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29/06/2016

Housing lever 'little benefit' for Queenstown

The government's big stick to encourage house-building might be a damp squib in Queenstown, local council staff warn. And they say an uncontrolled release of land for development might threaten the district's world-renowned landscapes. Earlier this month, »»

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Community work for kidnapper's mum

Community work for kidnapper's mum

A mother who kept her son's whereabouts from police 18 months ago during a kidnapping investigation has been sentenced to 120 hours' community work. »»

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Light shone on night skiing

Light shone on night skiing

A decision on whether night skiing will start at Coronet Peak on Friday will probably be made tomorrow. Queenstown Winter Festival director Lisa »»

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Queenstown Business

Council to drop landbankers' hike

Council to drop landbankers' hike

Queenstown's council is set to drop a controversial proposal to hike rates on landbankers. Buried in a Queenstown Lakes »»

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Queenstown Local Life

Fest delivers kaleidoscope of fun

Fest delivers kaleidoscope of fun

Noise, colour, banter, creativity and enthusiasm - this year's Queenstown Winter Festival opening weekend had it all. »»

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Queenstown Crime

Pursuit, assaults keep cops busy

Pursuit, assaults keep cops busy

Queenstown police were kept busy at the weekend with six alleged assaults, an offensive behaviour incident and a driver »»

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Admirals 'greatest threat'

Admirals 'greatest threat'

Stampede captain Matt Schneider is tipping an Auckland team to provide the greatest threat to retaining the Birgel Cup.|The »»

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Ding-dong derby: Bulls get a fright

Ding-dong derby: Bulls get a fright

The Arrowtown Premiers coach says his second-placed side learnt about derby rugby when it came from behind to beat Wakatipu 20-10 »»

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Coming Up EventsMovies

The king of crapness

The king of crapness

Leave your dignity at the door this Sunday night at The World Bar.Self-proclaimed "hyperactive dip-shit", Tomas Ford, »»

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Chunks of real life fired from the lip

Chunks of real life fired from the lip

He stood up, he threw up, but he didn’t let it stop him. That was the first time comedian Cori Gonzalez-Macuer took to the »»

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Jim Boult for mayor?
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Sundried tomatoes are a sweet, dried tomato typically packed in oil to retain their intense and concentrated flavour. They are either dried in the sun naturally or in the oven. Just a small amount can add extra colour, flavour and ... »»