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Tuesday, 14 May 2013
FOOD 4:17PM
Hermitage Hotel team cooks to victory once again at Salon Culinaire competition AORAKI/MOUNT COOK — The Hermitage Hotel at Aoraki Mt Cook is once again celebrating culinary success with its award-winning chefs taking out first and third place at the Southern Light Salon Culinaire competition on Saturday (11 May 2013). By Southern Public Relations
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Monday, 13 May 2013
MOUNTAIN BIKING 10:09AM
Brook MacDonald 2013 The Search for Scree AORAKI/MOUNT COOK — New Zealand Downhill Mountain Bike Champion Brook MacDonald searches for some new and challenging scree. By Red Bull New Zealand
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Tuesday, 25 September 2012
FOOD 5:08PM
'What a pig' is a winner for Mt Cook AORAKI/MOUNT COOK — The wild and creative work of a chef based in remote Mt Cook has taken the title of National Champion at the prestigious Monteith’s Beer and Wild Food Challenge. By Southern Public Relations
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Thursday, 13 September 2012
FOOD 1:18AM
Mount Cook takes diners to new culinary heights AORAKI/MOUNT COOK — The kitchen team at the Mt Cook Backpacker Lodge Chamois Bar & Grill in Aoraki Mt Cook is enjoying the dizzy heights of culinary success after making the finals of a prestigious ‘wild food’ competition. By Southern Public Relations
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Thursday, 21 June 2012
NEWS 6:14PM
Climber lifted off Mt Sebastopol AORAKI/MOUNT COOK — A climber has been lifted off Mt Sebastopol, near Mt Cook, this afternoon after suffering moderate injuries in a fall.
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Wednesday, 13 June 2012
FOOD 5:21PM
Hermitage Hotel team cooks up a storm at Salon Culinaire competition AORAKI/MOUNT COOK — The Hermitage Hotel at Aoraki Mt Cook is celebrating the success of its award-winning chef brigade following the Southern Light Salon Culinaire competition last weekend.
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Monday, 11 June 2012
ENVIRONMENT 7:56AM
Dark Sky Reserve status major boost for tourism AORAKI/MOUNT COOK —   News the Mackenzie Basin has been designated an International Dark Sky Reserve is expected to bring stargazers from around the world to the region and significantly boost tourism in the area.
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Monday, 21 May 2012
SCIENCE 3:32PM
Aoraki Mount Cook the place to be for once in a lifetime stargazing event AORAKI/MOUNT COOK — Stargazers and visitors heading to Aoraki Mount Cook early next month will be in a great location to witness a spectacular once-in-a-lifetime astronomy event.
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Tuesday, 8 May 2012
ACCOMMODATION 11:32AM
Refurbishments add to appeal of iconic The Hermitage Hotel AORAKI/MOUNT COOK — World-renowned tourist destination The Hermitage Hotel at Aoraki Mount Cook has just completed a $2.5million refurbishment programme of two wings of the property, both of which enjoy stunning views of the region.
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Friday, 4 May 2012
TOURISM 4:03PM
Wedding couple get more than they bargained for at Aoraki Mount Cook AORAKI/MOUNT COOK — Everyone expects their wedding day to be memorable, but a Malaysian couple who celebrated their nuptials on Wednesday (May 2) at stunning Aoraki Mt Cook in New Zealand's South Island truly had a day they'll never forget.
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Tuesday, 1 May 2012
NEWS 4:21PM
Glacier Calving 'caps' off successful season at Aoraki Mount Cook National Park AORAKI/MOUNT COOK — An estimated five million ton iceberg ‘calving’ at Tasman Glacier Terminal Lake yesterday (April 30) has ensured sensational viewing for visitors for the rest of the season.
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Tuesday, 7 February 2012
DEATHS 1:14PM
Fatal Car Crash AORAKI/MOUNT COOK — At about 8.48am on 7/2/12 Police were advised of a fatal crash on Tasman Valley Road, Mt Cook.
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Tuesday, 31 January 2012
ENVIRONMENT 6:47PM
Massive Glacier Calving at Aoraki Mount Cook National Park AORAKI/MOUNT COOK — Guests aboard Glacier Explorers boats today (January 31) witnessed the result of a spectacular glacier calving at Tasman Glacier Terminal Lake that occurred around daybreak today – believed to be the largest since the Block and Basal* calving triggered by last February's Christchurch earthquake.
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Wednesday, 21 December 2011
ART 1:33AM
Art installation tells story of Tasman Glacier Terminal Lake AORAKI/MOUNT COOK — An Auckland fine arts student has highlighted the issue of global warming through an art installation on the Tasman Glacier Terminal Lake at Aoraki Mount Cook National Park.
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Wednesday, 14 December 2011
ADVERTISING 3:16PM
Simple but effective brand links Alps 2 Ocean with National Cycleway AORAKI/MOUNT COOK — The new Alps 2 Ocean Cycle Trail from Aoraki Mount Cook to the Oamaru coastline has developed a bold and easily recognisable brand to fulfil two objectives: first, to make it super easy for cyclists and walkers to find their way and second, to establish a brand and identity around the distinctive communities that surround the trail.
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Monday, 12 December 2011
ACCOMMODATION 6:39PM
New General Manager returns to The Hermitage Hotel AORAKI/MOUNT COOK — The lure of the stunning Aoraki Mount Cook region has seen new General Manager Nigel Harper return to The Hermitage Hotel after more than thirty years.
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Tuesday, 25 October 2011
ACCOMMODATION 5:34PM
Mt Cook Backpacker Lodge damaged AORAKI/MOUNT COOK — A favourite local and visitor meeting place at Aoraki Mt Cook has been badly damaged by a violent storm cell that hit the region last night.
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Thursday, 9 June 2011
TOURISM 8:03AM
Glacier Explorers closes after another record breaking season AORAKI/MOUNT COOK — Three historic and unprecedented glacial calvings, massive floating icebergs and many ‘blue ice’ sightings were all part of the most magnificent season in the 35 year history of the Tasman Glacier Terminal Lake, according to Aoraki Mount Cook Village Limited General Manager Tourism Denis Callesen.
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Thursday, 5 May 2011
TOURISM 7:31AM
Glacier Explorers not on ice for winter yet as expected AORAKI/MOUNT COOK — Glacier Explorers is set to stay open until at least Queens Birthday weekend in early June and maybe longer as the autumn season is dominated by stable weather and favourable market conditions.
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Friday, 15 April 2011
SEARCH AND RESCUE 8:34AM
The Helicopter Line scoops NZSAR certificate of achievement AORAKI/MOUNT COOK — Following their nomination by the NZ Police for search and rescue efforts in Aoraki Mount Cook National Park, The Helicopter Line has been awarded an NZSAR certificate of achievement.
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Wednesday, 23 February 2011
EARTHQUAKES 5:53PM
Glacier surge at Aoraki Mount Cook National Park AORAKI/MOUNT COOK — Yesterday's Christchurch earthquake triggered a spectacular glacier calving at Tasman Glacier Terminal Lake that is believed to be the largest freshwater Basal* calving in the world to be caught on camera.
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Tuesday, 22 February 2011
EARTHQUAKES 7:31PM
Earthquake causes Terminal Face Collapse at Aoraki Mount Cook National Park AORAKI/MOUNT COOK — Passengers aboard two Glacier Explorer boats encountered numerous waves of up to 3.5 metres as around 30 million tonnes of ice collapsed into the Tasman Glacier's Terminal Lake following today's major earthquake.
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