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8/02/2016

School fundraiser breaks new ground

Bright idea: Hammer-holding principal Ben Witheford with (from left) Queenstown Placemakers owner Matt Cleaver, Hoamz director Graeme Jackson and GJ Gardner owner Nick Tapper

A Queenstown school's novel fundraiser is so good it's child's play.A group of property market movers and shakers are going build a house and splash the profits on a playground for Shotover Primary School.The school's board, GJ Gardner, Placemakers, Hoamz, Shotover Country »»

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Council boss' salary revealed

Council boss' salary revealed

Queenstown's mayor has revealed details of the recruitment process of new council top dog Mike Theelen - including his salary.Vanessa van »»

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Parting Shot: A tale of two appointments

Parting Shot: A tale of two appointments

My four-year-old son loves something called The Looky Book, which attempts to kick-start youngsters' brains.On one particular page there's a »»

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Queenstown Business

Bar baron Burgess sells up

Bar baron Burgess sells up

Queenstown bar baron Mike Burgess has shed two of his outlets. Burgess is best known as the co-owner of The Mall's Winnies pizza »»

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Queenstown Local Life

Climbers conquer new Aspiring route

Climbers conquer new Aspiring route

Mt Aspiring's northwest face has been conquered for the first time by three Queenstown climbers. It took Ben Dare, Danny Murphy »»

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Queenstown Crime

Queenstown-bound cyclists struck by motorbike

Queenstown-bound cyclists struck by motorbike

A German cycling to Queenstown had his teeth knocked out when he was hit by a motorbike on the Crown Range »»

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New cricket champs crowned

Queenstown's got a new Twenty/20 cricket champion - the first in six years.Arrowtown Massive have won five titles on the trot, but they were knocked out in the semis of this »»

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Winding up for champs challenge

Seventy disc golf Davids hope to conquer one Goliath in Queenstown this weekend.The New Zealand Disc Golf Championships begins at the par-61 Tucker Beach course tomorrow.And the par-five »»

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Coming Up EventsMovies

Country boy goes unplugged

Cam Scott’s latest single is Prayin’ Rain, but he’ll be hoping for good weather ahead of his outdoor Queenstown gig.In true farmer fashion he’s going to jump on the »»

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Bard in the Gardens

Bard in the Gardens

It’s Shakespeare – but not as you know it. Macbeth as a waiter with big aspirations, As You Like It, involving »»

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Was Queenstown council's new CEO appointed too quickly?
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Mascarpone and blueberries are a match made in heaven - and when you add whipped egg white to this luxuriously creamy element, a surprising transformation occurs to your hotcakes. Not only will they have a heavenly lightness, they ... »»