Stewart Island news. Top stories, business, entertainment, national, health, politics, science and technology, and sports news from Stewart Island on 26 March 2017.

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The Southland Times
Consents lodged for Stewart Island heritage centre
The Southland Times
A resource consent application has been lodged for the planned Rakiura Heritage Centre on Stewart Island. Southland District Council senior resource management planner Marcus Roy confirmed the council received the application on Wednesday.

 3 Mar 2017 

The Southland Times
Stewart Island's young leaders get funding boost
The Southland Times
Halfmoon Bay School on Stewart Island, together with Kaitoki School on Great Barrier Island, will receive $5000 as part of an initiative to help foster young leaders living in offshore communities. The funds will be used to support a total of 20 young ...
Youth mentoring scheme gains funding boostNewstalk ZB
More funding for young people from small communitiesScoop.co.nz

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 5 Mar 2017 
Bill Harris: This is a message for football dads who manage their sons
Independent Community Newspaper
That tells us that if you're good enough, like Roy Krishna, Ben Sigmund, or Andrew Durante, the Phoenix will come for you, whether you're at Onehunga Sports, Stewart Island FC or Timbuktu Rovers. Feeder clubs will tell the dads: "to play for the ...


Otago Daily Times
Yacht German owned
Otago Daily Times
Vibrant Curiosity — the 85m, 2000 tonne vessel owned by German billionaire Reinhold Wurth — docked at Birch St wharf yesterday after arriving from Akaroa. The superyacht is destined for Stewart Island and shipping schedules suggest it will depart at ...

 6 Mar 2017 

Condé Nast Traveler
Where to See the Southern Lights
Condé Nast Traveler
Not as far south as South Georgia Island, Stewart Island is much easier to get to. It's home to Rakiura National Park, which in Maori means “the land of the glowing skies,” where there are lots of accommodation options available (South Sea Hotel and ...

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 25 Mar 2017 

The Southland Times
Stewart Islands students set for art exhibition
The Southland Times
"We are very lucky because of our fantastic environment we often get people who are keen to come to Stewart Island," she said. "[As well as having established visitors] we also work in several online environments so students don't miss out. Our ...

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 28 Feb 2017 

Otago Daily Times
Whale rescue figures plummet
Otago Daily Times
The figures were derived from strandings of at least 10 whales but did not include strandings on the Chatham Islands or Stewart Island, or whales already dead when rescuers arrived. Doc said it was taking a more humane approach now, whereas in the past ...

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 23 Mar 2017 

The Southland Times
South Island robins moved to new home
The Southland Times
"Kakaruai once were spread all around here, they were all over Ulva Island and Stewart Island so they will adapt to the coastal environment, despite having lived in inland native beech forest." Once the trust had monitored the robin's progress, it ...

 8 Mar 2017 

The Press
Fine weather for most of the South Island
The Press
"The South Island's pretty quiet, but we just have a few bits of morning cloud around the [Marlborough] Sounds in the north and along the coast in the south and Stewart Island." Mostly fine weather would continue into Friday for central and southern ...

 9 Mar 2017 

Gisborne Herald
Jet ski marathon for cancer
Gisborne Herald
Laura was excited about the Stewart Island to Auckland route. “The challenge is huge. This is going to be a massive effort, but it is all for a fantastic cause. “But we need the help of the public to make this event successful. Without public ...

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 2 Mar 2017 

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