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NEW ZEALAND Snow, Ski News, Jul 11, 2012

ON THE SLOPES: As the saying goes, skiing is the only sport where you spend an arm and a leg to break an arm and a leg.Skiing without the snowball of debt
Stuff.co.nz
Ski holidays are one of the few good things about winter. Long days carving up the slopes, followed by longer nights drinking too much mulled wine in front of a roaring fire. Not to mention more white powder than a party with Charlie Sheen.
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Ski into Winter Wonderland with Peppers Bluewater Resort
Scoop.co.nz (press release)
Winter is well and truly here, turning New Zealand into a ski bunny's paradise. Situated close to three of the South Island's most popular ski fields, Peppers Bluewater Resort Lake Tekapo is the ultimate après ski resort.
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Scoop.co.nz (press release)
Australian passenger numbers 'pleasing'
Otago Daily Times
"Once we can convince the Australians to come to the Queenstown area to ski, there's a large opportunity for them to become repeat customers." Mr Wallace was asked to comment on the performance of the 8% boost in capacity by Air New Zealand and Virgin ...
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Otago Daily Times
The beginner's guide to New Zealand ski fields
Yahoo!7 News
The beginner's guide to New Zealand ski fields. July 5, 2012, 11:09 am Chris Ashton Yahoo!7. With the best of the snow season on the horizon, there's no better time for Australians to grab a great deal and experience New Zealand both on and off the slopes.
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Yahoo!7 News
AJ's Blog: From green to white
Ski Club of Great Britain
Skiing & snowboarding in New Zealand is big business, with around 30 ski resorts throughout the North Island and South Island drawing an average of 1.2 million visits a year, the biggest and most popular of which are in the Queenstown Lakes area ...
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Coronet Peak Opens Full-Service, On-Mountain Ice Bar
First Tracks
Queenstown, New Zealand - Blue sky days and solid early season ski conditions make for thirsty work on Coronet Peak, so finding a fully stocked bar at the top of theNew Zealand ski resort's Green Gates chairlift is a welcome sight. Staff carved a bar ...
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First Tracks
Ski instructor is from the highest city in Germany
Otago Daily Times
[image]What makes the city of Oberwiesenthal famous is a question few in Otago besides Snow Farm cross-country ski instructor Ronny Fudel are likely to know the answer to, without consulting the internet.
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Otago Daily Times
Belinda Henley: Queen of a town
Hawke's Bay Today
Other than Hawke's Bay, I think my favourite place in New Zealand has to be Queenstown. What's not to love ... It was a stunning day with great snow and, after last year's late ski season, ski field operators are basking in the glow of this early ...
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Return to Ruapehu for skiing guru
Manawatu Standard
Grant Stockman is one Palmerston North man who loves his winters, the colder the better. An international ski coach for 19 years, his latest job is as Ruapehu Snow Sports' alpine and ski-racing head coach at the Turoa and Whakapapa skifields. While he ...
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Manawatu Standard
Russell shines as New Zealand struggle
Yahoo! Eurosport UK
'Russell shines as New Zealand struggle' on Yahoo! Eurosport UK. Andre Russell took four wickets as West Indies restricted New Zealand to 190 for nine in the first one-day international at Sabina Park.
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Hertz Adds 12-Seat Minibuses to New Zealand Fleet
ASIATravelTips.com
The minibuses are ideal for a range of activities, including sports and ski trips, day tours and even visits to New Zealand's many wine regions, enabling passengers to enjoy tasting trips while being driven by a designated driver. Snow chains are ...
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West Indies sink New Zealand again
Yahoo! Eurosport UK
'West Indies sink New Zealand again' on Yahoo! Eurosport UK. Chris Gayle's stunning century saw the West Indies win by 55 runs over New Zealand in the second one-day international at Sabina Park.
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Yahoo! Eurosport UK
Beer goggles at altitude - love at the snow
Sydney Morning Herald (blog)
Coronet Peak in New Zealand has a singles night skiing event on August 31, usual sheep jokes apply. The lifties will introduce ewe to your potential mate and send you on your way up the hill. Then you can herd, sorry, ski your way back down hand in ...
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Sydney Morning Herald (blog)
Windies crush New Zealand in Jamaica
Yahoo! Eurosport UK
'Windies crush New Zealand in Jamaica' on Yahoo! Eurosport UK. The West Indies cruised to a nine-wicket win over tourists New Zealand in the first one-day international at Sabina Park in Kingston.
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Yahoo! Eurosport UK
Wright confident about New Zealand's youngest skipper Williamson
Yahoo! Eurosport UK
'Wright confident about New Zealand's youngest skipper Williamson' on Yahoo! Eurosport UK. Wellington, July 4 (ANI): Black Caps coach John Wright has named Kane Williamson skipper, making him the youngest to lead New Zealand, for the five-match ...
