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  1. Queenstown Airport gears up for busy winter seasonRead the original story

    17 hrs ago | Scoop

    Queenstown Airport is gearing up for another busy winter season with an increased flight schedule and the opening of its new international terminal in June. "Trans-Tasman flights are up 13 percent on top of a 25 percent increase last winter.

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  2. Hanging on to jobsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 16 | The Mercury

    HOW encouraging that Tasmania's unemployment rate remains at 6.5 per cent, despite the end of the summer peak season for tourism. Treasurer Peter Gutwein says the jobless queue is now the shortest since December 2011, with the rate down by 1 per cent since this time last year, and 5600 jobs created in that time.

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  3. Queenstown awaits imminent opening of The LandingRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 15 | The New Zealand Herald

    Yevrah Ornstein, owner of Zambrero Queenstown, which is opening in The Landing retail development at Remarkables Park near Queenstown Airport Queenstown is looking forward to the scheduled opening this month of The Landing retail centre official opening with multi award winning Rilean, the main contractor, working closely with tenants to fit out the last internal spaces. Located in Remarkables Park near Queenstown Airport, Stage One of The Landing was completed in December 2014 and Rilean is currently putting the finishing touches to Stage Two.

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  4. Good morning, south-west | Wednesday, April 15Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 14 | Warrnambool Standard

    Last night social media was taken over by the crash and burn of Woolworths' Anzac "Fresh in our memories" campaign, but here's a look at what else happened around the country over the past 24 hours. a-o BALLARAT: Staff at Ballarat's George Hotel's were "running around like chooks with their heads cut off" yesterday after Hollywood star Mel Gibson turned up and ordered a black tea.

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  5. UP and At It | Wednesday, April 15Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 14 | Northern Daily Leader

    Find out more, here. NORTH WEST SLOPES: Partly cloudy. Winds north to northeasterly 15 to 20 km/h becoming light in the middle of the day.

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  6. Queenstown bushwalker rescuedRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 13 | The Advocate

    A man from Queenstown has been rescued after he became lost bushwalking on Mount Owen on the West Coast today. A MAN from Queenstown has been rescued after he became lost bushwalking on Mount Owen on the West Coast today.

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  7. Rilean Construction puts finishing touches to The LandingRead the original story

    Thursday Apr 9 | Scoop

    One of Queenstown's leading construction firms is working with the latest businesses in the resort to deliver exciting new options for locals and visitors. Innovative Mexican restaurant Zambrero is one of the incoming tenants at The Landing shopping centre to have chosen multi-award winning construction company Rilean to fit out its restaurant.

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  8. Mine deaths probeRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 7 | The Mercury

    TASMANIA'S Acting Dir ector of Public Prosecutions is examining the findings of an investigation into the death of three miners at the Mt Lyell copper mine to dec ide if any criminal charges will be laid over the workplace tragedies. Acting Director of Public Prosecutions Daryl Coates SC said the department had the file and would now decide if any further legal action would be initiated.

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  9. Australia's not-so Snowy Mountains: Why Vail bought a ski resort Down UnderRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 7 | Philly.com

    When self-confessed snowboarding addict Risma Utami planned ski trips from her adopted hometown of Sydney, conspicuously absent from the wishlist of destinations were the fields in the nearby Snowy Mountains. "Europe, Japan and New Zealand are cheaper, you have better quality snow there, more challenging slopes, great accommodation, less waiting time at the lift and more skiing," the 29-year old said.

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  10. Rural medical student from Tasmanias west coast tackles climate...Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 7 | ABC News

    A medical student from a struggling mining town on Tasmania's remote west coast is tackling what she calls the biggest global health threat of this century, climate change. Between interning in emergency departments and studying, The University of Tasmania student, Alice McGushin, has found time to run workshops in Istanbul, Turkey, for fellow medical students from 15 different countries about mitigating threats to health from climate change.

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  11. Vail Resorts agrees to buy Perisher in hope of luring Australian skiers abroadRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 6 | South China Morning Post

    When self-confessed snowboarding addict Risma Utami planned ski trips from her adopted hometown of Sydney, conspicuously absent from the wish list of destinations were the fields in the nearby Snowy Mountains. "Europe, Japan and New Zealand are cheaper, you have better quality snow there, more challenging slopes, great accommodation, less waiting time at the lift and more skiing," Utami said.

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  12. Tech weapons to save the high streetRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 3 | Stuff.co.nz

    Ask Chris Wilkinson what makes a good retailer and he'll say there's no mystery to it. A retailer is like a maitre'd.

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  13. NZ's Top Destinations to Experience in 2015 RevealedRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Mar 29 | Scoop

    The North Island's pristine lake district of Taupo has topped a consumer poll conducted by leading travel experience provider Experience Oz +NZ as the country's number one destination to experience this year. 'New Zealand's Top 10 Destinations to Experience' , a trans-Tasman poll now in its second year, has revealed Taupo is the country's top destination for 2015, closely followed by Fiordland's perennially popular Doubtful Sound coming in second, while the stunning Bay of Islands were recognised in third place.

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  14. Qld footballers test positive, face banRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Mar 29 | NEWS.com.au

    JILL Meagher's family has condemned a Catholic priest's "disgusting" comments that if the murdered woman had been "more faith-filled" she would have been home in bed. CHANGES to cockpit security designed to reduce the risk of pilots going rogue have been questioned by Australian pilots who believe it's a kneejerk reaction.

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  15. More schools offer years 11-12Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 25 | The Mercury

    HIGH schools in the Derwent Valley, on the Tasman Peninsula and the West Coast will be part of the next to offer Year 11 and 12 education, the Mercury can reveal. The State Government is expected to announce within days that Derwent Valley students will have access to senior secondary subjects as part of a partnership with Claremont College.

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  16. More school extensionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 25 | The Mercury

    HIGH schools in the Derwent Valley, on the Tasman Peninsula and the West Coast will be part of the next to offer Year 11 and 12 education, the Mercury can reveal. The State Government is expected to announce within days that Derwent Valley students will have access to senior secondary subjects as part of a partnership with Claremont College.

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  17. Final Start Lists Highlight World Class FieldRead the original story

    Monday Mar 23 | Scoop

    The final start lists have been published by the International Triathlon Union for the second round of the World Triathlon Series, the Barfoot & Thompson World Triathlon Auckland, with all racing this Sunday in on the waterfront CBD. The men's list is highlighted by the increasing dominance of Spain as the number one player in the sport, with four of the top six hailing from Spain, including current number one and winner of the first round in Abu Dhabi, Mario Mola.

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  18. Chinese boost to Akld airport numbersRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Mar 22 | NEWS.com.au

    INTERNATIONAL passenger numbers through New Zealand's busiest gateway, Auckland International Airport, has risen 5.4 per cent with the later timing of Chinese New Year leading to a surge in travellers from China. THERE were 726,529 international arrivals and departures in February, including transits, up from 689,063 a year earlier, the airport company said in its monthly traffic update.

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  19. Project restoring moraleRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 20, 2015 | The Advocate

    You can't replace a life but you can get a job somewhere. They are Daniel Stebbings' sentiments on the loss of three Mt Lyell mining workmates.

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  20. West Coasters learn new skills for futureRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 20, 2015 | The Advocate

    QUALIFIED: Former Copper Mines of Tasmania employee Glen Wiggins, of Queenstown, accepts his Certificate III in underground metalliferous mining from Liberal MP Adam Brooks. Pictures: Meg Windram.

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