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19/04/2015

Fight for your life

Cancer fight: Kat Lawrenson with partner Jarred Andrew, and boys (from left) Jayden, Nathan and Ryan<br />
            PICTURE: SHEENA HAYWOOD

A mum-of-three with advanced bowel cancer is urging other young parents to get checked before it's too late. Kat Lawrenson, 35, wants to bring attention to the "silent killer" she was diagnosed with just eight weeks ago. Lawrenson owned Queenstown's Forge Cafe for five years and was PA to »»

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Arrowtown eateries strike gold

Arrowtown eateries strike gold

Two of the Wakatipu's trendiest eateries are in Arrowtown. The owners of The Chop Shop and La Rumbla share their recipes for success with Philip »»

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The sky's the limit

The sky's the limit

Skydiving in Queenstown has topped a Chinese travel review website's poll as the 'ultimate experience'. More than 400,000 users of QYER.com - »»

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Queenstown Business

Council boss calls in legal hotshots

Council boss calls in legal hotshots

Queenstown's council has called in a top law firm over a consultant property manager's possible conflict of interest. Council »»

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Queenstown Local Life

Council water meter trial begins

Council water meter trial begins

The first of 500 water meters have been installed across the Queenstown Lakes district to help understand water use. The »»

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Queenstown Crime

Drivers change their drinking habits

Drivers change their drinking habits

The message not to drink and drive is getting through, cops say. A lower allowable alcohol level was introduced last December - »»

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Richie gears up for Gore rematch

Richie gears up for Gore rematch

Queenstown boxer Richie Hadlow squares off this Saturday against the fighter he spectacularly beat to claim a national title last »»

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Shooting for success

Shooting for success

A GRADING day kicks off the netball season this weekend with teams all hoping to net success. Pub on Wharf brings in a coach »»

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Coming Up EventsMovies

Cat's out of the bag

Cat's out of the bag

WinterFest's opening night party will have a distinctly '80s flavour this year. Margaret Urlich, Annie Crummer and Debbie Harwood »»

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Great North come south

Great North come south

Great North frontman Hayden Donnell got a sore throat just a day out from his national tour. The bassist Brett Adams busted his »»

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