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Wednesday, 18 April, 2012, 12:00am

KIWI delights

Despite being a fairly popular emigration destination for some time, many Hongkongers now only know New Zealand through the spectacularly scenic locations in the Lord of the Rings movies, that sparked an influx of visitors seeking to put themselves in the picture via themed guided tours.

5 Aug 2011 - 12:00am

Tunnels 'add billions' to South Island line

The government has for the first time estimated the cost to put the entire South Island line underground as opposed to using a viaduct design. Briefing lawmakers yesterday, transport chief Eva Cheng said tunnels would add billions of dollars to the project. The government had not yet done a detailed cost comparison, however.

13 Nov 2008 - 12:00am

Big deal

Ever thought about exploring one the most stunning of New Zealand's wine regions? How about swimming with dolphins or sailing on the millpond fiords? Nelson, at the top of New Zealand's South Island, is just the kind of place you can enjoy all this and more. have a great deal on the boutique hotel Warwick House.

23 Apr 2008 - 12:00am

The F1 challenge

Kellett School takes on South Island

19 Dec 2007 - 12:00am

Hutchison enters NZ with $558m Lyttelton port bid

The international port investment arm of Hutchison Whampoa yesterday bid for its first stake in New Zealand's container market by offering $558.8 million for a minority stake in the managing company at the port of Lyttelton on the country's South Island.

14 Feb 2006 - 12:00am

Who's afraid of trains?

The Legislative Council's transport panel has recommended shelving further study of the MTRC's proposed West and South Island lines. Yet the government's alternative, Route Four, was not challenged. In effect, the panel voted to reject the rail option and pursue a road alternative. However, there will be opportunities for a more balanced assessment.

5 Jun 2004 - 12:00am

Woman, 67, drowns in pool

A woman drowned in the private pool of a Mid-Levels residential block. To Sau-chun, 67, had lost consciousness when she was pulled out of the water by a lifeguard at Lyttelton Garden, Lyttelton Road, at 8am.

11 Sep 2002 - 12:00am

Youth gives write stuff

Some of the finest literature in the English language is based on childhood memories.

27 Nov 1998 - 12:00am

Meals on wheels

MOST of us have done it. The nod and smile of approval after the waiter has put us through our wine-tasting ceremony, and we've made the wrong choice. After all, he has already opened the bottle. And we have to pretend we are experts, don't we? Or the white lies we tell the guesthouse owner who wonders why we haven't eaten the breakfast which is swimming in cooking oil.

17 Jun 1995 - 12:00am

Joanne all set to take the helm

JOANNE Stanley has made it in what has been traditionally a male-dominated career, being appointed captain of a 800 twenty-foot equivalent unit (TEU) container vessel Castilla De Oro.

3 Mar 1993 - 12:00am