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26/01/2015

Queenstown man's warning on Ebola 'turning point'

Keeping on alert ... Adam Childs at his Arthurs Point home

An aid worker just returned from Sierra Leone is warning against complacency in the fight against Ebola. On Thursday, World Health Organisation officials said there had been a "turning point" in the crisis, with the number of cases falling in Liberia, Guinea and Sierra Leone, the BBC »»

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Rental car 'blacklist' trial for Queenstown

Rental car 'blacklist' trial for Queenstown

Dangerous tourist drivers whose rental vehicle contracts have been torn upwill be blacklisted in a Queenstown trial to prevent them from getting back »»

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Later drinking curfew on cards

Later drinking curfew on cards

‘Last drinks’ outside Queenstown’s Steamer Wharf bars and restaurants could be extended from 10pm till midnight. Ivy & »»

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Queenstown Business

Land ahoy at Lake Hayes

Land ahoy at Lake Hayes

Queenstown’s first fast-track housing development starts its public push today. Huge interest is expected in a 150-section »»

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Queenstown Local Life

Back up the bus: these guys rock

Back up the bus: these guys rock

OPINION: It’s time to say a big ‘thank you’ to public enemy number one. You know who I’m talking about. »»

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Queenstown Crime

Smashing entrance to Queenstown bank

Smashing entrance to Queenstown bank

A rental car mounted the footpath and crashed through a window at a central Queenstown bank yesterday. No-one was injured in »»

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Back to basics for Wakatipu

Back to basics for Wakatipu

The newly-appointed coach of the Wakatipu Premiers rugby team says he’s both excited and daunted. Justin Pewhairangi steps »»

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Warlords break their duck

Warlords break their duck

The unfancied Wakatipu Warlords had an upset win in the Mountain Scene Twenty/20 cricket league thanks to their ‘fiery »»

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Coming Up EventsMovies

Comic promises offensive mixture

Comic promises offensive mixture

Some people are just born creative – and local artist Peter Caulton has been blessed with both comic and musical talent. »»

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Should Steamer Wharf patrons be able to drink later outdoors?
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