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The Fiordland Advocate has been named
a finalist in two sections of the prestigious
Pacific Area Newspaper Association's
(PANPA) advertising awards.
Held annually, the awards seek to
recognise and celebrate the in-house skills
of sales executives, team leaders and
managers, plus designers and creative
services directors in digital and print.
More than 300 entries were made for this
year's competition -- a record.
Association chief executive Mark Hollands
said judges had commented this year that
there had been a substantial difference
between the finalists and the rest of the
The Fiordland Advocate is one of four
finalists in the 0-10,000 circulation
category for the Best Advertisement/
Campaign Promoting Print in a Trade
Publication or as an In-House Ad. It
is also one of five finalists for a new
award recognising the best Best Multi-
Department or Individual Collaboration
to Deliver Value to a Client. This award
is open to all circulation groups and
the other finalists include well-known
Australian newspapers the Sun Herald
and The Age.
PANPA is an industry group that
represents newspapers in the
Asia-Pacific region. It has a membership
base consisting of more than 1000
newspapers and websites across the
region, including every significant
newspaper in Australia and New Zealand,
as well as most English-language
newspapers in South-East Asia and the
The winners will be announced on April 27.
Advocate finalist in Pacific ad awards
Mrs Wallace said the family had enjoyed
great support from the Department
of Conservation which had timed the
installation of track markers to coincide
with the group's traverse. Family members
assisted with carrying the posts and in
return had the company and support of
That had been insightful, but also
tremendously reassuring as the trek was
difficult for a few family members who were
were still tramping as darkness began to
An added surprise was meeting Te Anau's
Ray Willett and Knobs Flat Accommodation
manager PC Taylor en route. Both were also
completing a commemorative walk of the
Mr Willett met the group at the top and
accompanied them back to the Eglinton.
Mrs Wallace's husband Doug said Mr
Willett and the DOC staff were "really, really
helpful... and very patient" and the Dore
family was grateful for their presence.
"The Dore family was not the usual
demographic for trampers going across the
Dore Pass," he said.
While in Fiordland the family had stayed at
Te Anau Downs and enjoyed a celebratory
dinner together with a centennial cake
that was cut by the oldest and youngest
descendants present. Everyone had
thoroughly enjoyed the trip and there had
already been talk of repeating the feat in
the future, she said.
Descendants of JBC Dore at the top of the Dore Pass last week, marking 100 years since the first
Family's Dore to the past
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Individuals, schools, community groups,
businesses and farmers who've contributed
to environmental sustainability have until
the end of next week to enter their efforts in
the 2011 Southland Environment Awards.
Held annually by Environment Southland,
the awards acknowledge the huge amount
of good work being done -- often behind
the scenes and voluntarily -- to safeguard
and enhance Southland's environment.
The winners will be announced at a gala
presentation evening. This will be the 16th
year the awards have been held.
Fiordland and Western Southland have
featured prominently in the awards in the
past. Last year local nominees claimed
four of the awards and another being highly
There are seven categories, each with
prizes valued at $1000, including cash,
travel, native plants and professional
services. Further information and a
nomination form can be downloaded from
www.es.govt.nz. Alternatively, email
email@example.com or phone (03) 211-
5115. Nominations close on Friday 29 April.
Environment award nominations sought
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