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  1. $600,000 yacht sinks off King IslandRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 3 | The Advocate

    UPDATE 11.50am: Four men from interstate were rescued from a sinking yacht by a fishing vessel about 4 nautical miles south east of Grassy Harbour on King Island in the early hours of this morning. Acting Inspector Darren Woolley, of the Queenstown police, said the 48 foot Beneteau yacht reported steering failure and requested assistance from the Australian Maritime Safety Authority at 2am.

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  2. Not Much Calm Before National Champs StormRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 2 | Scoop

    FEBRUARY 3, 2016: The trash talking stops when the start gate drops. Never a truer word has been spoken and particularly so with the New Zealand Motocross Championships now just days away.

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  3. Night flights will allow more ski time in QueenstownRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 27 | Sydney Morning Herald

    The prospect of skiing a full day in Queenstown before hopping on a direct flight back to Australia could soon be a reality now that night flights to the South Island destination's tricky airport will occur for the first time this winter. "We're interested in operating evening flights into Queenstown this winter," a Jetstar spokesman said.

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  4. Brian Rudman: Police chases a trigger for tragedyRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 26 | The New Zealand Herald

    The rest of the world had a great guffaw at our expense last weekend over a 90-minute Queenstown police car chase through Lord of the Rings scenery, which ended with the getaway car meekly stopping to give way to a flock of sheep. Unfortunately, most police chases are not so amusing.

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  5. Arnold 'privileged' at Local Hero nomination in Australian of the Year AwardsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 25 | The Advocate

    DESPITE missing out on the Australian Local Hero award on Monday night, Raymond Arnold was filled with a sense of hope and optimism from the experience. DESPITE missing out on the Australian Local Hero award on Monday night, Raymond Arnold was filled with a sense of hope and optimism from the experience.

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  6. From strangers to winnersRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jan 24 | Southland Times

    Alex Hunt and Dan Jones are interviewed by race director Patrick McAleer and course designer Braden Currie after winning the two-day 2016 Red Bull Defiance Adventure Race in Wanaka on Sunday January 24, 2016. Wanaka's two day adventure race, the Red Bull Defiance, was won by Whakatane's Daniel Jones and his Tasmanian team-mate Alex Hunt, just a few days after the pair met in Queenstown.

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  7. Cooper wants to be the man firing the bullets at Woodville Grand PrixRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 20 | Manawatu Standard

    It's tough when you have a big No 1 plastered over the front and sides of your motorcycle - everyone has you in their gun sights and wants to take that title away from you. Bay of Plenty's national MX1 motocross champion Cody Cooper can feel the pressure, although it's something he's become accustomed to over the past few years, and he's determined he will be the one who is "firing the bullets" next weekend.

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  8. Semifinalists found at top junior tennis tournament in WellingtonRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 20 | Dominion Post

    Top seed Ajeet Rai, from Taranaki, is through to the semifinals of the ITF Tecnifibre Tennis Central Championships in Wellington. Juniors from 14 different nations competed at the Renouf Tennis Centre this week with hopes of earning valuable ITF points to climb the junior rankings.

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  9. Smoke creates road hazardsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 14 | The Advocate

    LIGHTNING strikes caused more than 40 fires across the state on Wednesday night and created multiple smoke hazards on North-West roads. The road out of Zeehan was temporarily closed on Thursday as the Tasmania Fire Service conduced water bombing and back-burning.

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  10. Is this Chris Bath's new TV gig?Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 11, 2016 | NEWS.com.au

    A DAY after his death, David Bowie is the world's most downloaded man, with his albums ruling the Australian iTunes Top 20 chart. THERE'S been plenty of hype about what Chris Bath's next big gig would be after her much-discussed exit from Seven last year.

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  11. Tasmanian mining town pins hopes on tourismRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 10, 2016 | ABC News

    The light from Mr Coulson's white headlamp splashes against the solid rock cavern as he swings around to explain the life of an underground mine worker. Mr Coulson is standing a couple of hundred metres inside an abandoned 1890s mine shaft, hollowed inside of Mount Jukes, near Queenstown.

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  12. Pairs semifinals washed out at national open bowls championshipsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 2, 2016 | Stuff.co.nz

    Blackjacks bowler Val Smith, and skip Jo Edwards, have qualified for the women's pairs semifinals at the New Zealand open championships in Christchurch. The pairs semifinals were washed out at the national open bowls championships in Christchurch on Sunday but some big matches loom before the finals.

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  13. Learning the way forwardRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 2, 2016 | Examiner

    THE year 2015 could be looked back on as the time when Tasmania's education system had a major revamp. THE year 2015 could be looked back on as the time when Tasmania's education system had a major revamp.

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  14. Climate deal surreal for Tasmanian delegateRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 13, 2015 | The Advocate

    Among those celebrating was University of Tasmania student Alice McGushin from Queenstown. She was in Paris as one of six delegates of the International Federation of Medical Students' Associations.

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  15. White water rafting company forced to move south to find rapids after record low rainfallRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 11, 2015 | Australian Broadcasting Corporation

    Record low rainfall is forcing a Tasmanian rafting business to shift its operations from the west coast to the south in order to survive. King River Rafting, run by husband and wife team Paul Steane and Michele Cordwell-Steane, started guided tours along the King River for the first time last summer, taking 200 people in four months.

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  16. Queenstown Swimming Pool in Tasmania closes after nests of...Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 7, 2015 | Daily Mail

    A public swimming pool in Tasmania has been forced to close on one of its warmest days after redback spider nests were found on the premises. 'This is not usual.

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  17. Families 'need closure' as Mt Lyell mine case continuesRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 7, 2015 | The Advocate

    FAMILIES of two miners who died at Mt Lyell mine need closure as a court case involving operator Copper Mines of Tasmania continues, according to the Australian Manufacturing Workers' Union. FAMILIES of two miners who died at Mt Lyell mine need closure as a court case involving operator Copper Mines of Tasmania continues, according to the Australian Manufacturing Workers' Union.

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  18. How porn changes our behaviourRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 7, 2015 | NEWS.com.au

    EASTLAND'S new el fresco dining zone, Town Square, has lots of great food options. But sadly this isn't one of them, says Dan Stock.

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  19. Mt Hutt ski field offers cheapest prices for more than 10 yearsRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 2, 2015 | Stuff.co.nz

    Mt Hutt skifield is cutting its rates by up to $450, to the lowest levels since owner NZSki took over in the early 2000s. Canterbury's Mt Hutt is slashing the cost of its ski passes to encourage cashed-up tradies, office workers and tourists up the mountain.

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  20. Mt Hutt ski field offers cheapest prices for more than 10 yearsRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 2, 2015 | The Press On-Line

    Mt Hutt skifield is cutting its rates by up to $450, to the lowest levels since owner NZSki took over in the early 2000s. Canterbury's Mt Hutt is slashing the cost of its ski passes to encourage cashed-up tradies, office workers and tourists up the mountain.

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