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5 Dec 2020 18:51
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  •   Home > News > Environment

    Kaikoura businesses are smiling ear-to-ear with the reopening of the Coastal Pacific railway

    Kaikoura businesses are smiling ear-to-ear with the reopening of the Coastal Pacific railway


    The train journey between Picton and Christchurch is hitting the tracks for the summer season today.

    Alpine-Pacific Holiday Park manager Elise Alcock says passengers will bring a much needed boost to the town after a rough slowdown of visitors from Covid-19.

    Cafes in the town say the trains will bring a much needed new wave of business.

    © 2020 Newstalk ZB, NZCity


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     Today's News

    Accident and Emergency:
    The Clinton Highway, near Waiwera South, east of Gore has been closed after a serious two-car crash 18:37

    Golf:
    Auckland have claimed a fifth straight women's inter-provincial golf championship after humbling Canterbury five-nil in the championship final 18:07

    Accident and Emergency:
    One person's dead following a serious crash earlier today on State Highway 2, at Otoko, near Gisborne 17:27

    Rugby:
    The kaumatua of the Maori All Blacks squad is making his presence felt ahead of tonight's match with Moana Pasifika 16:57

    Living & Travel:
    Animal rights organisation SAFE has launched a petition demanding an end to the worst aspects of rodeo 16:17

    Soccer:
    New Zealand Football technical director Andrew Boyens admits bias towards the Wellington Phoenix over other kiwi clubs 15:27

    International:
    UK and European Union call in leaders in bid to save Brexit trade talks 15:07

    Rugby:
    While much of the week's been about a celebration of culture, plenty of on-field fireworks are expected when the Maori All Blacks and Moana Pasifika meet in Hamilton tonight 14:57

    Health & Safety:
    Diabetes Foundation Aotearoa says New Zealand is lagging well behind the rest of the world when it comes to treating the disease 14:27

    Motoring:
    The southbound lanes of State Highway One are closed at Paremata near Wellington, due to a grass fire 14:07


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