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Stuff.co.nz
Paper Plus team recognised for contribution to Kaikoura after quake
Stuff.co.nz
Kaikoura's Paper Plus has been recognised for its community contribution after the November earthquake. The stationery and bookstore walked away with two awards at the national Paper Plus Group Awards, held in Christchurch. The store was awarded the ...

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 16 Aug 2017 
Earthquake rebuild work programme ramps up south of Kaikoura
Scoop.co.nz
“The NCTIR team and the NZ Transport Agency want to have these key routes in as good condition as possible by the end of this year, when the highway south and north of Kaikoura will be reopened,” says Transport Agency Journey Manager Tresca ...

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 16 Aug 2017 

Marlborough Express
Daffodil shortage in Kaikoura has organisers worried for Cancer Society fundraiser
Marlborough Express
It won't be Daffodil Day without some blooming daffodils and so far they are few and far between in Kaikoura. This year, Alison Lilley and Joy Woodgate are organising the Daffodil Day stall to raise money for the Cancer Society. But with the road ...

 16 Aug 2017 

Radio New Zealand
Crews north of Kaikōura clear path to each other
Radio New Zealand
Transport Minister Simon Bridges said teams working from the north and south of the significant slip at Ohau Point met up yesterday, a milestone in the effort to restore the road and rail links to Kaikōura. "Construction crews now have access to the ...

 15 Aug 2017 

Manawatu Standard
Major slip cleared north of Kaikoura allowing access for SH1 repairs
TVNZ
... north of Kaikoura allowing access for SH1 repairs. Mon, Aug 14. share. Source: NZN. Crews working to repair State Highway 1 north of Kaikoura have access to the entire area for the first time since November's earthquake after cleaning up a major slip.
Reinstatement of SH1 north of Kaikoura a milestoneVoxy

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 15 Aug 2017 

Radio New Zealand
Kaikōura businesses worried over road plan
Radio New Zealand
Three Kaikōura businesses may have to close down because of a plan to realign State Highway 1 where it enters the town from the south. Workers clear the slip at Ohau Point north of Kaikōura. Photo: Transport Minister's office. The Transport Agency said ...

 13 Aug 2017 
Cold showers no fun for Kaikoura residents
Marlborough Express
A rollout of smart meters in Kaikoura has caused hot water problems for residents. Social media was abuzz last week with residents complaining about waking up to cold showers, in what seemed like an increasingly common problem for some. One person ...

 16 Aug 2017 

Radio New Zealand
Kaikōura back on track: Southern rail lines restored
Radio New Zealand
Kiwirail has welded the final piece linking the tracks together near Rakautara, 40km north of Kaikōura. The rail operator completed the work, which cost tens of million of dollars and involved more than 1300 workers, three months ahead of schedule. "We ...

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 8 Aug 2017 

Stuff.co.nz
Is it time to take heavy traffic out of Kaikoura?
Stuff.co.nz
NZTA design portfolio manager Michael Blyleven said a full road bypass of Kaikoura was considered but could not be justified given the relatively low volume of vehicles. Many road users had reasons to stop in Kaikoura therefore the number of users of a ...

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 8 Aug 2017 

Marlborough Express
Successful wellbeing campaign to roll out in Kaikoura and Hurunui
Marlborough Express
A mental health campaign that worked well after the Christchurch earthquakes has started in Kaikoura. 'All Right?' was established to support the psychosocial recovery of people in greater Christchurch following the earthquakes of 2010 and 2011 ...

 8 Aug 2017 

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