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Kaikōura crayfish: Lonely Planet drops in at Nin's Bin on the Coastal Route
New Zealand Herald
The Eatlist – a collection of 500 dishes and food destinations – placed a meal of Kaikōura crayfish on the coastal route at the No 7. From Christchurch to Blenheim, the coastline is peppered with seafood vans selling saltwater crayfish. Sampling their ...
Kaikōura crayfish: Lonely Planet drops in at Nin's Bin - Newstalk ZBNewstalk ZB

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 16 Aug 2018 
Kaikōura: Crayfish worth travelling the world for, says Lonely Planet
New Zealand Herald
When State Highway 1 finally was finally declared open at the start of the year, foodies were among the first to travel along the Kaikōura coastal road. The South Island crustaceans are so delicious they have earned the South Island town a place on The ...

 15 Aug 2018 
It's a risky business for abseilers working on Kaikoura's State Highway One
NZCity
The road north of Kaikoura will be closed from eight-am to four-pm today between Clarence and Mangamaunu, as NZTA stabilises Ohau Point's rock face. Network operations manager Tresca Forrester says the work is going to plan - but safety is the number ...

 13 Aug 2018 
SH1 north of Kaikoura closing to stabilise rock face
TVNZ
State Highway 1 north of Kaikoura will be closed today to allow workers to stabilise a rock face. SH1 will be closed to help stabilise a rock face north of Kaikoura at Ohau Point. Source: NZTA. The New Zealand Transport Association (NZTA) last week ...

 13 Aug 2018 

Stuff.co.nz
Highway worker head count drops as NCTIR downsizes for winter
Stuff.co.nz
Workers rebuilding the South Island's quake-hit coastal highway have propped up Kaikōura businesses for the good part of two years, but where have they gone? The Lobster Inn, on Beach Rd, went from serving 30 meals a night to 160, as it quickly became ...

 10 Aug 2018 
Finding solutions to drainage issues in Kaikoura
New Zealand Herald
Drainage solutions are being demonstrated to help Kaikoura plains farmers cope with earthquake-related water problems. Farm drainage has been a major issue for farmers and other landowners since the 2016 earthquake and the Kaikoura Plains Recovery ...

 8 Aug 2018 

Stuff.co.nz
Rock face stabilisation closes State Highway 1 north of Kāikoura for 3 days
Stuff.co.nz
A stretch of State Highway 1 just north of Kāikoura will be closed for eight hours a day for the next three days as rock stabilisation work takes place. State Highway One between Clarence and Mangamaunu will be closed from 8am to 4pm on Monday. It will ...

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 6 Aug 2018 

Stuff.co.nz
Fan favourite Tutu the Kaikōura whale dies leaving best mate behind
Stuff.co.nz
Tutu was the second whale found dead off Kaikōura this month. The first was Kaha, on Marfells Beach, in south Marlborough, in early July. Tutu was spotted dead off-shore on July 21. A series of buoys were attached to him to drag him in, but it was not ...

 2 Aug 2018 

Radio New Zealand
Kaikōura's drill hall gets demolition reprieve - but likely $225k repair bill
Radio New Zealand
The Kaikōura District Council was planning to shut the 117-year-old hall, which is in desperate need of a new roof, redecorating, and other repairs. An eleventh hour effort by concerned community groups saved it, at least in the short term - the ...

 30 Jul 2018 

Marlborough Express
Concern as two Kaikoura sperm whales found dead
TVNZ
The death of a two Kaikoura sperm whales in a month has been met with concern by those who know the animals. Department of Conservation staff were advised of a dead whale off-shore from Kaikoura which they located on July, 21. A series of buoys was ...
Second whale found dead off Kaikōura this monthMarlborough Express
Second Kaikoura sperm whale found deadScoop.co.nz

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 30 Jul 2018 

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