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Timaru Herald
Temporary walkway proposed to reduce jaywalkers in Tekapo
Timaru Herald
He said "currently there are issues with pedestrian flows around Tekapo especially between Peppers Bluewater hotel and the new Four Square supermarket". "Pedestrians are currently choosing not to use the walkway for varying reasons and jaywalking ...

 22 Nov 2017 

Stuff.co.nz
Lake snow clogging up water screens at Tekapo dam
Stuff.co.nz
Lake snow, a plant with the consistency of thick green sludge, has been blamed for clogging up part of the infrastructure at the Tekapo A hydroelectric power station. On Tuesday, Genesis Energy group manager corporate relations Emma-Kate Greer said the ...

 14 Nov 2017 

Stuff.co.nz
Man clocked speeding at 'completely unacceptable' 181kmh near Tekapo
Stuff.co.nz
Constable Brad Morton, of Tekapo, said he stopped a 20-year-old man from Christchurch driving at 181kmh in a 100kmh area on State Highway 8 between Tekapo and Twizel, near the Tekapo Canal, at 9.15am on Saturday. "It is the fastest speed I've seen ...

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 13 Nov 2017 

Stuff.co.nz
Disaster responder welcomes project to keep Tekapo's lights on when weather hits
Stuff.co.nz
A Tekapo emergency responder says a project to keep the lights on during freak weather could make a huge difference to the town. Later this month, Alpine Energy will do a test of how it can keep the power on when the town is cut off from the national ...

 13 Nov 2017 

Radio New Zealand
Lasers to be used to better understand lake snot
Radio New Zealand
First discovered at Lake Wanaka ten years ago, the alga has spread to Lake Wakatipu on the shores of Queenstown and as far north as the previously pristine Lake Tekapo, clogging filters used for household water supplies and electricity generation.


Timaru Herald
Mackenzie residents wake to snow in 'typical New Zealand spring'
Timaru Herald
Mt Cook recorded 43mm, Pukaki Airport had 22.8mm and Tekapo had 11.7mm. Adams said Moeraki and Timaru recorded the third and fourth highest wind gusts overnight in the Canterbury behind Le Bons Bay and the Sugarloaf tower in Christchurch.

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 8 Nov 2017 

Timaru Herald
Malaysian student drove at 181kmh to get girlfriend to audition
Timaru Herald
According to the police summary of facts, Chan was driving on State Highway 8 near Tekapo on November 11, when he was clocked by police at 181kmh. When he was stopped, Chan said he had been driving his girlfriend to an audition in Christchurch.

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 21 Nov 2017 

The Press
Foodstuffs invests in new South Island supermarkets
The Press
Davidson said Foodstuffs South Island was creating 115 new jobs with all of its southern refurbishments and new stores. A new 973sqm Four Square Tekapo store which opened in June 2017 cost $3.4m and employs 15 people. "It is four times bigger than the ...

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 22 Nov 2017 

Timaru Herald
A lasting tribute to historic Hydro Grand Hotel in Timaru
Timaru Herald
Elsen has also made models of the Landing Service Building and Custom House in Timaru along with the Church of The Good Shepherd in Tekapo. South Canterbury Museum director Philip Howe said Elsen's donation was a "timely reminder of the former ...

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