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31/07/2016

Biz bods want nod

Wants bed tax: Tony Hill

Two long-time Queenstown businessmen who've had major community roles are among new council candidates standing in this October's elections. They're Tony Hill, 66, who's held health-related positions, and John MacDonald, 58, a former chairman of regional tourism body Destination Queenstown. »»

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Thief admits weapons charge

Thief admits weapons charge

A shoplifter admits having imitation handguns and a baseball bat with a machete taped to the end when stopped by cops. »»

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Big bikkies for ex-ABs coach

Big bikkies for ex-ABs coach

A plush Kelvin Heights pad owned by former All Blacks coach Laurie Mains is the most expensive house sold in Queenstown this year. »»

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Queenstown Business

Ball's in your court, developers

Ball's in your court, developers

A zone change has given developers the latitude to change the face of Queenstown. But property experts say there's unlikely to be »»

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Queenstown Local Life

Parting Shot: It's time for Destination Not Queenstown

Parting Shot: It's time for Destination Not Queenstown

You can imagine the scene in the Disneyland staff bar after a long day. In grumps Goofy, takes off his big dog costume head, sits »»

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Queenstown Crime

Cops mount armed response

Cops mount armed response

Armed policed swooped in Queenstown yesterday after a man walked out of a property with a weapon. »»

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Gloveman takes treble with KO

Gloveman takes treble with KO

Queenstowner Richie Hadlow has joined an elite group of boxers to have won three national titles. In Rotorua last week the »»

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It's a question of sport

It's a question of sport

It's being billed as Queenstown's "ultimate sports quiz - like no other". Sports nuts are being invited to duke it »»

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Coming Up EventsMovies

Beating the 9-to-5 trap

Beating the 9-to-5 trap

He sells pest traps by day and makes music by night — Sean O'Brien, known as Joe Blossom, is a man of mystery. The muso »»

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Girl on a mission

Girl on a mission

After her first stage appearance at the age of four, Annah Mac's future was filled with musical notes. The songbird has quit her »»

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The complex flavours of Indian curries are governed by three key base ingredients - ginger, garlic and turmeric. Scientists have found traces on pots used for cooking in India up to 4000 years ago. The addition of coconut milk mellows ... »»