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29/01/2015

Log cripples Queenstown catamaran

Out of action: The Spirit of Queenstown

Propeller problems have hamstrung Queenstown’s tourist catamaran Spirit of Queenstown for the second time. A boat propeller blade appears to have hit a submerged log, Southern Discoveries general manager John Robson says. “It’s hugely frustrating.” He says the propeller has »»

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Brit in tree fall hell

Brit in tree fall hell

A Brit’s in a Christchurch spinal unit after breaking his back in a Queenstown tree-climbing fall. James Salter, 26, who’s lived in the »»

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Fraudster Abbott admits car swindle

Fraudster Abbott admits car swindle

Dodgy car mechanic Karl Abbott’s been convicted of another fraud. The serial Queenstown fraudster, »»

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Queenstown Business

Jets a $7m plus for resort

Jets a $7m plus for resort

Private jet passengers injected more than $7 million into the Queenstown economy last year, with some spending about $10,000 a »»

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Queenstown Local Life

Queenstown man's warning on Ebola 'turning point'

Queenstown man's warning on Ebola 'turning point'

An aid worker just returned from Sierra Leone is warning against complacency in the fight against Ebola. On Thursday, World »»

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Queenstown Crime

Drug-dealing to students admitted

Drug-dealing to students admitted

A part-time labourer has admitted drug-dealing involving Wakatipu High School pupils. Harrison Kevin Robert Newman, 17, of »»

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Jack's a chip off the old block

Jack's a chip off the old block

Queenstown’s Jack Turner is starting to fulfil the golfing prowess promised in his genes. The 15-year-old son of two-time »»

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Top Queenstown teen nets scholarship

Top Queenstown teen nets scholarship

A talented Queenstown netballer takes a big leap in her sport this year. Monique Lynes next month becomes the first »»

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Coming Up EventsMovies

Heart’s pulse stays strong

Heart’s pulse stays strong

The applause has been deafening. For the past five years, it seems as if everybody has stepped up to recognise the contribution »»

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