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Stuff.co.nz
'Pride of Picton' Joseph Sullivan aims for America's Cup glory
Stuff.co.nz
Parents Mike and Elaine Sullivan, who live in Picton, could not attend the America's Cup in Bermuda and do not have Sky TV. So instead they get up early to watch it at their neighbour's. The Sullivans watch the race with their neighbour Maureen ...

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 22 Jun 2017 

Independent Community Newspaper
America's Cup: 'Pride of Picton' Joseph Sullivan aims for cup glory
Independent Community Newspaper
Parents Mike and Elaine Sullivan, who live in Picton, could not attend the America's Cup in Bermuda and do not have Sky TV. So instead they get up early to watch it at their neighbour's. The Sullivans watch the race with their neighbour Maureen ...

 22 Jun 2017 

Marlborough Express
Trap shop opens in effort to make Picton predator free
Marlborough Express
Picton Dawn Chorus has established a pop-up shop on Wellington St to sell predator traps, which are subsidised by a grant from the Kiwibank Predator Free Community project. Picton Dawn Chorus project co-ordinator Siobain Browning says the shop, which ...

 16 Jun 2017 

Marlborough Express
Picton's Queen Charlotte Yacht Club big winner in annual plan process
Marlborough Express
Queen Charlotte Yacht Club was the big winner, receiving $270,000 from the council to go towards a replacement clubhouse at Shelley Beach, in Picton. The project co-ordinator for the new clubhouse, Ian Gardiner, described it as a multi-purpose facility ...

 13 Jun 2017 

FOX21News.com
Search and rescue operation for missing elderly Picton man
New Zealand Herald
An elderly man who went for an afternoon stroll to admire stunning Queen Charlotte Sound views sparked a major rescue operation when he took a wrong turn. Police say they were called about 2.50pm when a 70-year-old Picton man became lost walking ...
Search and Rescue operation carried out in Picton yesterdayVoxy

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 20 Jun 2017 

Radio New Zealand
Reduced speed limits for Picton - Chch route
Radio New Zealand
The Transport Agency has permanently reduced speed limits on the alternative road between Picton and Christchurch while it waits for State Highway 1 north of KaikĊura to reopen. The inland route became the main way to get from Picton to Christchurch ...
Lower speeds on Picton to CHC alternate route until SH1 reopensVoxy

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 12 Jun 2017 
Answer found for road safety issue at Waikawa Bay
Scoop.co.nz (press release)
Residents' spokesman Hiram Taylor told councillors that concerns for pupil safety needed to be addressed. Picton councillor Nadine Taylor says issues over neighbouring land ownership and the existence of a deep roadside drain had previously complicated ...

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 21 Jun 2017 

NZCity
Courier jailed after Picton meth seizure
NZCity
A man arrested at the Picton wharf in 2015 with more than $1 million of methamphetamine in his car has been sentenced to six years and eight months' jail. Stephen Harland was charged with possession of meth for supply after being caught driving off the ...

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 7 Jun 2017 

Stuff.co.nz
Pin pulled on Picton's two-pupil school
Stuff.co.nz
But Father Pearce believed families moving out of Picton to find work was more likely the cause of the school's dwindling roll. "We were going OK with 10 pupils, but then one family with three children at the school moved. "Then other families thought ...

 6 Jun 2017 

Marlborough Express
Jess Foley-Taylor heads to Vanuatu on dance charity mission
Marlborough Express
Cup: Meet 'Pride of Picton' · MBC Falcons face busy Timaru side · Semifinal preview in store · Blenheim's bug motel · Once bitten, not shy · Respect: Hunting the 'Kiwi way' · Drink-driving teen caught again · Wine windfall while whitebaiting? Seabed ...

 23 Jun 2017 

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