Monday, 30 April 2012
New Zealand's top thermal resort plus romance, top cuisine and boutique shopping: all at magical Hanmer Springs HANMER SPRINGS
— Shut your eyes.
Tuesday, 27 September 2011
Deans laments departure of injured Palu HANMER SPRINGS
— Australia number 8 Wycliff Palu says he knew his Rugby World Cup was over as he limped from the field in the bruising victory over USA on Friday.
Monday, 26 September 2011
Pocock lifts Wallabies' spirits HANMER SPRINGS
— Australia fans finally received some good news on Monday, with flanker David Pocock declaring himself ready to return to action this week.
Sunday, 25 September 2011
Wallabies looking to spring back HANMER SPRINGS
— Australia coach Robbie Deans had a majestic view of snow-capped mountains rising above dense forest and thermal springs from his hotel window on Sunday morning.
Thursday, 5 May 2011
Adventure Company in Court After Bungy Accident HANMER SPRINGS
— A Hanmer bungy jump operator was today ordered to pay $40,000 in fines and reparations after an Australian tourist was seriously injured while bungy jumping in May last year.
Monday, 6 December 2010
Native trees return homegrown look to Hanmer Springs HANMER SPRINGS
— The woodlands around Hanmer Springs will take on a distinctly Kiwi feel thanks to a native tree replanting programme bringing New Zealand flora back to the area.
Monday, 22 November 2010
Queeen Mary celebrates new lease of life HANMER SPRINGS
— The handing over of a set of keys today marked the end of a seven year campaign to retain part of the former Queen Mary hospital at Hanmer Springs in public ownership.
Monday, 18 October 2010
Ticket Giveaway To Celebrate What's New This Summer HANMER SPRINGS
— Hanmer Springs Thermal Pools & Spa is giving away 20,000 free passes to celebrate what’s new this summer in Hanmer Springs.
Monday, 23 August 2010
Queen Mary now in Council hands HANMER SPRINGS
— The historic Queen Mary Hospital site in Hanmer Springs has now been formally vested with the Hurunui District Council.
Wednesday, 7 April 2010
Million Dollar Revamp of Hanmer Town Centre To Begin HANMER SPRINGS
— The Hurunui District Council today accepted close on two million dollars worth of tenders to upgrade the Hanmer town centre.
Saturday, 13 February 2010
Crash - SH7, Lewis Pass Road, Tekoa Range HANMER SPRINGS
— Yesterday at approximately 11:35 a.m.
Thursday, 4 February 2010
Complex Experiences Record Month HANMER SPRINGS
— The recent summer holiday season has seen Hanmer Springs Thermal Pools & Spa experience the busiest month on record.
Friday, 21 August 2009
All bases covered: whales, wine, hot pools and romantic luxury in a tiny slice of paradise HANMER SPRINGS
— Shut your eyes. Imagine lazing in an outdoor hot tub with someone. The sun is setting over picture postcard snow-capped mountains. Not a sound can be heard but the occasional bird chirp.
Thursday, 23 April 2009
English Talks The Talk - Doesn't Walk The Walk HANMER SPRINGS
— ACT New Zealand Finance Spokesman Sir Roger Douglas today urged Finance Minister Bill English to stop simply paying lip service to New Zealand's economic problems and start focussing on developing real solutions for the good of the country.
Saturday, 24 January 2009
Extreme fire risk closes walking tracks HANMER SPRINGS
— Several public walkways, car parks and access roads to the DoC and Matariki Forests in Hanmer Springs are now closed to the public due to extreme fire danger conditions.
Saturday, 18 October 2008
Serious injury crash/accident near Hamner HANMER SPRINGS
— Police, Fire and Ambulance services from Hamner are in attendance at a serious injury crash/accident on State highway 7 (Lewis Pass Road) at mackintosh Flat approx 10 km north of the Hamner Turn off.
Monday, 29 September 2008
Revolutionary Website to Clothe the Downsized HANMER SPRINGS
— This weeks launch of a revolutionary website strives to solve an age-old problem faced by dieters.
Sunday, 13 April 2008
ADVENTURE RACING 2:42PM
Powered by Velvet wins Fairydown Southern Traverse HANMER SPRINGS
— The Fairydown Southern Traverse at Hanmer Springs has been won by the experienced North Island based Powered by Velvet team, just over two hours ahead of their closest rivals, Icebreaker R & R Sport
As the winning team Powered by Velvet has gained an entry into the prestigious Adventure Racing World Championships in Brazil in August.
Saturday, 12 April 2008
ADVENTURE RACING 1:32PM
New players put presure on field HANMER SPRINGS
— The two man team, Currie Brothers, proved that fresh legs have an advantage when they led the trekking stage in the Mt Garfield area through the night and arrived on target, neck and neck with Powered by Velvet on the kayaking leg.
ADVENTURE RACING 8:05AM
Competition heats up amongst Traverse leaders HANMER SPRINGS
— The heat was turned up at the front of the field in the second stage of the Fairydown Southern Traverse in Hanmer today [Friday] with Powered by Velvet crossing the finish line just seven minutes ahead of Icebreaker R & R Sport after a gruelling 35km trek.
Friday, 11 April 2008
ADVENTURE RACING 3:28PM
Fairydown Southern Traverse underway in Hanmer region HANMER SPRINGS
— Teams in the 2008 Fairydown Southern Traverse set off from the centre of Hanmer at 9.00am this morning to undertake the challenging 199km course which will finish on Sunday.
Wednesday, 2 April 2008
MOUNTAIN RUNNING 6:25PM
North vs South challenge promoted at Fairydown Southern Traverse HANMER SPRINGS
— The 2008 Fairydown Southern Traverse at Hanmer Springs (April 11,12,13) is being billed as a North and South Island challenge with strong teams emerging from throughout New Zealand.