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Milford Sound

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Milford airport closure plan “quixotic, utopian” – Save Milford Airport group
20 Sep 2021  

Milford airport closure plan “quixotic, utopian” – Save Milford Airport group

Milford Sound aviation operators and stakeholders have hit back at calls for the closure of the facility in a document that outlines the case to keep the runway.


Victorian explorer to rest easy as Fiordland names set for correction
27 Aug 2021   /

Victorian explorer to rest easy as Fiordland names set for correction

The New Zealand Geographic Board Ngā Pou Taunaha o Aotearoa is calling for submissions on place name changes in Fiordland.


Speed reduced on major tourist route
3 Aug 2021   /

Speed reduced on major tourist route

Waka Kotahi NZ Transport Agency has issued permanent reduced speed limits across a 19km stretch from the Homer Tunnel to Milford Sound.


“Disgrace, kick in the guts, disrespectful” – Milford operators on masterplan
29 Jul 2021  

“Disgrace, kick in the guts, disrespectful” – Milford operators on masterplan

Operators line up to challenge the plan’s recommendations with aviation and cruise at the front of the queue.


Mayors weigh in on Milford makeover
29 Jul 2021  

Mayors weigh in on Milford makeover

The launch of the Milford masterplan has received a mixed reaction among local council leadership in the deep south.


Ban cruise ships, scrap aerodrome, charge foreigners – Milford masterplan
28 Jul 2021  

Ban cruise ships, scrap aerodrome, charge foreigners – Milford masterplan

The Milford Opportunities Project unveils its highly-anticipated plan for the destination.


Te Anau Helicopter applies for 30 year lease at Milford Sound
12 May 2021   /

Te Anau Helicopter applies for 30 year lease at Milford Sound

DOC calling for submissions by 4 June.


Last opportunity for Milford Sound feedback
5 Oct 2020  

Last opportunity for Milford Sound feedback

Feedback was required on possible options and ideas for the sound, the road leading into it and Te Anau and the surrounding regions.


Future of Milford Sound explored in survey
15 Jul 2020   /

Future of Milford Sound explored in survey

Public feedback is being sought on the future of Milford Sound Piopiotahi and its surrounding regions.


Fiordland’s Homer Tunnel to close for works
27 May 2020   /

Fiordland’s Homer Tunnel to close for works

Waka Kotahi NZ Transport Agency will close Homer Tunnel for road resurfacing following Queen’s Birthday weekend.


Milford Sound access to open for private vehicles
12 Mar 2020   /

Milford Sound access to open for private vehicles

Private vehicle access into and out of Milford Sound Piopiotahi will start on Monday 16 March.


NZTA outlines increased Milford access proposals
6 Mar 2020   /

NZTA outlines increased Milford access proposals

An increase in daily convoys into Milford Sound and night-time public access are two measures being proposed to widen access to the popular destination.


Milford Sound convoys set to continue as road repairs ongoing
2 Mar 2020   /

Milford Sound convoys set to continue as road repairs ongoing

Convoys in and out of Milford Sound Piopiotahi are set to be ongoing as work continues on repairing the road following adverse weather that closed the highway in February.


Milford Haven launches second season
19 Dec 2019   /

Milford Haven launches second season

Go Orange’s Milford Haven has launched into its second season at Milford Sound.


Stopping areas of Milford Sound highway to close due to rockfall risk
21 Nov 2019   /

Stopping areas of Milford Sound highway to close due to rockfall risk

Two stopping areas on the Milford Sound highway (SH94) will close for the summer season, due to increased rockfall risk.


Safer speeds proposed for popular tourist route
15 Nov 2019   /

Safer speeds proposed for popular tourist route

Consultation on a proposal for safer speed limits on three sections of Milford Road are set to begin Monday, 18 November.


Real Journeys vessel strikes rock at Milford Sound
8 Oct 2018  

Real Journeys vessel strikes rock at Milford Sound

A Real Journeys vessel carrying 39 tourists on a private charter hit a rock while seal watching.


After 15 years and nearly $400K, Milford Sound’s Bowen Falls track reopens
1 Feb 2018  

After 15 years and nearly $400K, Milford Sound’s Bowen Falls track reopens

Milford Sound/Piopiotahi’s popular Lady Bowen Falls walk has reopened for the first time in more than 15 years.


Milford Sound introduces Smart Parking tech
21 Dec 2017  

Milford Sound introduces Smart Parking tech

The popularity of Milford Sound Information Centre and Café with the hundreds of thousands of tourists who visit the area each year meant increasing pressure on the parking facilities.