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Stuff.co.nz
Delta helps ease the pain for war veteran Dion Taka
Stuff.co.nz
Dion Taka organised a ride of remembrance in 2015, when motorcyclists rode in convoy from Burnham Military Camp to Akaroa, to commemorate Lance Corporal Pralli Durrer and Lance Corporal Rory Malone, who died on duty in Afghanistan. Dion and ...

 16 Aug 2018 

Stuff.co.nz
Cruise ship spending hits $434 million
Stuff.co.nz
Four out of five spent time in Auckland, about two thirds visited Fiordland, Dunedin and Wellington, and roughly half visited Tauranga and Canterbury (mostly Akaroa). Akaroa has struggled under the influx of cruise ship visitors and had been gearing up ...

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 16 Aug 2018 
Tūī seen in Lyttelton for first time in 40 years
TVNZ
In 2009, 70 tūī were introduced to Akaroa, at the other end of the Banks Peninsula, but until now they have not been seen in Lyttelton. Mr Stewart said the general consensus in the town was that tūī were last seen in Lyttelton around 40 years ago. When ...

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 16 Aug 2018 

The Southland Times
$8.5 million for freedom camping fixes this summer
The Southland Times
The Government has agreed to put $8.5 million into fixing freedom camping problems that have plagued popular scenic spots over recent summers. Tourism Minister Kelvin Davis said the funding would be available for a series of fixes recommended by the ...
Boost for freedom camping measuresVoxy

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 15 Aug 2018 

The Press
Historic Akaroa building reopens after $1m restoration
The Press
... the day objected to the cost which led to a switch to timber. A large clock over the main entrance dated back to 1926. Council heritage programme manager Richie Moyle said the upgrade placed the service centre back at the heart of Akaroa's heritage ...

 9 Aug 2018 

Newshub
Canterbury real estate agents took crayfish from Akaroa reserve for office party
Newshub
Two Canterbury real estate agents who caught crayfish for an end of year office party are hoping to escape conviction. Dougal Boyd, 58, and Benjamin Rhys Donaldson, 30, admitted taking crayfish from the Pohatu Marine Reserve in Akaroa on December 5, ...
DOC seeking more deterrence to protect reservesCourtnews.co.nz

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 27 Jul 2018 

Stuff.co.nz
Canterbury real estate agents took crayfish from marine reserve for office party
Stuff.co.nz
But Canterbury real estate agents Dougal Boyd, 58, of West Melton, and Benjamin Rhys Donaldson, 30, of St Albans, hope to escape convictions for their actions in Akaroa Harbour's Pohatu Marine Reserve on December 5. Their case was in the Christchurch ...

 26 Jul 2018 

Newstalk ZB
Akaroa named one of New Zealand and Australia's top cruise destinations
Newstalk ZB
Akaroa is one of three locations which has made it into the top five cruise destinations in Australia and New Zealand. It came in third, just ahead of Wellington and Tauranga in the annual Cruise Critic Cruisers' Choice awards. ChristchurchNZ ...

 26 Jul 2018 

Scoop.co.nz
Akaroa among Australasia's best cruise destinations
Scoop.co.nz
Post-card perfect Akaroa has been named amongst New Zealand and Australia's top three cruise destinations in the annual Cruise Critic Cruisers' Choice Awards. The honour sees Akaroa voted ahead of all other New Zealand cruise destinations for the ...
Akaroa, Tauranga and Wellington named top cruise destinationsVoxy

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 25 Jul 2018 

Stuff.co.nz
Review: Gebbies Garden Cafe, Canterbury
Stuff.co.nz
Gebbies Garden Cafe, 1683 Christchurch Akaroa Rd (State Highway 75), Gebbies Valley. We knew… The owners – two chefs formerly of The Laboratory in Lincoln – opened the cafe in May. Google tells me… Octagons are symbols of rebirth, transition and ...

 18 Jul 2018 

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