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Restricted shop trading hours on Anzac Day

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Plan ahead for a safe enjoyable Easter holiday around the South Island

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Older heads lead way in double header cycling weekend

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The West Coast is straight ahead! Looking towards the West Coast region from Otira. 📷Photo by @michelholleman #WestCoastNZ ⛰🌿🌊
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📍Pancake Rocks, West Coast New Zealand. 📷Photo by @fortetraveller__ #WestCoastNZ ⛰🌿🌊
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Tag someone you would spend the weekend with here. 📍Mt Brown Hut, Lake Kaniere. 📷Photo by @hami.tangiora.nz #WestCoastNZ ⛰🌿🌊
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April 24, 2019

Restricted shop trading hours on Anzac Day

On Anzac Day, Thursday 25 April, all shops will be closed until 1pm.
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April 17, 2019

Plan ahead for a safe enjoyable Easter holiday around the South Island

We want everyone to arrive safely at their destination these Easter holidays, so plan ahead and take regular breaks – that is the message from the NZ Transport Agency and the Police.
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April 15, 2019

Older heads lead way in double header cycling weekend

Older experienced heads led the way at the weekend’s double header rounds of the Calder Stewart Cycling Series in Hokitika.
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April 12, 2019

Waiho River Bailey bridge opening 13 April

South Westland’s Waiho River Bailey bridge will reopen to traffic around midday on Saturday, 13 April, says the NZ Transport Agency.
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April 10, 2019

Camping on the West Coast of New Zealand: Tips for a comfortable sleep

Camping is becoming increasingly popular in on the West Coast of New Zealand with countless nature enthusiasts taking to the great outdoors every year.
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April 9, 2019

New opening date for Paparoa Track

The Paparoa Track will now open on 1 December 2019, replacing the previous opening scheduled for the end of September 2019.
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