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1/02/2015

For Sir Eion, life begins at 70

Steaming ahead: Sir Eion Edgar

For someone whose Queenstown life only began 11 years ago, sharebroker Sir Eion Edgar – who celebrated his 70th birthday yesterday – has made an amazing contribution to the resort. Philip Chandler reports As he prepared for his 70th birthday bash, prominent Queenstown-based investor and »»

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Queenstown benefactors just keep giving

Queenstown benefactors just keep giving

OPINION: Hearing sharebroker Sir Eion Edgar talk about his local projects makes you realise how enriched Queenstown is by people of his ilk. »»

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Events draw thousands to Queenstown

Events draw thousands to Queenstown

About 30,000 people are expected to descend on the Southern Lakes for a bumper weekend of events. Tomorrow a capacity crowd of 15,000 people will »»

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Queenstown Business

St John punted from concert

St John punted from concert

Wakatipu St John is raising concerns about Saturday’s Gibbston concert after it was punted as on-site medical provider. Up »»

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Queenstown Local Life

Cops honour colleague killed in plane crash

Cops honour colleague killed in plane crash

Queenstown police are commissioning a trophy to honour a local detective killed 10 years ago in a cannabis-spotting operation. »»

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Queenstown Crime

Fraudster Abbott admits car swindle

Fraudster Abbott admits car swindle

Dodgy car mechanic Karl Abbott’s been convicted of another fraud. The serial »»

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Jack's a chip off the old block

Jack's a chip off the old block

Queenstown’s Jack Turner is starting to fulfil the golfing prowess promised in his genes. The 15-year-old son of two-time »»

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Top Queenstown teen nets scholarship

Top Queenstown teen nets scholarship

A talented Queenstown netballer takes a big leap in her sport this year. Monique Lynes next month becomes the first »»

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Coming Up EventsMovies

Heart’s pulse stays strong

Heart’s pulse stays strong

The applause has been deafening. For the past five years, it seems as if everybody has stepped up to recognise the contribution »»

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