Newspaper & Magazine Articles and Columns authored by Manning Group Governing Director, Thomas Manning
Media reports of Manning Group Limited Business Activities
2006 - 2008: A Manning Group-led Consortium of Wellington infrastructure and transport investors held talks with Finance Minister Dr. Michael Cullen to operate 'The Overlander' while the Government considered privatising Scenic Rail after buy-back from Toll New Zealand Limited but ultimately decided not to privatise.
'Government considers lifeline for train service'
Sunday Star Times, 24 Sept. 2006
'Investors in talks on luxury rail trip'
The Dominion, 7 Sept 2006.
'Luxury train plan welcomed'
The Dominion, 8 Sept. 2006
'New Auckland to Wellington rail service floated'
New Zealand Herald.-20 May 2008
'$6.5m plan for faster Overlander'
The Dominion Post. - 20 May 2008
'Manning Group eyes Overlander'
Television New Zealand - 20 May 2008
New Zealand Herald - 23 May 2008
Manning Group and Shotover Jet Limited Host a Delegation of Officials from San Carlos de Bariloche including Sra. Chichi Costa, Mayor of Barioche & Sr. Raul Otero, Argentine Tourism Secretariat Delegate for Patagonia.
'South America beckons NZ firms'
Christchurch Press, 28 June 1994
Evening Post Interview with Thomas Manning about Manning Group and AJ Hackett's Puerto Madero Development Project and Heli-Bungy.
'Taking the plunge in Argentina'
Evening Post July 27, 1993
Writer Richard MacLean
Manning Group & AJ Hackett stage the first-ever Helibungy in Latin America in Buenos Aires, Argentina.
'Al vacio y sin paracaidas'
('Into the void without a parachute')
Writer Andres Villalonga