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Back on Track – Milford, Routeburn Great Walks to Reopen This Summer
Fiordland, News
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Fiordland, News
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Back on Track – Milford, Routeburn Great Walks to Reopen This Summer

News Desk - Aug 03, 2020

Get your tramping boots ready – bookings for Fiordland’s Milford and Routeburn Great Walks will open on 18 and 19 August respectively. The Department of Conservation (DOC)…

Milford Businesses Fear For The Future After A Series Of Calamities
Fiordland, New Zealand
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Fiordland, New Zealand
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Milford Businesses Fear For The Future After A Series Of Calamities

News Desk - Aug 01, 2020

Close to one million people visited Milford Sound last year, but that's slowed from a torrent to a trickle as borders have closed. But Covid-19 is just…

Fiordland Faces 40 Percent Unemployment After Storms, Covid-19
Covid-19, Fiordland
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Covid-19, Fiordland
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Fiordland Faces 40 Percent Unemployment After Storms, Covid-19

News Desk - Jul 29, 2020

Fiordland is facing up to 40 percent unemployment, with many tourism business saying they're unsure about their future. This year the region has been hit by severe…

Tarras Site Eyed Up For New Airport – No, It’s Not April Fools Day
Business, Central Otago
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Business, Central Otago
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Tarras Site Eyed Up For New Airport – No, It’s Not April Fools Day

News Desk - Jul 22, 2020

Tarras - a small farming settlement in Central Otago - is being eyed up as a possible location for a new airport.   The current concept idea…

Homer Tunnel Project All Go – $25m Funding Approved From Provincial Growth Fund
Fiordland, News
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Fiordland, News
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Homer Tunnel Project All Go – $25m Funding Approved From Provincial Growth Fund

Malcolm Gayfer - Jul 17, 2020

A Government investment of $25 million will create 180 jobs and improve the safety and resilience of the Homer Tunnel on the crucial State Highway 94 (The…

Air NZ Financial Update – Not A Rosy Picture
Business, News
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Business, News
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Air NZ Financial Update – Not A Rosy Picture

Malcolm Gayfer - Jun 18, 2020

Air New Zealand has told the NZ sharemarket that it expects an underlying loss of up to $120 million for the financial year to 30 June. Air…

‘Not enough cash in the bank’ for refunds – Air NZ boss
Business, Covid-19
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Business, Covid-19
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‘Not enough cash in the bank’ for refunds – Air NZ boss

News Desk - Jun 06, 2020

Air New Zealand is losing $5 million a day and is bracing for potentially more job losses saying it needs to slash $150 million more from its…

Great South Welcomes The Return Of Air New Zealand Jet Service Back To Invercargill
News, Southland
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News, Southland
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Great South Welcomes The Return Of Air New Zealand Jet Service Back To Invercargill

News Desk - Jun 05, 2020

Today has been a great day for the Southland region! Following the Government’s announcement of the national Tourism Recovery Package and support for Regional Tourism Organisations, Air…

Take a Fly-Through The Invercargill Central Inner-City Redevelopment
Community, News
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Community, News
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Take a Fly-Through The Invercargill Central Inner-City Redevelopment

Mike Sanford - May 23, 2020

Take a fly-through the Invercargill Central inner-city redevelopment planned for the city block of Esk, Tay and Dee, Kelvin streets. Demolition of the old buildings started early 2020.…

Invercargill Airport To Lose Air Traffic Control Service
News, Tourism
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News, Tourism
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Invercargill Airport To Lose Air Traffic Control Service

News Desk - May 20, 2020

We are disappointed that Airways have decided to close the Air Traffic Control Tower at Invercargill Airport Invercargill general manager Nigel Finnerty. We do not support the…