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25/05/2015

More Matakauri, more celebs

Set for expansion: Queenstown luxury digs Matakauri Lodge

Queenstown's swanky Matakauri Lodge is primed for expansion. The upmarket Glenorchy Road lodge - which regularly hosts celebrities such as British royals William and Kate - is in line for a zone change allowing additional development. As part of Queenstown council's district plan review, »»

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How we can get Queenstown back on track

How we can get Queenstown back on track

OPINION: These days there seem to be more and more people lamenting the way Queenstown used to be. If we don't make some changes, that group »»

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Frankton Flats fuels boom

Frankton Flats fuels boom

Queenstown’s property market will continue expanding for at least the next two to three years, an annual market report concludes.Property »»

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Queenstown Business

Nomads' new watering hole

Nomads' new watering hole

A backpackers where drunken guests last year caused a $60,000 flood wants to open a bar in its lobby.Nomads Queenstown, on »»

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Queenstown Local Life

This place needs a hero - and humour

This place needs a hero - and humour

PARTING SHOT: The drawbridge is up and the portcullis down at Gorge Road Castle as Queenstown's council goes into defence »»

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Queenstown Crime

Hotel's cash crisis revealed

Hotel's cash crisis revealed

An Auckland property developer's court wrangle with a Queenstown architect has exposed cash-flow problems with a local hotel »»

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Fluker fired up for Europe

Fluker fired up for Europe

Queenstown mountain biking ace Kate Fluker is about to start her northern hemisphere campaign in a bid to win Olympic selection. »»

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Improving Arrowtown works for win

Improving Arrowtown works for win

The Arrowtown Premiers rugby side has regained its mojo after claiming a major scalp. The side beat previously unbeaten Upper »»

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Coming Up EventsMovies

Band of brothers

Band of brothers

Irish lads The Plebs are a rock ‘n’ roll family. The three musicians, who now live in Queenstown, met eight years ago »»

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Sakimoto drops in

Sakimoto drops in

SWAPPING the bright lights of LA for the dank nights of Invercargill is not the most obvious way to kick-start a musical career. »»

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