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Stuff.co.nz
Picton puts on a show for America's Cup heroes
Stuff.co.nz
Picton put on a show for the America's Cup parade and the town was rewarded with a chance to get up close to the giant silver trophy. As thousands of people lined up the streets of Picton to welcome their sailing heroes, a last-minute decision was made ...

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 13 Oct 2017 

The Press
Cyclists asked to avoid alternative Picton-Christchurch highway
The Press
A NZTA spokeswoman said there had been reports of "groups of cyclists" on the road between Christchurch and Picton on Friday. The highway has been the main route for traffic travelling through the upper South Island since the November 14, 2016, ...

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 20 Oct 2017 

Radio New Zealand
Picton to Kaikōura cycle trail 'biggest benefit' from quake
Radio New Zealand
The most difficult sections to achieve are Ward to Clarence and Picton to Blenheim, and are likely to be in the longer term. The report's authors recommend the trail assets should be owned and maintained by the Marlborough and Kaikōura district councils.
Mayor welcomes Picton to Kaikoura trail reportVoxy

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 4 Oct 2017 

Marlborough Express
Picton boxing brothers take on their first competition inside the ring
Marlborough Express
They only started boxing last year, but Picton brothers Stallion and Soldier Huntley are already finding their feet. And this weekend they're off to Christchurch to compete in their first competition, the South Island Novice Boxing Champs. Soldier, 12 ...

 20 Oct 2017 
Over the water
New Zealand Herald
How often in life do we pass through a place without taking it in? Picton is the perfect example of a place that is beautiful in its own right, yet the fact it is a travel hub connecting the South Island to its northern neighbour means this quaint and ...

 18 Oct 2017 

Stuff.co.nz
Railway from Picton to Christchurch closes again after wet start to October
Stuff.co.nz
A wet start to October has caused slips to come down on the Main North Line, which is expected to remain closed until the end of the month. The newly rebuilt railway line from Picton to Christchurch could be closed for the rest of the month after ...

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 12 Oct 2017 

Otago Daily Times
Four people fall from balcony at hotel
Newshub
A fourth was taken by the Coastguard to Picton and then transported to Wairau Hospital in an ambulance, the spokeswoman said. The four are all local men, aged between 59 and 89, Fairfax reports. They were on the deck adjoining the restaurant and the ...
Four injured in fall when Marlborough resort railing collapses - NZ ...New Zealand Herald
Shock over deck railing collapse at Marlborough Sounds hotelStuff.co.nz

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 21 Oct 2017 

Stuff.co.nz
Plans to pave paradise and put up a trucking lot
Stuff.co.nz
"I think something absolutely needs to be done about the trucks in Picton because it's just a mess. They're so big they hang over the white line and crowd the street, and make it quite dangerous. You can't blame them, they've got nowhere else to go.".

 27 Sep 2017 

Stuff.co.nz
Picton mooring company makes NZ Innovation Awards finals
Stuff.co.nz
Baker's efforts with his crew at his Picton company N-Viro Mooring Systems have won them a finals spot in three categories at the 2017 New Zealand Innovation Awards. Current mooring systems fail over time through corrosion and deterioration of the ...

 29 Sep 2017 

Stuff.co.nz
Bad weather closes newly-fixed rail line between Picton and Christchurch
Stuff.co.nz
Just a single train managed to traverse the newly-repaired rail line from Christchurch to Picton before bad weather closed it again. KiwiRail group general manager network services Todd Moyle confirmed freight trains had not been able to run on the ...

 19 Sep 2017 

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