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Kaikoura highway should be open by Xmas - NZTA | Newshub
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Work on earthquake damaged State Highway 1 north of Kaikoura is progressing well and it should be open for Christmas, the New Zealand Transport Agency ...

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 21 Oct 2017 

Marlborough Express
Flooded stream holds up SH1 work north of Kaikōura
Marlborough Express
NZTA aims to open SH1 north of Kaikōura by Christmas. Kaikōura MP Stuart Smith recently claimed it could open as early as December 15. MetService meteorologist John Law said a weather warning issued for the area over the weekend expired at 1pm on ...

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 10 Oct 2017 

Stuff.co.nz
Money for Christmas this year as EQC hopes to settle most Kaikōura ...
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New pilot model of insurers acting as EQC agents has sped up the process, with 75 per cent of claims to be settled by Christmas.

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 19 Oct 2017 

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Kaikōura whale watching back in business
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Boats are again docked on the water with tourists piling on board to see the famous Kaikoura whales. Whale Watch Kaikoura is one of the town's largest tourist operators that was hit hard by the November earthquake. "There is a sense of returning back ...

 18 Oct 2017 

Marlborough Express (blog)
Personal earthquake experiences inspired book
Marlborough Express (blog)
When Stephen Rush took 38 hours to get home to Kaikōura from Picton after the November earthquake he realised he had a story to tell, and that there were many others as well. Thats what prompted the ship's officer and part-time writer to put together ...

 18 Oct 2017 

Marlborough Express (blog)
Kaikōura gets hardware store and garden centre back after earthquake
Marlborough Express (blog)
The tills were ringing at Hammer Hardware on Monday as shoppers jumped at the opportunity to fill up their trolleys at the new Hammer Hardware Kaikōura. The Mitre 10 store was significantly damaged in the November earthquake and owners, the Hills ...

 18 Oct 2017 

Stuff.co.nz
Artists capture the emotional aftermath of the Kaikoura earthquake
Stuff.co.nz
On the night of the Kaikōura earthquake, photographic artist Susie Baker was printing in her darkroom, a shed in the garden. "I finished printing and washing my pictures around 11pm," Baker says. "As I went outside to walk back to the house, I stopped ...

 16 Oct 2017 

Marlborough Express (blog)
Medals a bonus says Kaikōura brewer
Marlborough Express (blog)
Emporium has been brewing craft beers for two years, and only opened in Kaikōura a year ago. Owners Paul and Laura Finney said it was the first time they have entered the awards, and only did so to get feedback on their beer. "It was a nice surprise ...

 18 Oct 2017 

Marlborough Express
Kiwi battlers share 'Auld Mug' glory with Kaikōura
Marlborough Express
Team New Zealand shore team member Sean Regan, Kaikōura Boating Club member Yvonne Morrison, cyclor Joe Sullivan, Ted Howard, Anton Evans, Kaikōura Boating Club members Richard Craig and Eddie Mackle at the Old Kaikōura Winery.

 16 Oct 2017 

Stuff.co.nz
SH1 repairs around Kaikōura 'on track' despite slips, wet weather
Stuff.co.nz
Several slips came down over the road and rail corridor to both the north and south of Kaikōura in the rain in early October. Wet weather may have stopped the freight trains, but authorities are confident the South Island's key road will reopen this year.

 13 Oct 2017 

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