GOOD Awaits: The Regenerative Tourism New Zealand Podcast

Mou Waho Island

Sharing conversations and stories of those who imagine a better way forward, the GOOD Awaits podcast will be a platform of collective discovery about regenerative tourism in NZ. Co-hosts Debbie Clarke and Josie Major are setting out on a journey to discover what regenerative tourism looks like in Aotearoa New Zealand.  Tourism has suffered tremendously through the global pandemic, and … Read More

GOOD Awaits: New Zealand Awaits Partners with GOOD Travel

Native Bush

A new partnership committed to regenerative and sustainable travel! In September 2020, Debbie Clarke, Founder and Owner of New Zealand Awaits, teamed up with Josie Major and Eliza Raymond from GOOD Travel to collaborate in a 48 hour Tourism Design Challenge. The focus of the team, co-led by Debbie and Josie, explored how to define and measure regenerative travel. This … Read More

Examining Travel on Earth Day during COVID-19

It’s Earth Day today in New Zealand, and I’m reflecting on how my actions as a tour operator directly contribute to the imminent climate threat we’re all facing. I have time now, ‘thanks’ to COVID-19. It’s uncomfortable to sit with these thoughts, and to own my role in what is undeniably the greatest threat to humanity. So far I’ve no … Read More