Mount Cook news. Top stories, business, entertainment, national, health, politics, science and technology, and sports news from Mount Cook on 23 September 2017.

Mount Cook News

Tasty bait balls used to poison wallabies
New Zealand Herald
ECan has a 900,000ha containment area for wallabies, but they have become established in Mount Cook, south of the Waitaki River, and on the Benmore range. There have been sightings as far afield as Marlborough and individuals destroyed in Naseby ...

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 15 Sep 2017 

Rural News Group
Not just a pest on the rugby field
Rural News Group
Bright green peanut butter baits are being laid in an area of the Mackenzie District for the third year running to try to suppress an isolated population of wallabies adjacent to the Mount Cook National Park. Although reckoned only a few dozen, they ...

 8 Sep 2017 
'Seriously cold' weekend for South Canterbury
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
Christmas lights shine brightly in South Canterbury
Brosnahan expected more people would come to see the display as Christmas neared. The church will also hold a Christmas Day service at 10am. South Canterbury Christmas lights. Fairlie Pinewood Motels, 25 Mount Cook Rd. Geraldine 101 McKenzie St.

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 22 Dec 2015
A cottage hideaway up the Hakataramea Valley
Early in January he and Jan had retreated to the cottage but he had to rush away to film a rescue attempt on Aoraki Mount Cook and then he was hanging out of a helicopter filming big fires around Twizel. They don't have many friends in the valley even ...

 22 Mar 2015 
NZ police investigate Lake Tekapo crash involving Australian driver
Townsville Bulletin
The highway is the main tourist link between Christchurch and Queenstown and the collision occurred in the foothills of New Zealand's highest peak, Mount Cook. Police have not disclosed who was driving either of the vehicles involved in the crash.

 10 Jul 2017 

The Press
Destructive gales across South Island
The Press
Other highways affected by the gales included SH 80 Mount Cook, SH 79 Fairlie to Geraldine, SH 8 Fairlie to Twizel, SH 73 Springfield to Arthurs Pass, SH1 Dunsandel to Christchurch, SH 7 Waipara to Springs Junction (Lewis Pass), and SH87 Kyeburn to ...

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 4 Oct 2015
Aoraki Mount Cook National Park
At the epicentre of all of this beauty is the Aoraki / Mount Cook National Park. Named after the tallest mountain in New Zealand's Southern Alps at 3,724m, there's an abundance of photographic opportunity both within the park and in surrounding regions.

 15 Jan 2016 

Snow co (blog)
Winter underway in Mackenzie Country
Snow co (blog)
The Mount Cook Mackenzie Country is home to some of the country's most majestic scenery and is the ideal destination for your winter holiday whether you are looking for a romantic getaway or a fun family holiday with the kids - there's something for ...

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 6 Jul 2011 

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'Blue ice' iceberg experience wows visitors to Aoraki Mount Cook National Park
Snow co (blog)
A sighting of 'blue ice' at the base of a massive iceberg that rolled over in the Tasman Glacier Terminal Lake yesterday (Thursday January 13) has been captured in a series of stunning images. Photographers have just two hours to capture images of the ...

 15 Jan 2011 

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