Stewart Island news. Top stories, business, entertainment, national, health, politics, science and technology, and sports news from Stewart Island on 24 April 2017.

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The Southland Times
Stewart Island 'under selling' tourist activities
The Southland Times
Stewart Island Promotion Association promotions officer Jo Learmonth said the summer season had a mixed start with unseasonable weather in December and January. However, the following months had picked up and she believed the numbers would be ...

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 16 Apr 2017 
Fisherman injured in incident off Stewart Island
The Southland Times
A fishing boat crewman has been seriously injured following an incident off the south-east coast of Stewart Island. A Maritime New Zealand spokesman said emergency services were contacted between 5pm and 5.30pm. The incident occurred on board the ...

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 21 Apr 2017 

Radio New Zealand
Rare threatened plant found on Stewart Island
Radio New Zealand
"Mount Allen buttercup is naturally rare because it lives in a specialised sub-alpine habitat and is one of a number of endemic plants found only on Stewart Island," said Mr Rance. There did not appear to be any immediate threats to its survival, he said.

 13 Apr 2017 
Reference group set up for Stewart Island aquaculture project
The Southland Times
The group includes representatives from a wide range of stakeholders, including government agencies, Environment Southland, the Southland District Council, the aquaculture sector, Ngai Tahu, the Stewart Island community and the Environmental Defence ...

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 7 Apr 2017 

The Southland Times
No renewable energy for Stewart Island
The Southland Times
Stewart Island residents will have to wait for advances in technology and millions in funding before they will be able to get an alternative power source for the Island, Southland District Mayor Gary Tong says. A peer review of past scoping work ...

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 30 Mar 2017 
Stewart Island chosen for possible new aquaculture project
Southland Times
The next phase is set to get under way in one of the key projects of the Southland Regional Development Strategy. A site for the proposed new salmon-farming aquaculture project has been decided, on the North Arm of Port Pegasus at Stewart Island ...

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 27 Mar 2017 
Syd swapping vintage tractors for old stamps
Otago Daily Times
He had enjoyed his vintage machinery interest, picking up tractors from all over the place, including one from Stewart Island. He had attended many vintage machinery rallies, transporting his tractors as far afield as Thornbury in Southland. His ...

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Cruising: A whole new world
New Zealand Herald
Tomorrow's ships won't just take you to your journey's end, they are a destination for 'meaningful experiences', writes Beth J Harpaz. The Azamara Journey in Fiordland. Visits to Gisborne, Nelson and Stewart Island are being added to Azamara's New ...

 13 Apr 2017 

New Zealand Herald
Where our land meets sea and sky: Neil Oliver is back again exploring Coast New Zealand
New Zealand Herald
Then he heads further south to the unspoiled Stewart Island. "Some of the extreme and vastly different landscapes in New Zealand make it perfectly designed for a series like Coast," Oliver says. "When I filmed Coast Australia, often I'd have to spend ...

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 23 Apr 2017 

Newshub
Weather: More heavy rain to drench New Zealand
Newshub
Heavy northeast swells are also expected on Thursday from Cape Reinga across to East Cape and down to Hawkes Bay. Then the heavy seas are expected to spread all the way down the east coast from Hawkes Bay to Stewart Island on Friday. ^SS.

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 11 Apr 2017 

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