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New Zealand Tourism Guide - 'Top Tourism Site Award'

Monday 19th Feb 2018

THIS WEEK'S WINNER19-02-2018 - South Pacific Whale Watch We are overwhelmed and grateful to be selected as this weeks wi...

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EPIC Whale Sightings!

Wednesday 7th Feb 2018

Epic Whale Sightings': Blue Whales, a Fin Whale, Humpback Whales and our resident Sperm Whales! Here's a beautiful pictu...

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Be Safe, Plan Ahead - CHECK Road Conditions for SH1 along Kaikoura Coast

Tuesday 19th Dec 2017

Travellers need to be aware that two areas of the SH1 route, both north and south of Kaikoura, are vulnerable in severe ...

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Helicopter Safety

Thursday 30th Nov 2017

Daniel Stevenson, from Kaikoura-based South Pacific Helicopters, has chosen to go beyond minimum compliance levels a...

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SH1 will open north of Kaikoura on 15 December 2017

Saturday 4th Nov 2017

Good news! Ongoing repair work of State Highway 1 north of Kaikoura through to Blenheim means the road will be open in t...

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America's Cup Kaikoura Visit

Sunday 22nd Oct 2017

South Pacific Helicopters had the privilege of flying the prestigious America's Cup into Kaikoura on 14 October 2017, du...

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KiwiRail resumes Kaikoura coastal route

Wednesday 20th Sep 2017

Last Friday hundreds of people welcomed the first train to pass through Kaikoura since the November's 7.8-magnitude eart...

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Working on Kaikoura's Ohau Point post-earthquake

Tuesday 25th Jul 2017

The road below Ohau Point is still buried since the 7.8 earthquake in November 2016, when more than 100,000 cubic metres...

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New office opening Summer 2017

Friday 21st Jul 2017

The new South Pacific Whale Watch by South Pacific Helicopters booking office will be opening at 72 West End in Kaikoura...

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Perfect Day for Whale Watching in Kaikoura

Wednesday 19th Oct 2016

Today was a magic day in the whale watching capital of New Zealand, Kaikoura. We were fortunate enough to be able to tak...

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Kaikoura - An amazing part of the world

Sunday 16th Oct 2016

South Pacific Helicopters had the pleasure of being asked to drop in on a stag party who were having a clay bird shoot w...

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More to us than whale watching

Thursday 13th Oct 2016

Today we were pleased to help the Marlborough Kaikoura Rural Fire Authority to upgrade their weather stations in the bea...

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Overlooking Kaikoura

Sunday 2nd Oct 2016

Summer is on its way here in New Zealand, so we are looking forward to a busy whale watching season ahead. Over the week...

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