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26/08/2016

Council orders Skyline clean-up

Council crackdown: Skyline Queenstown's been ordered to remove industrial waste - including (below) batteries and waste oil

Queenstown's council has ordered a tourism giant to remove industrial waste from a local recreation reserve. Skyline Enterprises has been storing oil drums, old batteries, scrap metal and cable used for its iconic gondola cableway operation on Queenstown reserve land leased from the council. The »»

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Drone incidents on the rise

Drone incidents on the rise

Cops responded to three drone incidents the same day an Air New Zealand jet was forced to complete a "go-around" at Queenstown Airport. »»

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Mary Hobbs: Adventure audits out of control

Mary Hobbs: Adventure audits out of control

OPINION: Passionate owner-operators of adventure tourism businesses are a vital component of our tourism success. But unrealistic compliance »»

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Queenstown Business

Sale ends 96-year family link

Sale ends 96-year family link

Local history will be dispensed with following an ownership change at Queenstown's Wilkinsons Pharmacy. Marie and Kim Wilkinson, »»

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Queenstown Local Life

Campaign claim - 100% pure?

Campaign claim - 100% pure?

A global ad boss is questioning a Queenstown mayoral candidate's claim over the world-renowned '100% Pure NZ' campaign. Filmmaker »»

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Queenstown Crime

Dishonesty 'in your DNA', mechanic told

Dishonesty 'in your DNA', mechanic told

A serial Queenstown fraudster was told "dishonesty is in your DNA" during an eight-hour trial in the resort yesterday. »»

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Hungry Stampede sniff victory

Hungry Stampede sniff victory

Don't expect Queenstown's Stampede to skate into new territory for tonight's crucial ice hockey playoff game. Coach Adam »»

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Final win seals season sweep

Final win seals season sweep

Lone Star have surged through the Wakatipu premier grade netball season undefeated, winning last Saturday's final over rivals Pub »»

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Coming Up EventsMovies

The love boat

The love boat

DJ Adam Love is back for his sixth dose of Queenstown Gay Ski Week. The Sydney-based muso reckons it's his favourite time of the »»

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Acoustic to the core

Acoustic to the core

They may be one of the busiest bands in town but Pear of Pommes don’t take themselves too seriously. The Brit duo, who »»

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Will the Stonewood Homes probe hurt Jim Boult's mayoral chances?
Yes
No

The basic principles of making the perfect crackling seem simple enough, but they need to be adhered to in order to get the best result. To me there's no point in having pork belly without crackling. If you score then dry the skin ... »»