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  1. Rival events to attract Gay Ski Week visitorsRead the original story

    Friday | The Otago Daily Times

    There will be a rainbow of colour in Queenstown this weekend as the annual Gay Ski Week QT begins. However, it is not all roses as a new contender has joined the party.


  2. Grumpy Grandad's gourmet tour of TassieRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Aug 23 | The RiotACT

    In June I wrote about my trip to Broken Hill and Lake Mungo . This was a trip of a lifetime with the child bride.


  3. Strahan Primary School's 125 years of life in the westRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 20 | ABC News

    Without moving from the front gate of Strahan Primary School, Tut Ludbey can see where he chopped wood for the school, dived for cover in air-raid drills, and stole wheat for his pea-shooter. It was still easier to get to Melbourne than Launceston from this remote mining and timber port on the west coast, although it was via the treacherous harbour entrance at Hells Gates.


  4. Washington VC an outstanding sire in Australasian harness racingRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 20 | Southland Times

    Prolific sire Washington VC is 20 years old with 15 crops on the ground, but interest in him and his progeny is showing no sign of waning. He stands at Bryleigh Stud in Brydone, operated by Keith and Tracey Norman.


  5. Foreign language road signs could corner tourist crashesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 13 | Stuff.co.nz

    Road signs could feature safety messages in foreign languages in an effort to reduce the number of crashes involving overseas drivers on New Zealand roads. The NZ Transport Agency has ordered electronic signs and is investigating ways of translating key messages as tourists continue to feature in a disproportionate number of road accidents in Westland, Southland and Otago.


  6. NBN 'ignores' West CoastRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 11 | The Advocate

    A BATTLE has broken out over delivery of the National Broadband Network to key West Coast towns Queenstown, Rosebery and Zeehan. A BATTLE has broken out over delivery of the National Broadband Network to key West Coast towns Queenstown, Rosebery and Zeehan.


  7. NW hospitals to close: Jacqui LambieRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 11 | The Advocate

    ''Last night I told the parliament that the latest state Liberal government's health white paper is nothing more than a clever whitewash,'' independent Tasmanian Senator Lambie said this morning. ''The Liberal state government has used a slick advertising campaign, at taxpayers' expense to cover up their plan to downgrade and close two public hospitals in Tasmania's North-West.


  8. Australians face disorder chargesRead the original story

    Tuesday Aug 11 | The Otago Daily Times

    Four Australian men have been arrested on an assortment of assault, disorderly behaviour and wilful damage charges following two violent incidents in downtown Queenstown early yesterday. Senior Sergeant Paula Enoka said an 18-year-old man allegedly attacked a bar's doorman and duty manager with ''punches, grabs and kicks'' about 1.30am after being asked to leave because of intoxication.


  9. Travel talks: Paul Anderson - NZSkiRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 11 | The New Zealand Herald

    Paul Anderson has been chief executive of Queenstown-based NZSki for the past two years. The company owns and operates the Coronet Peak, Remarkables and Mt Hutt ski areas, catering for more than 500,000 visitors a year and employs more than 1100 staff at the height of the season.


  10. Four Australians arrested in QueenstownRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 10 | Southland Times

    Senior Sergeant Paula Enoka said a group of three Australians were drinking together at Winnies Gourmet Pizza Bar about 2.30am on Tuesday. An 18-year-old male was asked to leave, but allegedly refused and smashed a window, Enoka said.


  11. Prospect, Kings Meadows, Deloraine among areas hit by ice, snow | PhotosRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Aug 2 | Examiner

    Westbury Road, the Kings Meadows Connector and Deloraine are among northern areas hit by ice and snow as a cold front freezes Tasmania. - Kings Meadows: Motorists are warned to drive with caution due to ice on the Connector Park turnoff to Kings Meadows on the Southern Outlet.


  12. Workplace report details charges against Mount Lyell mine over double fatalityRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 31 | ABC News

    The investigation examined what went wrong at the Queenstown mine in 2013 when Alistair Lucas and Craig Gleeson fell to their deaths. The mine's owner, Copper Mines of Tasmania , has been charged with failure to provide safe systems of work in the wake of WorkSafe's report.


  13. Charges against company over mine deathsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 30 | NEWS.com.au

    BRONWYN Bishop isn't laughing, but the gags are flying thick and fast over the Choppergate scandal, especially from Opposition ranks. WANT to get off meth? There's a six-month waiting list for rehab says the largest provider of programs in the country - and no extra money coming in to help.


  14. Tasmania's a popular site on Lonely PlanetRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 30, 2015 | The Advocate

    FORUM SPEAKER: Lonely Planet's Chris Zeiher says Tasmania fits the bill in providing tourists with a unique and genuine experience. The company's Asia Pacific sales and marketing director, Chris Zeiher, outlined the success of the state at the Cradle Coast Regional Tourism Forum in Queenstown yesterday.


  15. Australia or NZ: Which is best for skiing?Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 28, 2015 | Stuff.co.nz

    I've been to most skifields in New Zealand, enjoying everything from the great terrain and facilities at Cardrona to the quaintness of Mt Cheeseman. I'd met a lot of Australians at those fields and I always wondered why they flew all the way over here when they've got famous resorts like Perisher and Thredbo back home.


  16. Strong case to re-open Mt LyellRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 27, 2015 | The Advocate

    THE Mt Lyell mine's owner expects copper demand to grow, which would help underpin the case for re-opening the veteran Queenstown mine. THE Mt Lyell mine's owner expects copper demand to grow, which would help underpin the case for re-opening the veteran Queenstown mine.


  17. Police warn of winter road hazardsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 27, 2015 | The Mercury

    In a statement issued early this morning, police say the Highland Lakes Rd from Bothwell to Miena is closed to traffic because of bad weather. A section of the Lyell Highway, from Derwent Bridge to Mt Arrowsmith, is accessible only to four-wheel-drive vehicles but the Lyell Highway from Mount Arrowsmith to Queenstown is open.


  18. Day The Kravats beat the BeatlesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 21, 2015 | The Mercury

    Beatlemania was at fever pitch when the Fab Four released Help! on this day in 1965, with it rocketing to No.1 in every Australian state except Tasmania. That's because here in Tassie at the time, The Kravats were at the top of the 7HO radio chart with a cover of The Animals' Baby Let Me Take You Home.


  19. Rental agencies translating websites to ChineseRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 21, 2015 | Southland Times

    The inward investment from the emerging middle-class and super rich in China represents billions of dollars into the New Zealand real-estate market. The Chinese government has eased restrictions on citizens investing in overseas property and New Zealand has few restrictions on foreign property ownership.


  20. New Zealand Visitor Arrivals at a Record High for the Month of JuneRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 21, 2015 | Hotel News Resource

    The surge in visitors from Tourism New Zealand's key international markets continues with holiday arrivals the highest ever for the month of June and total annual arrivals peaking, just short of three million international visitors. Figures released today by Statistics New Zealand show total visitor arrivals for the year up nine per cent and holiday arrivals up 10 per cent, compared with the same period last year.