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 21 Nov 2017
World Famous in New Zealand: Milford Sound
A narrow-mouthed inlet deep within Fiordland National Park, Milford Sound was long overlooked by early European explorers. Even the revered Captain Cook passed it twice unnoticed. Sealer John Grono was the first European settler to visit in 1823 and ...

 5 Nov 2017
Ed Sheeran wants to visit Milford Sound, Lake Wakatipu
Ed Sheeran says he wants to do "all the proper tourist stuff" when he tours New Zealand next year. Sheeran is playing six stadium shows here in March and April, with three each at Auckland's Mt Smart Stadium and Dunedin's Forsyth Barr Stadium. The ...
Ed Sheeran's New Zealand plans: Visit a 'huge f***ing lake' and 'Milton Sounds'New Zealand Herald

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 7 Nov 2017 

Southland Times
Tough choices may await Milford governance group down the track
Southland Times
The freshly elected chair of the Milford Opportunities Project governance group says they may have to make some tough decisions down the track. The governance group was formed last year in response to the growing pressure at Milford Sound in the face ...

 16 Nov 2017
Fiordland's scenic sounds have plenty to offer
Summer is right around the corner and it's a perfect time to head down to Fiordland for some adventures deep in nature. For many, checking out Milford Sound is at the top of the bucket-list for iconic kKiwi landscapes. Whether you want to hike the ...

 13 Nov 2017 
Derek Cheng: Cliff hanger
New Zealand Herald
In the heart of the Darran Mountains, Milford Sound, the ledge exploded in a mushroom of dust, leaving behind the unique "gunpowder" smell that comes from rock slicing against rock. There is no better test of your fortitude than to be caught on a cliff ...

 21 Nov 2017 

The Southland Times
Rutherfords celebrate 25 years of Glenorchy Air
The Southland Times
With their flights focused mostly on Milford Sound and the Mt Cook area they considered changing their name but eventually it was put in the too hard box, Janet said. It had not been an easy business, being at the whim of fluctuating world markets and ...

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 21 Nov 2017 

Otago Daily Times
How prepared are we?
Otago Daily Times
The threat in Queenstown comes from the Alpine Fault, which is only about 80km as the crow flies from the southern end of the fault at the entrance to Milford Sound.A magnitude 8 or more quake — about due given the average interval between quakes on ...

 20 Nov 2017 

Otago Daily Times
Window to the wilderness
Otago Daily Times
On a blazingly-hot day, driving from Queenstown to Milford Sound must be one of the most satisfying trips you can make. Before entering the Eglinton Valley, north of Te Anau, you're blowing over alluvial flats, meandering amongst areas of scrubby ...

 23 Oct 2017 

The Press
New Zealand's most iconic mountains to see before you die
The Press
Among many other fine and noble characteristics from rugby to Lorde and Lord of the Rings, New Zealand is nothing if not famous for its incredible mountains. But how many of us take the time to properly explore our own backyard? Have you managed to ...

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 30 Oct 2017 

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