The Hermitage

Trade & Media

Welcome to the Trade & Media section.  This is a resource area designed to be a one stop shop for travel and media professionals researching Aoraki Mt Cook Alpine Village, NZ.  In this section you will find the latest media releases, images, product, brand and destinational information.

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  • Kaikoura Earthquake

    Press Releases

    The earthquake that happened in the early hours of Monday Morning 14th November, has not affected the Aoraki Mt Cook National Park. The Hermitage Hotel, Mt Cook Lodge & Motels and all our activity operators are all unaffected & operating as usual.

    Kaikoura Earthquake Monday 14th November 2016( pdf 187159kb )
  • Spectacular 'calving' on Tasman Glacier Terminal Lake

    Press Releases

    An impressive ‘calving’ event on the front face of New Zealand’s Tasman Glacier has created a buzz in Mt Cook with large new icebergs now floating and slowly drifting around the Tasman Glacier Terminal Lake.

    Spectacular calving on Tasman Glacier Terminal Lake ( pdf 130899kb )
  • Glacier Explorers Open for 2013 Summer Season

    Press Releases

    Access to New Zealand’s stunning Tasman Glacier is once again possible as iconic tourism operator Glacier Explorers opens for summer business this week taking the first guests on their once-in-a-lifetime boat trip.

    Media release from Glacier Explorers 16 Sept 2013( pdf 120201kb )
  • Hermitage Hotel team cooks to victory once again

    Press Releases

    The Hermitage Hotel at Aoraki Mt Cook is once again celebrating culinary success with its award-winning chefs taking out first and third place at the Southern Light Salon Culinaire competition.

    Media release from The Hermitage Hotel 13 May 2013( pdf 104855kb )
  • 'Largest ever' iceberg

    Press Releases

    A major 'calving' event on the front face of New Zealand's Tasman Glacier has created the largest-ever iceberg seen on the Tasman Glacier Terminal Lake.

    Tasman Glacier Calving Feb2013( pdf 28152kb )
  • Hermitage Hotel team cooks up a storm at Salon Culinaire competition

    Press Releases

    The Hermitage Hotel at Aoraki Mt Cook is celebrating the success of its award-winning chef brigade following the Southern Light Salon Culinaire competition.

    ( pdf 169744kb )
  • Massive Glacier Calving at Aoraki Mount Cook

    Press Releases

    Guests aboard Glacier Explorers boats on 31 January 2012 witnessed the result of a spectacular glacier calving at Tasman Glacier Terminal Lake that occurred around daybreak today.

    Tasman Glacier Ice Calving Jan 2012( pdf 43903kb )
  • SEEnic tour at Aoraki Mt Cook gives back sight

    Press Releases

    An Australian woman got far more than she bargained for last Saturday (1 October 2011) when an Argo tour of Mt Cook’s Tasman Valley, delivered much more than the promised adventure in a majestic environment.

    Press Release from 5 October 2011( pdf 27131kb )
  • Glacier Explorers closes after another record breaking season

    Press Releases

    Three historic and unprecedented glacial calvings, massive floating icebergs and many ‘blue ice’ sightings were all part of the most magnificent season in the 35 year history of the Tasman Glacier Terminal Lake, according to Aoraki Mount Cook Village Limited General Manager Tourism Denis Callesen.

    ( pdf 95323kb )
  • Glacier surge at Aoraki Mount Cook National Park

    Press Releases

    Yesterday’s Christchurch earthquake triggered a spectacular glacier calving at Tasman Glacier Terminal Lake that is believed to be the largest freshwater Basal* calving in the world to be caught on camera

    Glacier surge at Aoraki Mount Cook National Park( pdf 40890kb )