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Astro Stars Set to Descend on NZ for Starlight Festival

Monday, 2 October 2017, 1:20 pm | The Hermitage Aoraki Mount Cook

New Zealand is set to welcome some of the most influential astrophysicists in the world, as part of the third Aoraki Mackenzie Starlight Festival, to be held at Aoraki/Mount Cook’s The Hermitage Hotel from Friday the 13th-15th October. More >>

‘What a pig’ is a winner for Mt Cook

Tuesday, 25 September 2012, 5:19 pm | The Hermitage Aoraki Mount Cook

The wild and creative work of a chef based in remote Mt Cook has taken the title of National Champion at the prestigious Monteith’s Beer and Wild Food Challenge. More >>

Base camp at Aoraki Mt Cook turns off for Earth Hour

Thursday, 24 March 2011, 1:22 pm | The Hermitage Aoraki Mount Cook

Press release from The Hermitage, Aoraki Mt Cook 24 March 2011 Base camp at Aoraki Mt Cook turns off for Earth Hour An iconic New Zealand hotel is joining individuals, businesses and governments around the world to acknowledge their commitment to the ... More >>

Mt Cook: More departures for off-road activities

Thursday, 2 December 2010, 11:29 am | The Hermitage Aoraki Mount Cook

Tasman Valley 4WD and Argo Tours have reopened for summer with new schedules and more departures for visitors seeking exhilarating off-road experiences in the Aoraki Mount Cook National Park. More >>

Aussie Couple Go Trans-Tasman For Extreme Wedding

Thursday, 21 January 2010, 10:59 am | The Hermitage Aoraki Mount Cook

Warm climes may be the "traditional" wedding choice but one Australian couple has bucked the trend, opting for a special winter wonderland wedding at New Zealand’s Aoraki Mount Cook this week. More >>

Mountain music a hit

Tuesday, 8 December 2009, 1:37 pm | The Hermitage Aoraki Mount Cook

The hills were alive with the sound of music last week when more than 150 locals and guests turned out to hear the Christchurch Youth Symphony Orchestra play at Aoraki Mount Cook. More >>

Mass fly-in creates buzz at Aoraki Mount Cook

Monday, 24 August 2009, 2:26 pm | The Hermitage Aoraki Mount Cook

More than 25 Cessna 180/185 aircraft[1] carrying 95 pilots and passengers arrived at the Aoraki Mount Cook Airport last weekend (21-23 August) for their biannual get-together at The Hermitage Hotel. General Manager of Tourism for Aoraki Mount Cook Alpine Village ... More >>

Young gun to head iconic Kiwi hotel

Friday, 31 July 2009, 10:19 am | The Hermitage Aoraki Mount Cook

Andrew Cleverley took up the role of General Manager of Aoraki Mount Cook’s Hermitage Hotel this week following his return from Australia where he was General Manager of Cairns’ premier four-star Rydges Plaza Hotel.  More >>

The Hermitage celebrates 125 year milestone

Thursday, 4 June 2009, 1:08 pm | The Hermitage Aoraki Mount Cook

There were hugs, laughter and tears of joy as 250 people reunited from around the world to celebrate the landmark 125th  birthday of a Kiwi icon. More >>

Hermitage Hotel takes gold for environmental work

Friday, 24 October 2008, 12:23 pm | The Hermitage Aoraki Mount Cook

One of the first to achieve Qualmark’s prestigious new Enviro-Gold rating, The Hermitage General Manager Denis Callesen says it’s a natural fit with the hotel’s commitment to environmental and social responsibility. More >>

Hermitage Hotel takes gold for environmental work

Monday, 20 October 2008, 8:37 am | The Hermitage Aoraki Mount Cook

One of the first to achieve Qualmark’s prestigious new Enviro-Gold rating, The Hermitage General Manager Denis Callesen says it’s a natural fit with the hotel’s commitment to environmental and social responsibility. More >>

It’s a nice day for a white wedding…

Tuesday, 5 August 2008, 3:13 pm | The Hermitage Aoraki Mount Cook

Fresh snowfall provided a magical backdrop for Australian Dayle Pascoe and Indonesian Lelly Suparman’s recent wedding at Aoraki Mount Cook’s Hermitage Hotel. More >>

Sir Edmund memorabilia new to museum

Friday, 27 June 2008, 4:06 pm | The Hermitage Aoraki Mount Cook

Reminders of Sir Edmund Hillary’s epic adventure to the South Pole have returned after 50 years to rest in the Sir Edmund Hillary Alpine Centre’s dedicated Hillary Gallery. More >>

Sir Edmund Hillary Alpine Centre officially opens

Friday, 30 May 2008, 10:37 am | The Hermitage Aoraki Mount Cook

The new Sir Edmund Hillary Alpine Centre at Aoraki Mount Cook was today (Thursday 29 May) officially opened by Sir Edmund’s widow, June, Lady Hillary Q.S.M. More >>

Ed Hillary Alpine Centre a ‘must see’ NZ icon

Wednesday, 21 May 2008, 11:53 am | The Hermitage Aoraki Mount Cook

A tribute to Sir Edmund Hillary, humanitarian, ambassador and one of the world’s greatest explorers, the new Sir Edmund Hillary Alpine Centre at Aoraki Mount Cook is becoming an essential stop on New Zealand’s tourism map. More >>

New marketing services manager for iconic hotel

Monday, 19 May 2008, 11:19 am | The Hermitage Aoraki Mount Cook

Sales and marketing specialist Cher Knights brings a wealth of experience to her new role as Marketing Services Manager of the world-renowned Hermitage Hotel at Aoraki Mount Cook. More >>

Dilmah star visits Mount Cook

Tuesday, 1 April 2008, 5:14 pm | The Hermitage Aoraki Mount Cook

Taking a tea break from his busy schedule, Merrill J. Fernando, the founder of Dilmah Tea (as seen on TV) and Chairman of MJF Group, visited the Sir Edmund Hillary Alpine Centre at Aoraki Mount Cook today. More >>

Short film, big impact

Monday, 18 February 2008, 3:54 pm | The Hermitage Aoraki Mount Cook

Local and international visitors to the new Sir Edmund Hillary Alpine Centre at Aoraki Mount Cook can now take the journey of a lifetime, from the Big Bang to the majestic Southern Alps, all from the seats of a brand new 3D theatre. More >>

Community to hold memorial service for Sir Ed

Thursday, 17 January 2008, 12:04 am | The Hermitage Aoraki Mount Cook

The Aoraki Mount Cook community is to hold its own memorial service to farewell Sir Edmund Hillary on Tuesday 22 January. The service will begin with a wreath laying at the Alpine Memorial near the site of the original Hermitage at 9.15am. This will ... More >>

Sthn Alps peak could be renamed to honour Sir Ed

Tuesday, 15 January 2008, 4:51 pm | The Hermitage Aoraki Mount Cook

The Hermitage, Sir Edmund Hillary Alpine Centre and Alpine Guides Limited have responded to calls to name a Southern Alps peak in honour of Sir Edmund Hillary. The Aoraki Mount Cook community, representing much of New Zealand’s climbing community, believes ... More >>

 

 

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