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Thursday, 27 October 2011
FOOD 9:50PM
Peppers Bluewater Resort Welcomes New Head Chef LAKE TEKAPO — Peppers Bluewater Resort in Tekapo welcomes a slice of Japanese culture and cuisine with the appointment of chef, Kazutomo Miyano to the resort’s signature restaurant, Rakinui.
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Tuesday, 12 July 2011
SKIING 3:22PM
Roundhill to open in wake of massive snow storm LAKE TEKAPO — Roundhill ski field in the Mount Cook Mackenzie region is to open this Wednesday (13 July) following a huge snow dump that has plastered the area with eighty centimetres of fresh snow over the past four days.
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Wednesday, 4 August 2010
ENVIRONMENT 10:28AM
Plans for world starlight heritage reserve in Mackenzie a step closer after Brasilia meeting LAKE TEKAPO — New Zealand is right on track to create one of the world's first world heritage starlight reserve above the South Island's Mackenzie country after a key meeting in Brasilia yesterday.
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Thursday, 3 June 2010
SKIING 7:03PM
New big mountain skiing experience gives Roundhill the edge LAKE TEKAPO — The world’s longest and steepest rope tow will open up access to some of the biggest terrain in Australasia at New Zealand’s Roundhill Ski Area this winter.
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Wednesday, 2 June 2010
TRAVEL 4:28PM
Upgraded slope makes tubing 'snow much fun' LAKE TEKAPO — Snow tubing at Alpine Springs will be bigger and faster this winter thanks to modifications to its state-of-the-art snow slope.
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Tuesday, 13 April 2010
NEWS 3:58PM
Iconic New Zealand landmark celebrates 75 year milestone LAKE TEKAPO — His Royal Highness The Duke of Gloucester[1] KG GCVO, will join generations of Mackenzie Country residents next month in celebrating the 75th Jubilee of one of New Zealand’s most famous landmarks - The Church of the Good Shepherd in Lake Tekapo.
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Wednesday, 17 March 2010
CONSERVATION 12:51PM
Pristine dark night sky will dove tail perfectly with NZ's 100 percent pure image LAKE TEKAPO — A world night sky reserve in the skies above Tekapo – Aoraki/Mt Cook will be fostered in the spirit of the 100 percent Pure New Zealand image, a driving force behind the night sky park said today.
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Wednesday, 24 February 2010
CONSERVATION 8:09AM
PM John Key gets behind the world heritage site project for Aoraki/Mt Cook - Tekapo LAKE TEKAPO — Prime minister John Key is backing the Aoraki/Mt Cook – Tekapo world starlight reserve proposal.
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Friday, 18 December 2009
NEWS 1:00PM
2010 - pivotal in seeking to secure world night sky reserve for New Zealand LAKE TEKAPO — Next year is pivotal to the success of New Zealand seeking a world heritage night sky reserve for Tekapo Aoraki-Mt Cook.
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Thursday, 12 November 2009
CONSERVATION 7:46AM
New Zealand confirmed as one of five world heritage night sky reserve sites to go to Rio meeting next year LAKE TEKAPO — New Zealand has been accepted as one of five world heritage night sky reserve sites for the UNESCO world heritage meeting in Rio de Janeiro next year.
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Tuesday, 10 November 2009
CONSERVATION 8:51AM
Process to set up world starlight reserves taking too long  Margaret Austin tells UNESCO conference in Spain LAKE TEKAPO — The process to recognise world starlight reserves, including the Tekapo-Aoraki/Mt Cook bid, is taking far too long, former Cabinet minister Margaret Austin told a UNESCO conference in Santa Cruz, the Canaries Islands, today.
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Thursday, 22 October 2009
MARINE 7:59PM
Tekapo Tragedy a Timely Reminder for Boaties LAKE TEKAPO — The boating incident at Lake Tekapo serves as a timely reminder for those intending to head out into the water this coming Labour Weekend.
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DEATHS 7:55PM
Tekapo names released LAKE TEKAPO — The names of the two Timaru men missing on Lake Tekapo have been released as Police attempt to recover their boat.
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SEARCH AND RESCUE 2:27PM
Man named at Tekapo LAKE TEKAPO — The body recovered this morning from Lake Tekapo has been identified as Alexander HAYWOOD aged 72 years of Pleasant Point.
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SEARCH AND RESCUE 11:55AM
One body recovered from Tekapo LAKE TEKAPO — The three men who are missing after going on a fishing trip are all from South Canterbury; two from Timaru and one from Pleasant Point, (this has now been clarified).
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SEARCH AND RESCUE 9:31AM
Three men missing at Tekapo LAKE TEKAPO — Police have just recovered the body of a man who with two companions had gone on a fishing trip yesterday.
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SEARCH AND RESCUE 8:06AM
Search on after submerged yacht found on Lake Tekapo LAKE TEKAPO —  At approximately 10.30pm last night (21/10/2009) a boat with three persons on board was reported missing on Lake Tekapo.
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Monday, 28 September 2009
NEWS 3:46PM
Kiwi discovered in outer space LAKE TEKAPO — An astrophotographer has discovered a kiwi in outer space from New Zealand’s internationally renowned Mt John Observatory.
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Friday, 10 July 2009
CONSERVATION 2:15PM
World night-sky reserve bid at Tekapo seeking government backing LAKE TEKAPO — The Tekapo and Mt Cook area bid for a world night-sky reserve is seeking government backing to support their project to help it gain UNESCO approval next year.
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Thursday, 2 July 2009
ART 9:31AM
Southern artists show high country flair LAKE TEKAPO — Recognising local artists and keeping art alive in the community are the drivers behind Lake Tekapo’s High Country Art Exhibition in July.
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Sunday, 7 June 2009
HORSE RACING 3:00PM
Kiwi will risk life and limb in worlds toughest horse race to provide homes for Mongolian kids LAKE TEKAPO — A New Zealander living in Perth who says he is not a good rider will hop on different horses to compete in the world's longest and toughest horse race, over 1000km across Mongolia later this year in the inaugural Mongol Derby.
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Tuesday, 7 April 2009
NEWS 8:55AM
Tekapo bid strengthens after release of UNESCO skylight reserve working party meeting report from the Canaries  Austin LAKE TEKAPO — New Zealand's world first starlight reserve bid - one of eight world-wide night heritage site bids - has taken a strong step forward after a UNESCO working party meeting in the Canaries, Spain, former Cabinet member Margaret Austin said today.
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