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1/10/2014

Glenorchy crash firm staff 'humbled'

Glenorchy Air co-owner Robert Rutherford says he and company staff are "humbled" by the support they have received since senior pilot Ray Crow was killed in the crash of one of its aircraft last month. Rutherford says he "can't say enough good things" about the local aviation »»

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Health board spurns upgrade to Queenstown hospital

Health board spurns upgrade to Queenstown hospital

Southern District Health Board is angling to off-load Queenstown’s hospital to a local community trust.  SDHB had previously committed to »»

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Queenstown youth worker ‘lucky hero’ after car crash

Queenstown youth worker ‘lucky hero’ after car crash

Pinned in an upside-down car, 30 metres down a steep bank, David Sharples feared the worst.  “Initially I couldn’t get out of my »»

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Queenstown Business

Stem cell centre proposed for resort

Stem cell centre proposed for resort

A Chinese billionaire is in advanced negotiations to fund a multimillion-dollar stem cell treatment and research centre in »»

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Queenstown Local Life

Queenstown's big brother upgrade

Queenstown's big brother upgrade

Queenstown police are asking for more crime-fighting cameras to keep watch on the resort’s streets.  The force is in »»

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Queenstown Crime

Queenstown copper gets discharge without conviction

Queenstown copper gets discharge without conviction

An "employment process" has begun for a Queenstown police officer who remained on leave without pay yesterday after she »»

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Coming Up EventsMovies

A night of double bass in Queenstown

A night of double bass in Queenstown

The creative energies of two of New Zealand’s mightiest dance acts will be focused on a few square metres of Queenstown on »»

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Pol's latest project

Pol's latest project

A blistering punk rock trio is the latest endeavour for Queenstown muso Pol Nicholson. The Scots singer-songwriter is one of the »»

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