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All tourism businesses that display the Qualmark have undergone a rigorous on-site assessment, identifying them as professional and trustworthy. Qualmark also assesses tourism businesses on environmental and social criteria. Qualmark is New Zealand tourism’s official mark of quality.

To find out how your business can benefit from being Qualmark® accredited, go to, email or call 0800 782 562.

Key to accommodation star grades

*/* Plus Acceptable. Meets customers’ minimum requirements.
**/** Plus Good. Exceeds minimum quality requirements.
***/*** Plus Very good. Good to very good quality facilities and services.
****/**** Plus Excellent. Consistently achieves high quality levels.
***** Exceptional. Among the best available in New Zealand.
Exclusive Outstanding. The very best available in New Zealand.
Applied for The property is undergoing assessment.

Activity, transport and service

Endorsed Meets or exceeds tourism quality standards.

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