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20/04/2014

Queenstown rider takes home slopestyle

Nailing it: Queenstown Bike Festival's slopestyle competition in full swing at the Ballarat Street carpark last night PICTURE: riverleaphotography.com

It’s finally happened for Queenstown mountain biker Conor McFarlane. Last year he was third. In 2012 he was runner-up. Last night he at last won his hometown stopestyle competition. McFarlane, described by event MC Tony ‘T-Man’ Moore as “the most underrated mountain biker »»

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Royals can't get enough of Queenstown

Royals can't get enough of Queenstown

She wants to come back to help pick grapes – he can’t wait to return to drink the result.   It seems Royal it-couple the Duke and »»

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Megabucks Queenstown skifield boost takes shape

Megabucks Queenstown skifield boost takes shape

A MULTI-MILLION dollar chairlift development at a Queenstown ski area is taking shape with huge towers – including one 16-metres high »»

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Queenstown Business

New big cheese at Queenstown tourism giant

New big cheese at Queenstown tourism giant

Ngai Tahu Tourism has appointed a new chief executive. Quinton Hall will take the reins in July at the tourism giant – »»

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Queenstown Local Life

Zero rates increase expected for Queenstown

Zero rates increase expected for Queenstown

Queenstown Lakes District Council is proposing an average zero rates increase for the second year running. The proposal features »»

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Queenstown Crime

Man charged with using false passport in Queenstown

Man charged with using false passport in Queenstown

A Fijian man has been remanded in custody after allegedly attempting to leave New Zealand using a false passport. Queenstown »»

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Coming Up EventsMovies

Comedy debate returns to Queenstown Winter Fest

Comedy debate returns to Queenstown Winter Fest

The popular comedy debate returns to this year’s 40th Queenstown Winter Festival for the first time in five years. The »»

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Busker finalists battle to open Blues & Roots

Busker finalists battle to open Blues & Roots

Six Queenstown bands and soloists are left gunning for a coveted spot to open for Elvis Costello and The Doobie Brothers. The »»

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Captain America: The Winter Soldier

Captain America: The Winter Soldier

CAPTAIN America is known as the first Avenger, but he was the last to get his introductory movie in phase one of the Marvel »»

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