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Otago Daily Times
Collision puts tourist boat out of action
Otago Daily Times
It is several kilometres from Milford Sound township. Pride of Milford, which can carry up to 400 passengers, was recently in Dunedin for a six-week stay for survey, maintenance and upgrade work costing more than $200,000. Mr Hunter said the vessel ...

 20 Sep 2017 

The Southland Times
Recently retired road cop thinks tourists should take buses to Milford Sound
The Southland Times
Senior Constable Tony Vincent, who was in in the Southland Road Policing Group, retired this month after a career that lasted 40 years and three days. Every day was different working on the busy highway between Milford Sound and Queenstown. "You may ...

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 6 Sep 2017 

Otago Daily Times
Cancer Society buoyed by charity cruise
Otago Daily Times
About $13,500 from the Cancer Society fundraiser, hosted by tourist operator Real Journeys on Milford Sound, will fund local services for cancer patients and their families. Demand for those wanting assistance in the Otago-Southland region is rising ...

 19 Sep 2017 

Otago Daily Times
Tourism planning, spending essential
Otago Daily Times
This made me think of Milford Sound, where I spent a week two years ago as a volunteer for the Department of Conservation, helping visitors to find a parking space. More often than not at peak times they had to be turned back to the Park and Ride ...

 19 Sep 2017 

Independent Community Newspaper
Taranaki mother shocked her son was on London tube when bomb exploded
Independent Community Newspaper
Clint Rainford, pictured in Milford Sound with his fiancee Jill Hanson in January, was only five metres away from a home made bomb that exploded on London's underground on Friday. The bomb, which was hidden in a plastic bucket inside a supermarket ...

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 18 Sep 2017 
Milford Sound tourism boat company making both young and old employees feel highly valued
TVNZ
Gill Higgins took a trip down to the deep south to see how Real Journeys is making diversity work. Source: Seven Sharp. Related. Southland · Employment. Kiwi rugby writer responds to All Blacks prop Kane Hames: You 'made mincemeat' of me Kane - but ...

 25 Aug 2017 

NEWS.com.au
Cruising Milford Sound, New Zealand's 'eighth wonder of the world'
NEWS.com.au
The breathtaking vision of fjords at New Zealand's majestic Milford Sound is not the only surprise. It's the height of summer and the temperature is 4C, but it feels closer to freezing due to the bracing breeze. A European visitor is standing tanned ...

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 8 Sep 2017 

Stuff.co.nz
Antipodean travels: Life at opposite ends of the Earth
Stuff.co.nz
​But it was on a remote patch of land somewhere between Milford Sound and Mount Aspiring that it really hit how far he is from home. "My friends and me were surrounded by hundreds of sheep, in between mountains, no phone signal, and staring at the ...

 19 Sep 2017 

The Times
New Zealand rated third most beautiful country in the world
New Zealand Herald
New Zealand rated third most beautiful country in the world. 5 Sep, 2017 8:16pm. 2 minutes to read. Milford Sound has been rated as one of New Zealand's most beautiful locations. Photo / Getty. NZ Herald. Share via email Share on Facebook Share on ...
NZ rated third most beautiful countryOtago Daily Times
The Most Beautiful Country in the World – As Voted By You | Rough GuidesRough Guides

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 5 Sep 2017 

Stuff.co.nz
What it's like living without a cellphone signal
Stuff.co.nz
​Alison Kavanagh lives in Milford Sound without cellphone coverage - and she loves it. "People sit around and talk to each other, and there are always parties and bonfires to go through. You go into Te Anau and everyone is staring at their screens, but ...

 14 Sep 2017 

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