Te Anau news. Top stories, business, entertainment, national, health, politics, science and technology, and sports news from Te Anau on 15 August 2018.

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The Southland Times
Outright refusals and impassioned pleas among submissions on proposed Fiordland accommodation
The Southland Times
The needs of young children and the impact on other users make it very difficult to accommodate in the DOC huts." On August 7, a hearing was held in Te Anau where 11 people spoke to submissions they made, all of which were against. The hearings panel ...

 14 Aug 2018 

Radio New Zealand
Lumsden Maternity Centre cuts will add pressure to midwives ...
Radio New Zealand
Cutting birthing services from Lumsden Maternity Centre will put more pressure on midwives and expecting families, a Te Anau midwife says.

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 14 Aug 2018 

Stuff.co.nz
B class champion will be back next year to defend title | Stuff.co.nz
Stuff.co.nz
Shannon Martin, driving Race For Life in A class multi rig, gets an unexpected shower from another competitor in the South Island Powerboat Marathon Series ...

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 12 Aug 2018 

Otago Daily Times
Tourist bus in Te Anau crash a Mitsubishi Fuso
Otago Daily Times
A tourist bus which crashed near Te Anau earlier this year was the same make as those involved in three crashes in the North Island in the past fortnight. The three crashes, involving Mitsubishi Fuso buses, have left two people dead and many others ...

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 10 Aug 2018 

Stuff.co.nz
Te Anau's Takahe Cafe has closed after just two years
Stuff.co.nz
A lakeside cafe in a building owned by Real Journeys on Te Anau's water front has closed after two years. Real Journeys spokeswoman Tsehai Tiffin did not comment on why the Takahe Cafe, which opened in 2016, closed on Friday. "Our priority has been to ...

 8 Aug 2018 
Te Anau firefighter to help in California
New Zealand Herald
A Southland firefighter is heading to northern California today to help fight one of the most destructive wildfires in the state's history. Hamish Angus, of Te Anau, is the only Fire and Emergency New Zealand-contracted firefighter being deployed from ...

 2 Aug 2018 
Te Anau and Manapouri high risk areas as council looks for earthquake-prone buildings
The Southland Times
Te Anau and Manapouri have been identified as high-risk areas as the Southland District Council takes stock of earthquake-prone buildings in its region. Last month the council held a public meeting in Te Anau to help identify priority buildings and ...

 1 Aug 2018 

The Southland Times
'Disruptive and confrontational' Te Anau water supply worker loses appeal
The Southland Times
A Southland man who resigned and later won a payout was "the cause of his own misfortune", an Employment Court judge says. Garry Jones, of Te Anau, resigned from Downer NZ on June 30, 2016. He claimed he had been treated unfairly, bullied and ...

 25 Jul 2018 

Stuff.co.nz
Te Anau artist one to watch after Riversdale Arts win
Stuff.co.nz
Studying art in Auckland "wasn't her cup of tea" so Ruth Crouchley returned to Te Anau to pursue her dream of making a career in art. It's starting to pay off - she won the Emerging Artist Award at the Riversdale Arts Mixed media exhibition on Friday ...

 23 Jul 2018 

Waikato Times
Seasonal bases possible for rescue choppers in tourist hotspots
Waikato Times
Te Anau's rescue helicopter services are currently run by Lakes District Air Rescue Trust, which covers the biggest geographical area in the country, from Haast, on the West Coast, to Alexandra in Central Otago and all of Southland, as well as rescues ...

 20 Jul 2018 

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