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30/08/2016

Park and ride survey results revealed

Congested: But will a park and ride help ease traffic on Queenstown's Shotover Street

Poll results show Queenstowners want a potential park-and-ride service extended - and they're not prepared to pay much for it. More than 400 people responded to a Queenstown council survey, leading up to a trial which should be launched before Christmas. »»

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Rescued Czech wants to give back

Rescued Czech wants to give back

The Czech tourist who watched her partner fall to his death on the Routeburn Track plans to donate money to the New Zealand agencies that saved her »»

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Lured by the mother lode

Lured by the mother lode

The discovery of gold in the Arrow and Shotover Rivers brought thousands to the Wakatipu. Towns like Macetown, Skippers and Bullendale were abandoned »»

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Queenstown Business

Council orders Skyline clean-up

Council orders Skyline clean-up

Queenstown's council has ordered a tourism giant to remove industrial waste from a local recreation reserve. Skyline Enterprises »»

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Queenstown Local Life

Lake Hayes Estate house almost hits $1m

Lake Hayes Estate house almost hits $1m

This former showhome has been bought for what's believed to be the highest price paid for a property at Queenstown's Lake Hayes »»

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Queenstown Crime

Drone incidents on the rise

Drone incidents on the rise

Cops responded to three drone incidents the same day an Air New Zealand jet was forced to complete a "go-around" at »»

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Hungry Stampede sniff victory

Hungry Stampede sniff victory

Don't expect Queenstown's Stampede to skate into new territory for tonight's crucial ice hockey playoff game. Coach Adam »»

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Final win seals season sweep

Final win seals season sweep

Lone Star have surged through the Wakatipu premier grade netball season undefeated, winning last Saturday's final over rivals Pub »»

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Coming Up EventsMovies

The love boat

The love boat

DJ Adam Love is back for his sixth dose of Queenstown Gay Ski Week. The Sydney-based muso reckons it's his favourite time of the »»

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Acoustic to the core

Acoustic to the core

They may be one of the busiest bands in town but Pear of Pommes don’t take themselves too seriously. The Brit duo, who »»

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Will the Stonewood Homes probe hurt Jim Boult's mayoral chances?
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No

The basic principles of making the perfect crackling seem simple enough, but they need to be adhered to in order to get the best result. To me there's no point in having pork belly without crackling. If you score then dry the skin ... »»