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Monday, 30 July 2012
TOURISM 1:24PM
The business of working with Mother Nature FRANZ JOSEF — The importance of business working co-operatively and supporting tourism on the South Island's Wild and rugged West Coast has been highlighted by changes to Franz Josef Glacier and a new glacier experience.
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Thursday, 28 June 2012
TOURISM 1:01PM
Glacier changes deliver new opportunity for leading New Zealand tourism operator FRANZ JOSEF — Dealing with the constant changes of a glacier is all in a day's work for tourism company Franz Josef Glacier Guides.
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Tuesday, 29 May 2012
TRANSPORT 12:05AM
Repairs for highway bridge in south Westland FRANZ JOSEF — The NZ Transport Agency says it will work hard to minimise delays for the motorists when it carries out repairs to Friends Creek Bridge No 3 on State Highway 6 between Whataro and Franz Josef later this week.
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Tuesday, 24 January 2012
DEATHS 7:39PM
German tourist dies at Franz Joseph FRANZ JOSEF — A 58 year old man from Germany collapsed while taking part in a guided walk at the Franz Josef Glacier valley basin about midday today.
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Monday, 12 December 2011
DEATHS 2:05PM
Waiho River victims named FRANZ JOSEF — Police are now able to release the names of the two tourists who tragically died in the Waiho River at Franz Josef on 9/12/2011.
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Saturday, 10 December 2011
DEATHS 9:36PM
2 Tourists die at Franz Josef FRANZ JOSEF — At approximately 9:30 pm on Friday the 9th December 2011 four tourists were on a walk near Franz Josef Glacier.
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Tuesday, 11 October 2011
ACCOMMODATION 9:08AM
Five-Star Gold for Te Waonui Forest Retreat FRANZ JOSEF — Te Waonui Forest Retreat in Franz Josef Glacier is proud to announce renewed accreditation to the Qualmark Five-Star standard with a Gold Enviro award.
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Monday, 20 June 2011
TRANSPORT 2:13PM
Key Westland Bridge about to get a lift FRANZ JOSEF — The NZ Transport Agency (NZTA) says the raising of the Waiho River Bailey Bridge on State Highway 6 (SH6) near Franz Josef Glacier is on target to start early next week.
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Wednesday, 8 December 2010
DEATHS 8:50AM
Police recover body from Franz Joseph Glacier FRANZ JOSEF — Police yesterday recovered the body of a man from the Franz Joseph Glacier.
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Tuesday, 7 December 2010
POLICE 2:18PM
South Korean tourist missing in Franz Josef FRANZ JOSEF — Franz Josef Police hold concerns for the wellbeing of a South Korean tourist, missing in Franz Josef.
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Tuesday, 26 October 2010
SEARCH AND RESCUE 7:18AM
Search and Rescue scaled back FRANZ JOSEF — The Search & Rescue operation at Okarito for Mr.
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Monday, 25 October 2010
SEARCH AND RESCUE 10:39AM
Search and Rescue continues- Okarito, South Westland FRANZ JOSEF — A Search & Rescue operation will resume for a missing white bait fisherman this morning at Okarito River Mouth north of Franz Josef.
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Monday, 14 June 2010
DEATHS 7:27PM
Tourist named - Franz Joseph FRANZ JOSEF — At about 1.30 pm on the 12th of June 2010, an Australian male tourist died on Franz Joseph Glacier South Westland.
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Sunday, 13 June 2010
DEATHS 1:34PM
Australian tourist named FRANZ JOSEF — At about 1.30 pm on the 12th of June 2010, a 38 year old Australian male tourist died as a result of a fall on Franz Joseph Glacier South Westland.
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DEATHS 8:43AM
Franz Joseph Glacier FRANZ JOSEF — At about 1.30 pm yesterday the 12th of June 2010, a 38 year old Australian male tourist died as a result of a fall on Franz Joseph Glacier South Westland.
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Thursday, 20 May 2010
CONSERVATION 1:56PM
Road Death of a Fantastic Father FRANZ JOSEF — Cee Cee, one of the best-known rowi kiwi, was found dead on the side of Ökärito Road on May 13.
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Monday, 29 March 2010
TOURISM 7:56PM
Tourism forum hailed a "success" by operator FRANZ JOSEF — Tourism investment, mining, freedom camping and recreation activities versus commercial were among issues raised at the Totally Tourism West Coast Tourism Forum held at Franz Josef on Saturday (March 27).
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Sunday, 28 March 2010
CONSERVATION 5:20PM
Westland National Park turns 50 FRANZ JOSEF — Minister of Conservation Kate Wilkinson kicked off Westland Tai Poutini National Park's 50th anniversary celebrations today in Franz Josef and officially opened the newly sealed glacier roads.
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Monday, 11 January 2010
TRAVEL 5:27PM
West Coast's Franz Josef Glacier Showing no Decline in Visitor Numbers for Summer FRANZ JOSEF — According to Franz Josef accommodation providers, the recession has failed to have a negative impact on their visitor stay numbers, especially as they head into the busy summer season.
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Monday, 26 October 2009
POLICE 11:30AM
Franz Josef police have busy weekend FRANZ JOSEF — On the 25th of October 2009 at about 1am, Franz Josef Police attempted to stop a vehicle at Jacobs River near Bruce Bay.
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Friday, 16 October 2009
SEARCH AND RESCUE 2:51PM
Tourist rescued near Franz Josef Glacier FRANZ JOSEF — A Search & Rescue operation was launched at approximately 7.30pm on the 15th of October 2009 at Franz Josef after a tourist fell over a bluff in the Alex Knob area near the Franz Josef Glacier.
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Tuesday, 15 April 2008
SEARCH AND RESCUE 9:30AM
Franz Josef Glacier - Climber rescued FRANZ JOSEF — On the 13th April 2008 at approximately 8.00am a search & rescue operation was commenced for an overdue climber in the Franz Josef Glacier area.
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