Tourism By thesamwidge Aug 20, 1897 Thermal Pools Late 1800 and people started coming to NZ to heal themselvesin the thermal mineral waters and go fishing in fresh water Lakes and Rivers. Apr 30, 1935 Early Tourism Early tourism as we know it.This is pretty old fashioned and then it was almost the only way to see things without walking. Jan 1, 1938 Tourist Record 1938/39 21,762 tourists arrive in NZ a new Record!!!! Mar 3, 1997 Skytower The Auckland Skyower was a BIG STEP in Tourism for NZ as it attracted Aug 20, 2009 Beach Modern day tourists and all of the locals will probally chose to spend their summer like this. Jan 1, 2010 Jetpacks The next generation for tourists. Jetpacks will soon probably take over from other ways of sightseeing. Touring countries on a Jetpack would be awesome!!!!!!