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

    1 hr ago | 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.

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  2. 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.

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  3. 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.

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

    Thursday Jul 30 | 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.

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

    Tuesday Jul 28 | 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.

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

    Monday Jul 27 | 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.

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

    Monday Jul 27 | 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.

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

    Tuesday Jul 21 | 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.

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

    Tuesday Jul 21 | 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.

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

    Tuesday Jul 21 | 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.

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  11. Visitor arrivals at a record high for the month of JuneRead the original story

    Monday Jul 20 | Scoop

    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.

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  12. Buyer interest in mothballed mineRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 16 | The Mercury

    SEVERAL mining companies have approached MMG about buying the mothballed Avebury nickel mine, near Zeehan, in the wake of its purchase deal with Australian Nickel Mines Limited falling over. ANML was due to pay the final $35 million instalment to buy the nickel project on June 30, but failed to do so.

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  13. Jacqui Lambie, going it aloneRead the original story

    Monday Jul 13 | Crikey

    Political newcomer Jacqui Lambie has never been backwards in coming forwards, promoting the interests of the working class and veterans but ruffling multicultural feathers. But what makes her tick? Crikey intern Aron Lewin takes a close look.

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  14. 30 years' flying heli-skiing tripsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 10 | The Otago Daily Times

    Pioneers of the heli-skiing industry are celebrating three decades in the business. One of them - Queenstown-based ski guide, Ian Wilkins - talks to Jessica Maddock about the thrill of being the first skier down slopes in the Southern Alps.

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  15. VIDEO: Jacqui Lambie sides with farmers over minersRead the original story

    Wednesday Jul 8 | The Advocate

    Tasmanian independent Senator Lambie has expressed support for farmers and ''food security'' in a YouTube video needling National Party Agriculture Minister Barnaby Joyce. Mr Joyce is furious his own government approved a coal mine in what he calls ''the midst of Australia's best agroicultural land'' in his New South Wales electorate.

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  16. International passengers set recordRead the original story

    Sunday Jul 5 | The Otago Daily Times

    Queenstown Airport's stands fill up on Saturday, in this view from the air control tower. Photo by Queenstown Airport Corporation.

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  17. Hopeful but still not a definiteRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jul 4 | The Advocate

    The Mt Lyell mine at Queenstown. A new mine is by no means a certainty, despite optimism.

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  18. Specialty timber workers want access to Tasmania's World Heritage wildernessRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 3 | ABC News

    Specialty timber workers want access to about 9,000 hectares of Tasmania's 1.6 million hectare World Heritage wilderness. The sector, which is made up of small business owners who make products including furniture and wooden boats, claimed to only be interested in about 0.005 per cent of the total World Heritage Area.

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  19. Lambie's strong message on WHARead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 2, 2015 | The Mercury

    THERE is nothing like a joke to break the ice at a conference and Jacqui Lambie's offering in Queenstown this morning certainly got a laugh out of mining and energy delegates. "What is the difference between the Greens and ISIS," the Tasmanian independent Senator asked the audience.

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  20. Tarkine's heritage a tourism opportunityRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 2, 2015 | The Advocate

    Mr Haygarth gave a presentation titled 150 Years of Mining in the Tarkine at the Tasmanian Minerals and Energy Council conference at Queenstown. He took the audience through early exploration efforts in the 1860s to gold and osmiridium booms and as far as relatively modern times and the establishment of the Savage River Mine and the Cleveland Mine, near Luina, which ran from 1968 until 1986.

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