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6/07/2015

International passengers set record

No standing room: Queenstown Airport's stands fill up on Saturday, in this view from the air control tower. Photo by Queenstown Airport Corporation.

Queenstown Airport has set a record for international passenger arrivals, but not without some slight turbulence. Queenstown Airport Corporation chief executive Scott Paterson says there were more jets than '"stands" at the terminal late on Saturday afternoon, after one plane arrived »»

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Big rugby win for Arrowtown

Big rugby win for Arrowtown

The Arrowtown Premiers prospered while the Wakatipu Premiers faltered in yesterday’s top-six round of the Central Otago rugby competition. »»

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Home detention for Marshall's attacker

Home detention for Marshall's attacker

The son of 'Black Widow' murderer Helen Milner, found guilty of punching and stomping former All Black Justin Marshall outside a Queenstown bar, »»

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Queenstown Business

NZ's richest cycling event Queenstown bound

NZ's richest cycling event Queenstown bound

Queenstown skifield roads will host a new road-cycling race that will be the richest one-day cycling event in New Zealand. »»

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Queenstown Local Life

Tourism hotspot 'potential death-trap'

Tourism hotspot 'potential death-trap'

A former councillor reckons it's almost inevitable someone will be killed at Bennett's Bluff.  At the Queenstown »»

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Queenstown Crime

Roofer loses memory in drunken rampage

Roofer loses memory in drunken rampage

A berserk roofer headbutted a Queenstown bouncer in a drunken blackout and resisted police. Christchurch man Jordan William »»

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Rovers thrash Southend

Rovers thrash Southend

Queenstown Rovers remain top after thrashing Southend United 8-1 at the Events Centre. The resort team lead 4-1 at half-time »»

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Southern Stampede blitzkrieg Thunder

Southern Stampede blitzkrieg Thunder

Southern Stampede savaged rivals Dunedin Thunder 12-2 as they continue to dominate the national ice hockey league. The »»

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Coming Up EventsMovies

Here's the News: concert line-up announced

Here's the News: concert line-up announced

Huey Lewis and the News, Melissa Etheridge and REO Speedwagon will play this summer's winery concert in Queenstown. Tickets for »»

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