Stewart Island news. Top stories, business, entertainment, national, health, politics, science and technology, and sports news from Stewart Island on 18 January 2019.

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Singer Toni Childs hosting yoga session in Invercargill  The Southland Times

Award-winning pop singer Toni will host a yoga class at the Ascot Park Hotel in Invercargill.

 17 Jan 2019 
Rare kākā seen in Christchurch  The Press West Coast

The endangered parrot was spotted in a Christchurch backyard, one of a handful of sightings in the last three decades.

 17 Jan 2019 
Spirit of New Zealand a learning ground for NZ youth

Some trainees board the Spirit of New Zealand nervous and not knowing what to expect but return from voyages feeling more confident.

 17 Jan 2019 
New international dark sky sanctuary revealed on Stewart Island  Australasian Leisure Management

New Zealand's Stewart Island/Rakiura has been officially recognised for its exceptional night sky quality by the International Dark Sky Association (IDA). Already ...

 17 Jan 2019 
School news / National to hold Education meetings across NZ  EducationHQ New Zealand

National's Education spokesperson Nikki Kaye will hold public meetings throughout New Zealand to listen to parents and teachers concerns and views on ...

 17 Jan 2019 
Nelson welcomes new cruise ship in town  The Nelson Mail

Nelson's first cruise ship of the year has arrived, a brand new visitor to the port. The Azamara Quest, part of the Royal Caribbean Cruise Line, docked in Nelson ...

 17 Jan 2019 
Rare footage: Ever wondered how kiwi drink?  New Zealand Herald

Ever wondered how a kiwi drinks? Rare footage captured on Stewart Island in August answers that very question. Kiwi researcher Emma Feenstra posted the ...

 16 Jan 2019 
Snares home to millions of nesting seabirds  The Southland Times

The greatest concentration of seabirds in Southland is on The Snares islands, far to the south of Stewart Island but just visible from the Fraser Peaks on a good ...

 16 Jan 2019 
A southern mayor’s love affair with China  Newsroom

Encouraged by current and former National Party figures, Southland District Mayor Gary Tong has formed a friendship with a controversial Chinese ...

 15 Jan 2019 
After a hot week, rain is expected for much of the country  TVNZ

Mainly fine weather will give way to a bit of moisture in the coming few days.

 13 Jan 2019 

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