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Milford Sound tourist flood not spoiling experience: survey
New Zealand Herald
A University of Otago survey of tourists in Milford Sound has found surging visitor numbers haven't affected the overall level of satisfaction, with almost 90 per cent of them highly recommending the destination to others. But about half of those ...
Milford Sound Visitor ExperienceScoop.co.nz (press release)

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 11 Jul 2017 

Stuff.co.nz
Diving Milford Sound: It's spectacular underwater
Stuff.co.nz
It's wild and untouched, one of the last diving frontiers, and it's well worth exploring for any underwater enthusiast. Rated one of the best dive sites in New Zealand, Milford Sound is just waiting to be explored, that is if you can bear the less than ...

 1 Jul 2017 
What Chinese tourists really want when they're in New Zealand
New Zealand Herald
3 minutes to read. ×. Tourists in Milford Sound. More than half of Chinese visitors want to see the sights. Photo / Mike Scott. Grant Bradley. By: Grant Bradley. Aviation, tourism and energy writer for the NZ Herald. grant.bradley@nzherald.co.nz ...

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 19 Jul 2017 

Otago Daily Times
A Dore to the Milford Track
Otago Daily Times
It starts at Glade Wharf at the head of Lake Te Anau and finishes at Sandfly Point in Milford Sound. The guided day-walk intends to give one a taste of the Milford experience. Real Journeys takes trampers from Te Anau Downs, 27km from Te Anau, to the ...

 10 Jul 2017 

Newstalk ZB
Mike Yardley: Wonders of the Hollyford Track
Newstalk ZB
Two choppers landed in front of Martins Bay Lodge, to spirit us to Milford Sound on a riveting, climactic ride, swooping low along the rugged, jagged coastline and purring into the fiord, crowned by Mitre Peak. Swelling with patriotic pride at this ...

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 22 Jul 2017 

Stuff.co.nz
Survey shows Chinese tourists less likely to shop till they drop
Stuff.co.nz
Pristine natural places such as Milford Sound are in demand with Chinese travellers keen to escape increasing pollution at home. The latest hotels.com survey of Chinese travellers shows they spent more than a quarter of their income on overseas trips ...

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 18 Jul 2017 

The Southland Times
Southland's least attractive boat
The Southland Times
Southland's least attractive boat was the hideously ugly Koutunui which spent 25 years tied to wharf in Deepwater Basin, Milford Sound. The 30 metre, 140 ton Koutunui had been a steamer, built of kauri in 1910, and used in the coastal trade. She was ...

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 5 Jul 2017 

Newstalk ZB
Mike Yardley: Fiordland foray with the Hollyford Track
Newstalk ZB
Fiordland's ancient and untamed natural realm rocks my socks off on every visit. Whether it's a day trip to Milford Sound, or a boat ride across the Manapouri to access Doubtful Sound, every foray leaves me tingling in awe at nature's unbridled grandeur.

 21 Jul 2017 

Stuff.co.nz
West Coast 'action plan' promises money for toilets, roads, walking tracks, mining research
Stuff.co.nz
The most significant was a strategic case for a toll road connecting Haast to Milford Sound, which would cut the travelling distance by 350km. Such a road would involve "significant construction and development costs and impacts on the environment ...

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 13 Jul 2017 

SunLive
July colder than normal
SunLive
Milford Sound recorded its driest March-to-June rainfall tally, in records that began in 1929, with only 47 per cent of normal rainfall during the last four months. Mt Cook observed its third driest March-to-June period, in observations since 1928 ...

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 6 Jul 2017 

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