Our Stories

He aha te mea nui o tea ao? He tangata, he tangata, he tangata (Maori proverb) What is the most important thing in the world? It is people, it is people, it is people. Hear the inspiring back-stories from some of our local operators.


  • Waikato River Explorer

    From humble beginnings – The Waikato River Explorer

    Deciding to put a boat with charter cruise capability onto the Waikato River would strike many as a bout of madness, but for kiwi-couple Darren and Vanessa Mills it was all part of the dream.
  • A Palatable Passion

    A Palatable Passion

    Hamilton’s very own Palate Restaurant is a locally owned ‘hidden-gem’ finding the spotlight recently.