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1/06/2016

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Pride of place: The Bombardier Challenger at Wanaka Airport<br />
            PICTURE: OTAGO DAILY TIMES

Wanaka Airport's first resident corporate jet is thought to be owned by a Queenstown businessman. The $20 million-plus Bombardier Challenger 300 is understood to be owned by former Queenstown mayor Sir John Davies. It has been in the district for several weeks and has been parked at Wanaka »»

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Hopes high Kiwi love will fly

Hopes high Kiwi love will fly

Love is in the air at Kiwi Birdlife Park. Nati, a 10-year-old male, pictured with Sophie Olsson-Pons, wildlife keeper from Kiwi Birdlife Park in »»

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Wakatipu winners vie for national prize

Wakatipu winners vie for national prize

Several Wakatipu Basin buildings were among 15 to win prizes at the 2016 Southern Architecture Awards in Queenstown at the weekend. Fourteen new »»

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Queenstown Business

Boom to continue: Colliers

Boom to continue: Colliers

A Queenstown property consultancy expects the local real estate boom to continue for two to three years despite approaching »»

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Queenstown Local Life

Council 'misleads' over parks

Council 'misleads' over parks

A veteran Queenstown businessman says the local council has misled the public over the loss of lakefront carparks. Despite »»

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Queenstown Crime

Meth-fuelled night of violence recalled

Meth-fuelled night of violence recalled

Three Queenstown men allegedly kidnapped 18 months ago have described a methamphetamine-fuelled night of violence and fear in a »»

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Muddy Maggots edge Wakatipu

Maniototo relied on its forward strength to grind out a Central Otago premier rugby win over Wakatipu in the Queenstown mud on Saturday. The heavy ground conditions at Queenstown »»

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Moose gets the antlers

Moose gets the antlers

Canadian Matt Schneider is the Stampede's new ice hockey captain.Now a Queenstown local, he's a senior player, having »»

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Coming Up EventsMovies

Predicting a mysterious evening

Predicting a mysterious evening

Mystery surrounds a theatrical production on its way to Queenstown.Mr and Mrs Alexander Present Sideshows and Psychics, which »»

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Ross rocks country

Ross rocks country

Queenstown rocker Sam Ross has a secret – country music is his guilty pleasure. The guitarist is best-known for his role in »»

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Should the Lakeview huts be used for housing?
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No

One of winter's most beloved dishes - lamb shanks. This melt-in-your-mouth recipe will fill your house with aromas of North African cuisine. When shopping for your shanks, remember the fore-shank of the lamb is less meaty than the ... »»