Mount Cook news. Top stories, business, entertainment, national, health, politics, science and technology, and sports news from Mount Cook on 21 July 2017.

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Shooting incident prompts lockdown
Otago Daily Times
A precautionary security lockdown of Timaru Hospital yesterday afternoon followed the admission on Sunday of a 26-year-old Oamaru man who had been shot in the thigh that day. Less than two hours after the first shooting, a shot had been fired at a ...

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 4 Jul 2017 

Roads reopen after snow falls cut access to some South Island towns
The Southland Times
Snow falls cut road access into Tekapo and Mt Cook causing two buses to slide into snow as a low pressure system over the Tasman Sea continued to spit out a tangle of fronts bringing rain and strong winds. Alex Gualt from holiday house company Discover ...
Heavy snow cuts off Tekapo and Mt CookNewshub

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 1 Jul 2017 

Otago Daily Times
Pair killed in Lake Tekapo crash named
Otago Daily Times
Police have released the names of the two people who died in crash near Lake Tekapo on Monday. Stephen John Hayden (46), from Australia, and Nigel Stuart Freeman (72), from Twizel died in a two-car crash on State Highway 8 between Hayman and ...

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 5 Jul 2017
Conservation board considers extending Aoraki/Mt Cook National Park boundary
DOC is looking to expand the Aoraki/Mt Cook National Park boundaries to include Godley and Tasman braided riverbeds. A move to extend Aoraki/Mt Cook National Park's boundary to include two "important" braided riverbeds has been given the thumbs up ...

 26 Apr 2017 

Timaru Herald
Renewed funding push for tourism-generating Aoraki/Mt Cook
Timaru Herald
There will be a push for more money to be spent in Aoraki/Mount Cook National Park as the conservation estate meets new tourism demands. But the need to seek more government cash for tourism in a conservation area has been criticised as a step away ...

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 14 May 2017 

Otago Daily Times
Pest plan targets wallabies
Otago Daily Times
Wallabies are becoming more of a concern in South Canterbury, Environment Canterbury (Ecan) team leader strategy and planning Chris Keeling says. But in Ecan's proposal for a new regional pest management plan, new "Good Neighbours rules", ...

 3 Jun 2017 

Otago Daily Times
Dunedin woman killed in Waimate crash
Otago Daily Times
Police have named a young Dunedin woman who died in a crash in South Canterbury on Monday. She was Rosie Ann Crozier, aged 21. Two other people were seriously injured following the two-vehicle crash on the Waimate Highway, at Morven, just after ...

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 6 Jun 2017 
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
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 

Timaru Herald
Making care quilts for the sick in Geraldine
Timaru Herald
Geraldine Patchwork and Crafts group members are making care quilts to give to people in the community suffering from health issues. From left, Denise Ellis, Kathleen Owens, Faye Wilson, Doreen Blair and junior quilt making trainee Josie D'Ath, 10.

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 18 Jan 2017 

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