Mount Cook news. Top stories, business, entertainment, national, health, politics, science and technology, and sports news from Mount Cook on 29 May 2017.

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The Press
Killed Christchurch Port Hills fire pilot David Steven Askin thrived on crisis and pressure - SAS mate
The Press
Helicopter pilot David Steven Askin died after crashing in Christchurch's Port Hills while battling a blaze. "There were lots of those sorts of incidents. Dozens of them. For instance we were training for mountain warfare. We thought we would climb ...

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 17 Feb 2017
Decade-long legal battle over Mackenzie Basin land use enters final chapter
"Tourists come to see what's going on in the farmland as well as to look at Mount Cook and Lake Pukaki. "In the federation's view, landowners are proactive resource managers who rely on their property's natural and physical resources to undertake their ...

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 31 Jan 2017
Horse trailer converted into Christchurch home
Mementoes including Chris' father's black and white picture of Aoraki (Mount Cook),. JANE USSHER. Mementoes including Chris' father's black and white picture of Aoraki (Mount Cook), which Chris climbed last year, and an old porthole sit on the kitchen ...

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 6 Feb 2017
Find New Zealand's best views in Mount Cook National Park
A helicopter had just dropped me at Plateau Hut, a remote back country hut at 2200 metres in New Zealand's famous Aoraki/Mount Cook National Park. That guilt left once I had a good look around. Snow, mountains, glaciers and Mount Cook up close – and I ...

 22 Nov 2016 
Tramper dies in fall near Arthur's Pass
New Zealand Herald
A team from DOC's Mount Cook Alpine Cliff Rescue reached the accident site this morning, stabilised the victim and brought him out on a Helicopter Line machine. Senior sergeant Antony Callon said the man had fallen off an alpine glacier. "The man fell ...

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 2 Dec 2016 

Timaru Herald
Outlaws favourites to round up Cowboys in Aoraki league final
Timaru Herald
The Duncan McGregor Cup will be up for grabs in the first ever Aoraki Rugby League grand final. Timaru Outlaws captain Allen Akurangi, left, and Darryn Bolt of the Country Cowboys are both keen to get their hands on it. The Timaru Outlaws start ...

 22 Sep 2016 
'Seriously cold' weekend for South Canterbury
Timaru Herald
Aoraki Mount Cook School principal Jean Allison said it was very rare for the school to close due to snow. There was a "good covering" of snow and the children were out playing, she said. Twizel Area School principal Bill Feasey said the school was ...

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 5 Aug 2016 

The Press
Half a million visitors to Aoraki/Mount Cook tipped as tourism records tumble
The Press
More than half a million international visitors may be visiting Aoraki/Mt Cook National Park each year, new estimates suggest. Department of Conservation (DOC) technical advisor Dr Jeff Dalley said there had been significant growth in tourism to the park.

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 31 Jul 2016 

The Press
From the Christchurch Art Gallery's Collection: Charles Blomfield, Head of the Waimakariri 7/2/91
The Press
Continuing our series looking at works in the Christchurch Art Gallery collection, curator Peter Vangioni looks at an example of a famous Auckland artist's South Island summer adventure. The Auckland artist Charles Blomfield (1848-1926) is renowned for ...

 25 Aug 2016
Aoraki Mt Cook National Park hotel site touted with last full view of the mountain
Old Mountaineers Cafe owners Charlie and Mary Hobbs are selling a concession for a hotel and spa development. A Canterbury couple who fought a government agency for 20 years for consent to build hotel accommodation within easy reach of Aoraki Mt ...

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 9 Feb 2016 

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