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Stuff.co.nz
One mountain, two water rescues for Wanaka
Stuff.co.nz
Wanaka rescue services have attended three incidents in the last four days, collecting six people who got into trouble in the outdoors. Wanaka police and search and rescue volunteers arranged for a hypothermic woman and her partner to be collected by a ...

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Stuff.co.nz
Georges offer conditions for Waterfall Creek development at Wanaka
Stuff.co.nz
Auckland couple Gavin and Jaquetta George have offered a suite of development conditions for their opposed commercial lodge at Wanaka's Waterfall Creek. Their resource consent application was heard by independent commissioners in Wanaka on ...

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 6 Dec 2016 

Stuff.co.nz
Wanaka rower Jaime Hutter sets new world record for 24 hour indoor row
Stuff.co.nz
Instead, he stayed inside and rowed himself into a far-away galaxy of pain and the world record books. Hutter, 42, completed his 24-hour indoor row at 5pm on December 4, raising an estimated $8000 for Wanaka St John, Wanaka Coastguard and Wanaka ...

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 6 Dec 2016 

The Southland Times
Currie and Middaugh team up for multisport showdown in Wanaka
The Southland Times
Top Wanaka multisporter Braden Currie is buddying up with his nemesis, Josiah Middaugh, of the United States to compete in the Red Bull Defiance next month. The third edition of the two day adventure race is being touted as one of the best elite fields ...

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 5 Dec 2016 

The Southland Times
Wanaka police seek owner of Hilux recovered in Palmerston
The Southland Times
Otago Lakes Central Police are looking for the owner of a Toyota Hilux recovered earlier this month after the people using it were arrested in relation to a burglary in Palmerston. Detective Alan Lee, of Wanaka, said an examination of the vehicle ...

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 5 Dec 2016 

Otago Daily Times
Lodge application opposed
Otago Daily Times
Applicants Gavin and Jacquetta George want to create the 640sq m, two-storey building in an outstanding natural landscape area on their 17ha property on the Mt Aspiring Rd side of Lake Wanaka, west of Waterfall Creek. It would provide accommodation ...

 3 Dec 2016 

Otago Daily Times
Dippie seeks house consent
Otago Daily Times
Because the two-level house would be set into the landscape, it would be visible from only a small part of Lake Wanaka, it said. The woolshed would be more visible but its cultural, historical and heritage associations would reinforce the rural ...

 2 Dec 2016 

Timaru Herald
Oscar the Timaru stowaway cat found safe and well in Wanaka
Timaru Herald
He then drove to his next job at the Aspiring Lifestyle Retirement Village in Wanaka. When the driver went to unload the truck, Oscar jumped out. The following day, Melanie and daughter Emma rushed down to the alpine resort town to look for Oscar - but ...

 5 Dec 2016 

Otago Daily Times
Free quake survival course being held
Otago Daily Times
Outdoor survivalists Greg Emerson (left) and Ben Logan, of Wanaka company New Age Primal, will run a free earthquake survival course at Bottle Lake Forest near Christchurch next Saturday. Photo: supplied. A Wanaka outdoor survival company will run a ...

 2 Dec 2016 

Otago Daily Times
Twins peak: a Mt Cook first
Otago Daily Times
They returned to India in July but quickly became too busy to train properly, so travelled to Wanaka about a month ago to focus on building their endurance. ''One of the most important [aspects] about training for Mt Cook is the endurance - if we could ...

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