush

    An iconic New Zealand business successful for around 53 years offering the ultimate Kiwi family holiday complete with beautiful location, cosy cabins, flying fox, stunning river for swimming and heaps more. You wouldn’t think that Quinney’s Bush Camp has much more to learn about outstanding visitor experience. Just take a look at the glowing online reviews from guests young and old.

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    Striding ahead!

    Anna Bellamy has won Ziera Shoes’ ‘Manager of the Year’ for a second time. It’s a fantastic result. But it’s the store’s great numbers and satisfied customers that give the retail star a regular lift.

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