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11/02/2016

Tourist charged over 'hit and run'

A 77-year-old American tourist has been charged over an alleged hit-and-run incident near Arrowtown on Tuesday. The man’s silver Volvo estate car allegedly hit a bike being ridden by a Spanish man with a 3-year-old local boy as a passenger. The pair were treated for minor cuts and bruises at »»

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Onwards and upwards at airport

Onwards and upwards at airport

Queenstown's balmy summer has helped keep the airport's costly infrastructure upgrade on schedule. The fast-growing airport is widening its runway »»

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Air bags crash driver banned

Air bags crash driver banned

A French woman who continued to drive after air bags deployed in a crash near Arrowtown last month has been banned from driving for the rest of her »»

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Queenstown Business

Bar baron Burgess sells up

Bar baron Burgess sells up

Queenstown bar baron Mike Burgess has shed two of his outlets. Burgess is best known as the co-owner of The Mall's Winnies pizza »»

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Queenstown Local Life

Lighting lanterns 'like throwing matches'

Lighting lanterns 'like throwing matches'

Using Chinese lanterns is like throwing live matches around and hoping nothing catches fire, the Otago Rural Fire Authority says. »»

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Queenstown Crime

Queenstown-bound cyclists struck by motorbike

Queenstown-bound cyclists struck by motorbike

A German cycling to Queenstown had his teeth knocked out when he was hit by a motorbike on the Crown Range »»

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New cricket champs crowned

Queenstown's got a new Twenty/20 cricket champion - the first in six years.Arrowtown Massive have won five titles on the trot, but they were knocked out in the semis of this »»

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Winding up for champs challenge

Seventy disc golf Davids hope to conquer one Goliath in Queenstown this weekend.The New Zealand Disc Golf Championships begins at the par-61 Tucker Beach course tomorrow.And the par-five »»

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Coming Up EventsMovies

Country boy goes unplugged

Cam Scott’s latest single is Prayin’ Rain, but he’ll be hoping for good weather ahead of his outdoor Queenstown gig.In true farmer fashion he’s going to jump on the »»

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Bard in the Gardens

Bard in the Gardens

It’s Shakespeare – but not as you know it. Macbeth as a waiter with big aspirations, As You Like It, involving »»

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Considering Airbnb-ing the kids' rooms?
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Most of the fish caught in our lakes and sea can be smoked. Whether they be blue cod and king fish from the sea, or rainbow trout and quinnat salmon from the lakes, all are great choices that can be used in this recipe. The tea, star anise ... »»