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NZ dollar falls below 80 US cents
Ninemsn
The New Zealand dollar fell from its recent two-month high against the greenback after US employment figures missed forecasts, reigniting fears the world's biggest economy isn't recovering as quickly as expected. The New Zealand dollar fell to 79.61 US ...
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Wanted NZ man taunts cops on Facebook
Ninemsn
New Zealand police have been forced to admit they are out of their depth with social media after a wanted man taunted them on Facebook. ... Wanted NZ man taunts cops on Facebook. 14:30 AEST Fri Jul 6 2012. David Meddows, ninemsn. VIEWS: 0. | FLOCKS: 0 ...
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Usher family friend being investigated over jet ski accident
Digital Spy
"Basically, a pontoon was pulling two juveniles on an inner tube, and the watercraft ran over the top of them," Sergeant Mike Burgamy from the Georgia Department of Natural Resources told The NewYork Daily News. "One minute the jet ski was running ...
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Usher's stepson brain dead after jetski crash
MSN NZ News
Hip-hop star Usher's stepson has been declared brain dead after being struck in the head by a jet ski on Friday. ... News Headlines Sport News NZ Weather Celebrity Fashion & Food Careers Video. © 1997 - 2012 MSN New Zealand Ltd - All rights reserved ...
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MSN NZ News
World Heli Challenge Partners with ION
First Tracks
Lake Wanaka, New Zealand - Organizers of the World Heli Challenge have joined forces with ION Worldwide, to bring high definition footage of the two-week backcountryski and snowboard competition and Showcase Awards to viewers around the globe.
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First Tracks
Pulp mill great asset to region
Wanganui Chronicle
School holidays are upon us again and so is the ski season. The Mini X-Games are on next week, July 10-11, the biggest kids' freestyle ski and snowboard event in New Zealand, and it's free to enter! At Parliament we are into a two-week recess, a great ...
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Food For Thought: Steak au Poivre, from New Zealand and Les Halles
Gloucester Daily Times
New Zealand, welcome to Paris in the 1930s! I lay out my New Zealand beauties, patted them dry, and then clicked on an episode of "This American Life." This was not grocery store steak; this was earth and sky interpreted through flesh. These steaks ...
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World Heli Challenge Announces Partnership with ION Worldwide
Ski Channel
Mammoth Lakes Is Broke - What Does That Mean for the Ski Resorts? Team O'Neill Welcomes Brody Leven · Mammoth Lakes Officially Bankrupt · Fasten Your Bindings: The ... “We are pleased to have the opportunity to showcase our new product in the beautiful ...
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Ski Channel
Young Emus defeat 'All Blacks' at home
Goondiwindi Argus
WHEN the Goondiwindi under 12 Junior Rugby Union Team, a manager, two coaches, and 20 something supporters hit the tarmac at Christchurch, little did New Zealand know what was in store for them. ... The whole group headed for the mountain side with ...
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Kiwi freeskier gets pilot helicopter license
ESPN (blog)
The hardest part was seeing everyone post about skiing and comps on Facebook and Twitter. I ended up blocking out the posts and removed myself from the whole industry for most of the New Zealand summer. The weirdest part of summer was not seeing ...
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Consumers asked to pay more for milk to save farms
Yahoo!Xtra New Zealand News
Read 'Consumers asked to pay more for milk to save farms' on Yahoo! Finance New Zealand. Consumers will pay a little more for coffee and chocolate to ensure the farmers who produce those foods get a fair wage, so why not ask them to pay more for milk ...
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Usher's 11-year-old stepson has been dec lared brain dead by doctors
NZ City
SEARCH. SearchNZ for, NZ Web sites for, NZ Domain Names for, NZ News for, NewsLinks for, the White Pages for, the Yellow Pages for, Google for, Lycos for, Yahoo for, Bing for ... Kyle was struck on the head by a passing jet ski while riding on an inner ...
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Olympics: Meet the Kiwi athletes who can do it all
New Zealand Herald
He is the only athlete to represent New Zealand in two summer Olympic sports. Madonna Harris (cycling, cross-country skiing) and Chris Nicholson (cycling, speed skating) have crossed the summer/winter Olympic divide. Team pursuit cyclist Jaime Nielsen ...
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$25000 raised for Japan disaster relief
Otago Daily Times
After running the length of New Zealand last year as a fundraiser for the Stroke Foundation, Mr Brown (39) began his Japanese jog in the southern-most part of the country on April 1. He ran up to the tsunami-affected Miyagi prefecture, before driving ...
