Tekapo news. Top stories, business, entertainment, national, health, politics, science and technology, and sports news from Tekapo on 24 May 2018.
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Otago Daily Times
Hotel design may be revised again
Otago Daily Times
Tekapo businessman Anthony Tosswill yesterday indicated he would consider another round of design changes, just days after unveiling a revised plan for the building. He blamed media coverage of the new look for turning the public against the project ...


Daily Telegraph
Call for plaque to remember a Maroubra shipwreck
Daily Telegraph
On May 16, 1899, the steam ship Tekapo left Sydney Harbour under Captain Herbert Sams to travel to Port Kembla to take on coal for New Zealand. It never made it past Maroubra, where it struck the southern end of the beach during a thick fog. While most ...

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 20 May 2018 

Stuff.co.nz
Undercover cops arrest fugitive in Tekapo
Stuff.co.nz
Green featured on the Police Ten 7 television show in February, when police warned he was considered dangerous and not to be approached. and Sergeant Greg Sutherland, of Timaru, said Tekapo police were tipped off by a member of the public and three ...

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 17 May 2018 

Timaru Herald
Tekapo YHA to be 'among the biggest' in New Zealand
Timaru Herald
Construction of a $9 million state-of-the-art backpacker accommodation complex in Tekapo is on track for completion by November. The Youth Hostel Association New Zealand (YHA) is building the complex on Tekapo's lakefrontt. It will include a mix of ...

 15 May 2018 

Stuff.co.nz
Mackenzie visitor number pressures increase
Stuff.co.nz
"It's about taking some pressure off Tekapo and the Mackenzie, and also about extending the experience," Barentine said. "Right now, the number of tourists going through Tekapo is taxing to the infrastructure." Barentine suggested that having other ...

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 9 May 2018 

Timaru Herald
Pitcairn Island resident in Tekapo to study stargazing
Timaru Herald
A woman from Pitcairn Island is in Tekapo to explore the possibility of turning the remote island into an international dark sky reserve. The Mackenzie Basin was declared the Southern Hemisphere's only International Dark Sky Reserve in 2012. It is one ...

 9 May 2018 

Stuff.co.nz
Mackenzie Country residents feel tourists put ahead of residents
Stuff.co.nz
"Permanent residents in Tekapo are now outnumbered by rental homes. "I do think Tekapo people feel they have been ignored. "It's the tourists that need to be flexible, not us so much." Fairlie resident Bruce Anderson noted the growth in the district is ...

 4 May 2018 

Stuff.co.nz
Nutty roaster shares tasty delights with passing tourists in Tekapo
Stuff.co.nz
Meet William Beauchamp - aka Tony Chestnut - who is sharing his brand of nuttiness with Tekapo. Beauchamp has just received the thumbs up from the Tekapo Community Board and the Mackenzie District Council and been signed off to roast and ...

 4 May 2018 

Stuff.co.nz
Marble shop manager jailed for selling marble benchtops on the side
Stuff.co.nz
Richards had a previous fraud conviction, after stealing from his former employers in Tekapo in 2010. He was a cashier at a service station and would void eftpos card transactions and take money from the till. He took about $45,000 in total, but never ...

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 1 May 2018 

Timaru Herald
Scientists say there's a small chance a tsunami could be created in the Mackenzie Basin
Timaru Herald
Further tsunami research modelling has been carried out by National Institute of Water and Atmospheric Research (Niwa) scientists on the Tekapo lake bed. The research was discussed at a recent Tekapo Community Board (TCB) meeting. Environment ...

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 27 Apr 2018 

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