Te Anau news. Top stories, business, entertainment, national, health, politics, science and technology, and sports news from Te Anau on 22 April 2018.

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Newshub
Rotorua fights to keep its air ambulance
Newshub
Rotorua's Mayor is asking locals their thoughts on losing the air ambulance before she fights for it in Parliament. Steve Chadwick is heading down to a community meeting at the hangar Saturday morning. She says locals have made it clear they want it to ...

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 21 Apr 2018 

Otago Daily Times
Hall relishing return to coaching
Otago Daily Times
In other premier fixtures tomorrow, Star and Marist will clash at Waverley Park in a repeat of the 2017 Galbraith Shield final, and the red-hot Woodlands side will host the Eastern-Northern Barbarians. In division one action, the match of the round is ...

 20 Apr 2018 

The Southland Times
Ratepayers say no to Te Anau Library merger proposal | Stuff.co.nz
The Southland Times
A proposal to amalgamate the Te Anau Library into a community hub has been met with overwhelming disapproval from ratepayers.

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 20 Apr 2018 

Stuff.co.nz
Te Anau reeling at potential loss of rescue service
Stuff.co.nz
An online petition to save rescue services in Te Anau and, Rotorua and Taupo had gained nearly 15,000 signatures by Thursday afternoon. And, plans are under way to circulate another petition in Te Anau. Te Anau has not been included in the list of ...

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 12 Apr 2018 

Southland Times
Base stupidity: don't chop Te Anau air rescue
Southland Times
EDITORIAL: The nearness and know-how of seasoned Te Anau SAR helicopter pilots is not an optional extra for public safety. Those guys aren't just good. They are legend. Sure, the same can be said for the finest of their counterparts elsewhere. But what ...

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 12 Apr 2018 

Southland Times
Letters: Te Anau provides essential SAR resource, proven down the decades
Southland Times
I was astounded and dismayed to read the headlines on the front page of The Southland Times (April 9). History shows that helicopters based in Te Anau have carried out so many search and rescue missions since October 1967 when Bill Black flew into Big ...

 11 Apr 2018 
'Lives at stake' if govt cuts rescue helicopter funding
New Zealand Herald
Lives will be lost if rescue helicopters in Te Anau stop getting government funding, Lakes District Air Rescue Trust chairman Jules Tapper says. The township has been cut from a list of helicopter bases in a tender for air rescue services put out by ...

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 10 Apr 2018 

The Southland Times
Mayor says air ambulance review 'absolutely unacceptable'
The Southland Times
Whoever made the decision to review New Zealand's air ambulance services and withdraw them from Te Anau "needs to come down here and talk with those that work at the coalface," Southland district mayor Gary Tong says. However, a Ministry of Health ...

 9 Apr 2018 

Stuff.co.nz
Te Anau could lose rescue helicopter services
Stuff.co.nz
It flew more than 400 missions a year and about 200 of them were from Te Anau. Southern Lakes Helicopters pilot Sir Richard Hayes, who was flying on Sunday and could not be reached for comment, was made a member of the New Zealand Order of Merit for ...

 8 Apr 2018 
Fire destroys shed at Te Anau Golf Club
The Southland Times
A fire investigator has been called in after a fire destroyed a shed at the Te Anau Golf Club. A fire communications spokesman said firefighters were called to the golf club shortly after 3am on Tuesday. The large shed was well involved when ...

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 3 Apr 2018 

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