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Otago Daily Times
Lady GaGa: 'My new album will lack maturity'
Digital Spy
The 'Marry the Night' singer gives fans more hints on her new album. ... The 26-year-old performer then launched into her controversial new song 'Princess Die'. Last month, GaGa announced that she will reveal more details on her upcoming album in ...
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Jennifer Lopez developing new ABC Family drama about lesbian couple
Digital Spy
Jennifer Lopez celebrates the launch of her new single 'Goin' In' at Hyde. © WENN / Judy Eddy. Jennifer Lopez is developing a new untitled drama series for ABC Family. The series will follow a ....Usher's stepson 'in jet ski accident' 10. 04. Demi ...
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Australia enjoys boom in Chinese tourists
Financial Times
Like many small tourism businesses across Australia, Jet Ski Safaris on Queensland's Gold Coast has a problem – it's not set up to deal with wealthy Chinese visitors. “All our safety and instruction demos are in English,” explains the owner, who ...
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Financial Times
Investors back into property
Otago Daily Times
"Last year was a pretty tough year coming off the back of the Christchurch earthquake and the delayed start of the ski season." Investors were confident visitor numbers from Christchurch were in the recovery phase after numbers took a hit due to the ...
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'Ice Age 4: Continental Drift' review
Digital Spy
The new antagonists offer up a chance for Denis Leary's Diego to get romantic with fellow saber tooth Shira (voiced by Jennifer Lopez), and provide some visual contrast between the chilly landscapes of the first two Ice Ages and the more colourful ...
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Williams halts All Blacks career, heading back to league
Yahoo! Eurosport UK
The 26-year-old will leave New Zealand at the conclusion of the Super Rugby competition, ruling himself out of the inaugural expanded southern hemisphere championship involving test matches against South Africa, Australia and Argentina. Williams would ...
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Yahoo! Eurosport UK
Twin-cam to film synchronised swimming at London 2012 Olympics
Digital Spy UK
"I am sure the audiences across the globe will be thrilled by the new way to look at the water sports." Kubota added: "The newly developed Twinscam combines images shot by two separate ... The Olympics is typically used as a test bed for new ...
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Belief in British bulldogs builds
Yahoo! Eurosport UK (blog)
Eurosport UK. Blazin' Saddles retains total belief in Bradley Wiggins and Chris Froome after the British Team Sky pair's incredible ITT performance at the Tour de France. ...uhhuhuhuhu • Auckland, New Zealand • 18 hours ago. Due to the actions of ...
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Yahoo! Eurosport UK (blog)
Pack your bags for Taupō this August
Scoop.co.nz (press release)
In association with Air New Zealand's Grabaseat, Destination Great Lake Taupō's (DGLT) Grabit campaign goes to air on TV1 this Sunday. 400 flights between Auckland, Wellington and Taupō go on sale at just $49. There are also hundreds of deals on ...
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Big Bear has many summer excursions in one
Las Vegas Review-Journal
You can also easily arrange lessons in wake boarding or waterskiing, learn to parasail or even take a thrilling New Zealand jet boat ride, a half-hour of slings, twists, dips and spins. Big Bear's elevation is at about 7000 feet, so temperatures are ...
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Learn To Ski Coronet Peak. Coronet Peak is the most convenient ski area to access in New Zealand.
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Anna Segal, Thredbo's wanted woman « Miss Snow It All
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They earn a sliver of what an equivalent athlete of similar calibre in North America does yet they attend the same training camps, compete at the same events and consistently share the podium (mostly in freestyle skiing and snowboarding). .... for a while but I have been a slack ass byatch at updating it. My bad. Good news is you could WIN return flights for two to New Zealand flying Air New Zealand just by joining in our Instagram circus! Just tag your instagram [...] Ski-Patrol-Perisher ...
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Boy breaks leg in skiing accident - Yahoo! New Zealand News
The Lowe Corporation Rescue Helicopter was responded to 12 year old boy with a fractured leg from a skiing accident at the Whakapapa ski field. He was ...
nz.news.yahoo.com/a/-/.../boy-breaks-leg-in-skiing-accident/
Aussies wanted at NZ ski fields | Scoop News
A tourism campaign's been launched to entice snow-starved Western Australians here to enjoy our skifields.
www.scoop.co.nz/multimedia/tv/business/68302.html
New Zealand Ski Field | Airline Travel and Vacation Trip Ideas
Through the years Nz is promoting a status being an international skiing destination. Its spectacular ...You are here: Home > News > New Zealand Ski Field ...
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Sky TV warned after upgrade blunder - Yahoo! New Zealand News
Pay-TV operator Sky Network Television has paid back more than 2500 customers who were overcharged when they tried to upgrade their subscriptions.
nz.news.yahoo.com/.../sky-tv-warned-after-upgrade-blunder/
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