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28/08/2015

Council HQ 'might collapse' in major quake

Queenstown's council headquarters is at risk of a CTV-like collapse in a major earthquake, councillors were told yesterday. At a full council meeting in Queenstown, The Property Group senior consultant Ian Thompson, of Christchurch, says the Gorge Rd building, at 35 per cent of current code, »»

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Fire victim: 'At least it's still standing'

Fire victim: 'At least it's still standing'

David Jacobs had been away from his Arrowtown home only about 20 minutes when he returned to find three fire crews dousing it in water. The »»

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Todd Barclay: The bridge debate's over - let's build it

Todd Barclay: The bridge debate's over - let's build it

As the MP for the largest electorate in the country, I spend a lot of time on roads. I travel Milton to Milford Sound and everywhere in between on a »»

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Queenstown Business

DQ spends $60k on rainbow mountains

DQ spends $60k on rainbow mountains

What does almost $60,000 and two years' research get you? Destination Queenstown's new branding. The marketing body's new logo »»

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Queenstown Local Life

Where will they live, Minister?

Where will they live, Minister?

Major Queenstown employers are in talks over providing worker housing as the government urges the jobless masses to head south. »»

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Queenstown Crime

Cop allegedly assaulted with tool

Cop allegedly assaulted with tool

A Queenstown police sergeant was allegedly hit over the head with a metal tool while attending an incident. Sergeant Keith »»

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King Henry abdicates, invades Germany

King Henry abdicates, invades Germany

Queenstown's best rugby player is hocking off his skills to Germany. Wakatipu Premiers captain Henry Youngman, his team's player »»

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Stampede are champions!

Stampede are champions!

Southern Stampede are 2015 national champions. The Queenstown-based ice hockey team dethroned Canterbury Red Devils in an epic »»

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Coming Up EventsMovies

It’s showtime, darlings

It’s showtime, darlings

Caluzzi cabaret show comes with a warning – don’t bother coming if you’re not ready to have fun. Expect big »»

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