Akaroa — Webby retains series lead in State ocean swim races. by John Velvin Akoroa Saturday 23rd feb Charlotte Webby retained the overall series lead in the 2013 state ocean racing series by coming second to Australia's Melissa Gorman the two time Olympian and world champion 2009 and currently ranked no 2 in Australia over 10 km.
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Akaroa — The State La Grande Swim, an ocean swimming event, takes place in Akaroa on Saturday 23 February 2013 and Christchurch residents are encouraged to go to Akaroa for the weekend, take time to enjoy the unique French-heritage community, the market, food and craft stalls.
Christchurch City Council
Akaroa — Christchurch City Council has approved the relocation of the Akaroa Wastewater Treatment Plant.
Akaroa — Akaroa harbour becomes the chosen destination for cruise ships visiting Canterbury this coming season in a change that will bring significant economic benefits to the picturesque Banks Peninsula township and surrounding area.
Akaroa — Banks Peninsula tourism operator Black Cat Cruises will have a passenger from its first cruise when the company celebrates 25 years in business tomorrow on Akaroa Harbour.
Akaroa — For The Minister of Conservation to decline an application for a marine reserve because it conflicted with fishing is akin to claiming that the government shouldn’t create national parks because they conflict with the interests of mining.
Akaroa — A significant slip, consisting of mud and pine trees, has closed the Christchurch-Akaroa Road (State Highway 75) about 1 km south of the Banks Peninsula village of Little River and isn't expected to be cleared or re-opened again until Monday morning some time.
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