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  1. Tasmania Sighted by DutchRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | The Free Dictionary

    Tasmania is an island state , part of the Commonwealth of Australia, located 240 kilometres to the south of the Australian continent, separated by Bass Strait . The state includes the island of Tasmania, the 26th largest island in the world , and the surrounding 334 islands .

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  2. Philanthropic Mexican franchise to open in QueenstownRead the original story

    Sunday | Scoop

    Australian-owned Mexican franchise Zambrero is the latest new business to announce it will open at Queenstown's The Landing next year alongside well-known health providers Remarkable Physios and an ethnic grocery specialist. Zambrero is a quick service restaurant franchise that sells healthy, fresh and nutritious Mexican food to support humanitarian projects in Africa, Asia and the Americas and most recently Australia.

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  3. New itineraries put old railway on trackRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 17 | The Advocate

    THE West Coast Wilderness Railway yesterday launched two new itineraries leading up to the peak holiday season, including a shorter afternoon trip. THE West Coast Wilderness Railway yesterday launched two new itineraries leading up to the peak holiday season, including a shorter afternoon trip.

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  4. Silver Fern Rally - Bristow Takes Historic TrophyRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Nov 15 | Scoop

    Vince Bristow/Dean Mitchell of the United Kingdom have won the Historic Trophy in the 2014 epay Silver Fern Rally which ended in Queenstown this afternoon. In doing so they created history as they became the first international crew to win the event since it was instigated in 2006.

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  5. Mount Wellington cable car plan cool | opinionRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 13 | The Advocate

    OPPOSITION to a cable car at Mount Wellington is probably the clearest example of the anti-progress brigade stopping Tasmania from capitalising on its recent good tourist visitor numbers. OPPOSITION to a cable car at Mount Wellington is probably the clearest example of the anti-progress brigade stopping Tasmania from capitalising on its recent good tourist visitor numbers.

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  6. Great Escape team honoured with the 65 Roses AwardRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 13 | The Ararat Advertiser

    THE 2014 Cystic Fibrosis Great Escape was one to remember for rally regulars Ron Harris, Greg Colquhoun and Dale Pinniger. Dale Pinniger, Greg Colquhoun and Ron Harris are presented with the prestigious 65 Roses Award by Michelle Skinner, CEO of Cystic Fibrosis Australia, at the Hobart presentation night.

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  7. RAAF floats on CoastRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 12 | The Advocate

    THE Air Force will arrive at Queenstown today, showcasing its hot air balloon and hosting events at local schools and surrounding areas. With the moon still up the Air Force Balloon sets up to launch for a flight over Smithton, North-West Tasmania.

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  8. Tourist agents call for changesRead the original story

    Wednesday Nov 12 | The Otago Daily Times

    Queenstown tourism operators have criticised what they call inflexible immigration rules for foreign workers and a lack of promotion of adventure activities, at a Tourism New Zealand roadshow in the resort. TNZ director of marketing Andrew Fraser said the organisation agreed the immigration rules were an issue, and was discussing it at board level with other ''NZ Inc'' agencies.

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  9. Students fire into actionRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 10 | The Advocate

    SMITHTON High School students were blown away yesterday by a special visit that involved a hot-air balloon and some pyrotechnics. RAAF balloon crew visit to Smithton High SchoolStudents get their chance to fire up the burners of the hot air balloon.

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  10. Destination Queenstown partners with Tourism New ZealandRead the original story

    Monday Nov 10 | Scoop

    Queenstown, New Zealand :Destination Queenstown and Tourism New Zealand have partnered to deliver a marketing campaign that encourages more Australian's to visit New Zealand's leading four season resort over summer. Tourism New Zealand and Destination Queenstown will again undertake a joint marketing campaign to drive summer visitation to the region, showcasing the adventurous side of a Queenstown holiday.

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  11. The great call of ChinaRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Nov 9 | The Mercury

    The Australia China Business Council says berry growers could soon follow in the successful footsteps of Tasmania's cherry industry and export more blackcurrants, blueberries, raspberries and blackberries into the Chinese market. TASMANIA'S hospitality sector will swot up on all things Chinese this week in the lead-up to President Xi Jinping's historic visit to the state.

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  12. The great call of ChinaRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Nov 9 | The Mercury

    The Australia China Business Council says berry growers could soon follow in the successful footsteps of Tasmania's cherry industry and export more blackcurrants, blueberries, raspberries and blackberries into the Chinese market. TASMANIA'S hospitality sector will swot up on all things Chinese this week in the lead-up to President Xi Jinping's historic visit to the state.

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  13. Achiever award to TiddyRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 7 | The Advocate

    QUEENSTOWN'S Travis Tiddy was named the Tourism Minister's Young Achiever for 2014 at last night's Tasmanian Tourism Awards in Hobart. QUEENSTOWN'S Travis Tiddy was named the Tourism Minister's Young Achiever for 2014 at last night's Tasmanian Tourism Awards in Hobart.

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  14. Lesson one: learn to aspireRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 7 | The Mercury

    EDUCATION IS CRUCIAL: Imagine if community leaders of all kinds spoke up to say our kids should dream big and stay at school to realise their dreams. That difference kept bringing us back for holidays over many years, and made the island a must-visit destination when we set off cruising.

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  15. 'Shambolic' deckie cops $1000 fineRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 6 | The Mercury

    A DRUNKEN deckhand who set fire to a stolen dinghy after using a cigarette lighter as a torch during a midnight refuelling has been fined $1000 by a Hobart court. Darren John Rowbottom pleaded guilty to one count of unlawfully setting fire to property during the incident at Strahan in the early hours of December 19, 2010, which caused $15,000 damage to the vessel.

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  16. AFL legends excited to bring cup to CoastRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 6 | The Advocate

    BACK: Jack Gunston, Grant Birchall and Luke Breust pose with the 2013 AFL Premiership Cup at the Devonport Mall during its visit to Tasmania last year. Picture: Katrina Docking.

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  17. Hawthorn legends come to townRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 4 | The Advocate

    TWO legendary AFL players will visit the Coast this weekend, on tour along with the 2013 and 2014 back-to-back premiership cups. TWO legendary AFL players will visit the Coast this weekend, on tour along with the 2013 and 2014 back-to-back premiership cups.

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  18. Same-sex marriage Croome's Holy GrailRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 4 | The Advocate

    UNLIKELY ACTIVIST: Rodney Croome says he fell into the role of activist because he was "the least unwilling" to speak up. "What I've done over the years has been very time consuming and has taken a lot of my energy," he said.

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  19. Airport signals recovery aheadRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 3 | Stuff.co.nz

    Christchurch Airport says it has turned the corner from an earthquake-related fall in passenger numbers as visiting airlines add 650,000 extra seats over two years. The total seats available will increase to 7.516 million for the 12 months to June 2015, up from 6.862 million in the June 2013 year.

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  20. New Night Flights Boost Demand for Queenstown Holiday HomesRead the original story

    Sunday Nov 2 | Scoop

    Auckland demand for a new multi-million dollar Queenstown subdivision has been strong with more than 31 sites selling within just two months, and the introduction of night flights a reason for the spike in sales, according to one developer. Peregrine Ridge is a new-to-market neighbourhood on the northern terraces at Jack's Point - 9 km from Queenstown airport.

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