Mount Cook news. Top stories, business, entertainment, national, health, politics, science and technology, and sports news from Mount Cook on 23 February 2018.

Mount Cook News
South Canterbury councils look to clean-up after ex-tropical Cyclone Gita
Fairlie resident Judy Christopher said a property she leases on Mount Cook Rd, between Tekapo and Fairlie, was unreachable due to flooding. "We can't get in and out of the property." Christopher said she has lived in the area for 30 years, and had ...

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 21 Feb 2018
Aoraki/Mt Cook resident confronts visitor toileting alongside driveway
Image taken by a Mt Cook resident of a tourist caught toileting alongside his driveway. An Aoraki/Mt Cook resident fed up with visitors toileting wherever they please has confronted a man he caught doing his business on the side of his driveway. The ...

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 16 Feb 2018
Canterbury high country could get snow
A heavy rain warning is in place for Westland and Fiordland and this could spill over into the Canterbury High Country. Snow could fall to high levels in the High Country on Tuesday and Wednesday. The Canterbury high country could get snow next week ...

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 16 Feb 2018
How Tekapo became a global village
Stunning scenic flights with a range of routes including glacier landings and views of the Mackenzie Basin and Mount Cook National Park. * Tekapo Springs. Pools, spa, star-gazing, slides – and in winter there's an ice-skating ...

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 12 Feb 2018
Nearly seven years on, thousands of Christchurch earthquake insurance claims remain
Brent and Karen Price's insurance company's continued stalling has forced them to lodge a claim with the High Court quake list. Insurance experts think there could still be outstanding Christchurch earthquake claims in 2019. MICHAEL HAYWARD meets some ...

 10 Feb 2018
One dead after serious crash involving motorcycle in Burwood, Christchurch
The crash happened on Queen Elizabeth II drive, shortly after 9.15pm on Friday. (File photo). A motorcyclist is dead following a collision with a car in Christchurch - the fourth death involving a motorcycle in Canterbury already this year. Emergency ...

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 9 Feb 2018 

Timaru Herald
Aoraki/Mt Cook National Park visitor numbers up, and it's been causing quite a stink
Timaru Herald
Aoraki/Mt Cook National Park operations manager Brent Swanson said DOC are always evaluating facilities, including parking. Aoraki/Mt Cook National Park's visitor numbers have seen a massive increase, and it's been causing a bit of a stink. With ...

 8 Feb 2018
Hermitage Aoraki/Mt Cook: Rooms with a spectacular view
The Southern Alps have been forming for 45 million years and Maori named the tallest peak "cloud piercer". In 1884 the Hermitage was built within what would become Aoraki/Mount Cook National Park. Fires and floods destroyed that hotel, and the next one ...

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 7 Feb 2018 

Timaru Herald
Hot weather at Mt Cook sees visitor growth and increased revenue over summer
Timaru Herald
Hot, dry weather has increased visitor numbers over the summer season at Aoraki/Mt Cook National Park, resulting in a 45 per cent increase in revenue, a park manager says. Department of Conservation (DOC) Aoraki/Mt Cook operations manager Brent Swanson ...

 12 Jan 2018
Kaikōura locals 'frothing' for State Highway 1 to reopen north of town
The earthquake-smashed State Highway 1 north of Kaikōura reopened on December 15 after a massive rebuild project. After a year, a month and a day, the South Island will be able to use one of its most crucial roads from Friday afternoon. State Highway 1 ...

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 14 Dec 2017 

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