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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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April 8, 2019

Waiho River Bailey bridge on track for reopening Friday

The NZ Transport Agency says South Westland’s Waiho River Bailey bridge should be ready to open this Friday, 12 April.
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April 2, 2019

Travel between Franz Josef and Fox Glacier

There is currently no direct route between Franz Josef Glacier and Fox Glacier. The only alternative route between the townships is via Arthur’s Pass and Wanaka.
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March 29, 2019

Explore Haast and Glacier Country

The sun is out again on the West Coast of New Zealand, following two days of epic rain and it’s business as usual for most tourism operators in Haast, Fox Glacier and Franz Josef.
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March 27, 2019

West Coast roads reopen following severe weather event

A number of roads on the West Coast are now open, albeit to one lane in places, after the significant flooding of the past two days, says the NZ Transport Agency.
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