Milford Sound news. Top stories, business, entertainment, national, health, politics, science and technology, and sports news from Milford Sound on 22 October 2018.

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Where New Zealand's next big earthquake is going to strike
Noted
In the central South Island this boundary is marked by the Alpine Fault, stretching some 500km from Marlborough, down through the main street of Franz Josef and heading out to sea at Milford Sound, the result of the continental crust of the Pacific ...

 21 Oct 2018 

Otago Daily Times
Greater tourism co-operation welcomed, but with reservations
Otago Daily Times
"You don't want to go `let's fly into Dunedin and have to bus them or drive them through to Milford Sound', for example." He said travellers wanted to get as close to possible to where they wanted to go, and questioned whether there was enough product ...

 19 Oct 2018 

Otago Daily Times
Double cruise ship day for Dunedin
Otago Daily Times
Majestic Princess, with a capacity for 3560 passengers and 1346 crew, has berthed from Milford Sound, and is set to sail for Akaroa at 6pm. Golden Princess, with a capacity for 2624 passengers and 1100 crew, has also berthed at the port, from Akaroa ...

 18 Oct 2018 

Greensboro News & Record
From mountaintops to the deep sea in New Zealand's Milford Sound
Greensboro News & Record
We were on top of the world at the bottom of the world, encircled by a 360-degree panorama of mountain peaks. My husband and I had reached Key Summit, the pinnacle of a half-day hike in New Zealand's Fiordland National Park. I wanted to lollygag and ...

 14 Oct 2018 

Otago Daily Times
Southern maritime navigation on watchlist after incidents
Otago Daily Times
Molly Manx ran aground because the ship's bridge team lost situational awareness, had not adequately monitored the ship's progress and lacked understanding of the passage plan and navigation equipment. L'Austral had entered Milford Sound at night with ...

 12 Oct 2018 

Southland Times
When a royal(ish) visitor came to Milford
Southland Times
Because of its depth, width and shelter, Milford Sound can accommodate the largest passenger vessels in the world although they cannot anchor there and must be in the open sea by nightfall. The 294m Cunard liner Queen Elizabeth 2 visited Milford Sound ...

 10 Oct 2018 

Otago Daily Times
Two injured after charter cruise hits rock
Otago Daily Times
Internal and external investigations are under way after a Real Journeys boat, on a private charter, "rode on to a rock'' in Milford Sound on Sunday, resulting in minor injuries to two passengers. Real Journeys corporate communications manager Tsehai ...

 9 Oct 2018 

Otago Daily Times
Two hurt in Milford Sound tourist boat crash
Otago Daily Times
Two people suffered minor injuries when a boat carrying 39 tourists crashed into a rock during a seal-watching cruise in Milford Sound yesterday. Radio New Zealand reported the passenger vessel, operated by Real Journeys, hit the rock about noon.
Seal-watching boat with 39 tourists onboard crashes into rock in Milford SoundRadio New Zealand
Seal-watching boat crashes in Milford SoundScoop.co.nz
Two passengers injured after tourist seal-watching boat crashes into rock in Milford SoundTVNZ

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 8 Oct 2018 

Otago Daily Times
4.3 quake hits near Milford Sound
Otago Daily Times
Of them, 14 said it was weak, three classed it as light and one person reported moderate shaking. A magnitude 5.2 earthquake was felt in the area at 10.37pm last night and was felt by 735 people. It originated 30km north of Milford Sound and was 3km deep.
Widely-felt earthquakes near Milford Sound 'not unusual', seismologist saysStuff.co.nz

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 7 Oct 2018 

Otago Daily Times
Avalanche risk closes Milford Rd
Otago Daily Times
The MIlford Road Alliance advised on Saturday that State Highway 94 (Te Anau to Milford Sound) is closed from Hollyford Rd Intersection to Chasm Carpark as heavy rain on snow was expected. The highway would remain shut overnight and likely until ...

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 29 Sep 2018 

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