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Timaru Herald
Luxury Tekapo hotel step closer to build as resource consent granted
Timaru Herald
A planned luxury hotel in Tekapo's grand Lakeside Drive development is a step closer to being built after being granted resource consent, its developer says. The 200-room, 5-star hotel and conference centre had had its resource consent approved by the ...

 24 Sep 2017 

Timaru Herald
Multi-million dollar hotel development for Tekapo a step closer
Timaru Herald
Aerial view showing the Tekapo township. The two-stage hotel development in Greig Street, Lake Tekapo by Grand Properties 2011 Limited was granted affected persons approval by the Mackenzie District Council at its meeting on Tuesday for the resource ...

 19 Sep 2017 

Radio New Zealand
Visitor experience 'destroyed' at iconic Tekapo church
Radio New Zealand
The Mackenzie District Council is applying for government funding to improve facilities at one of the country's most visited churches. The Church of the Good Shepherd, Tekapo. Photo: 123RF. Built in 1935, the Church of the Good Shepherd, in Tekapo, is ...
Waimate, Mackenzie districts not keen on Easter bylawStuff.co.nz

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 18 Sep 2017 

Timaru Herald
Tourists set to walk if bus parking changes at Church of Good Shepherd
Timaru Herald
Tourism operators face the prospect of losing bus and car parking outside a popular tourist site in Tekapo. The Mackenzie District Council has applied for $294,000 from the government to tackle increasing pressure on infrastructure at Tekapo's Church ...

 21 Sep 2017 
Heavenly vistas: Tiny Tekapo
New Zealand Herald
The mercury was plunging and the inky darkness deepening. Tilting my head to the heavens, the canopy of constellations were all aglitter, with seductive intent. One glimpse, one snatch of the Mackenzie skyscape can be all it takes to convert the ...

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 15 Sep 2017 

Stuff.co.nz
Campervan blown over by high winds between Tekapo and Twizel
Stuff.co.nz
A NZ Transport Agency (NZTA) spokeswoman said the vehicle had crashed on State Highway 8, near Hayman Rd, between Tekapo and Twizel. No-one was injured in the crash, she said. The spokeswoman said contractors were on site and the occupants of ...

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 15 Sep 2017 
One injured in gas bottle explosion in Omarama near Tekapo
New Zealand Herald
A person has been injured at a commercial premises in Omarama, near Tekapo, when a gas bottle exploded. The accident is believed to have happened at a cafe on Pinot Noir Court. The Omarama volunteer fire brigade fire service was called around 4.35pm ...

 27 Aug 2017 

Timaru Herald
Two teachers ready to start at Lake Tekapo's new kindergarten
Timaru Herald
The Lake Tekapo Bright Stars Community Trust has been helping the project along, transforming an old community hall into the town's first kindergarten. Trust representative Penny Wilson said the trust had been working with the South Canterbury Free ...

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 29 Aug 2017 

Stuff.co.nz
Mackenzie council seeks $294k in funding to reduce tourism issues at Church of the Good Shepherd
Stuff.co.nz
They include the construction of a new carpark for buses on the western side of the Tekapo footbridge, to encourage pedestrian traffic as opposed to vehicular traffic to the church, the installation of new walkways and paths to improve views and ...

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 17 Sep 2017 

Otago Daily Times
Town's bid to become Dark Sky Community
Otago Daily Times
The Aoraki Mackenzie International Dark Sky Reserve around Tekapo was established in 2012 and Great Barrier Island, off the East Coast of Auckland, last month gained the status of a Dark Sky Sanctuary. The Central Otago District Council has helped by ...

 12 Sep 2017 

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