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26/05/2015

Winter arrives - we're snow excited!

Great start: Coronet Peak with its winter clothes on<br />            PICTURE: NZSKI

UPDATED/5pm: The Crown Range Road to Wanaka will stay closed on Monday night, Queenstown's council says. The council says the Crown Range is expected to re-open at 7am on Tuesday. All other roads are open, the council says, but care is needed. "Expect ice and grit," the council warns on its Twitter »»

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Gardens watchdog frosty on parks

Gardens watchdog frosty on parks

A watchdog group which fervently guards Queenstown Gardens is poring over planned additions to the Ice Arena. Mike Lynch, spokesman for Friends of »»

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Scene's awards scoop

Scene's awards scoop

Mountain Scene has scooped two major journalism gongs. Queenstown's best-read paper was named community newspaper of the year at the glitzy Canon »»

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Queenstown Business

Frankton Flats fuels boom

Frankton Flats fuels boom

Queenstown’s property market will continue expanding for at least the next two to three years, an annual market report »»

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Queenstown Local Life

This place needs a hero - and humour

This place needs a hero - and humour

PARTING SHOT: The drawbridge is up and the portcullis down at Gorge Road Castle as Queenstown's council goes into defence »»

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Queenstown Crime

Hotel's cash crisis revealed

Hotel's cash crisis revealed

An Auckland property developer's court wrangle with a Queenstown architect has exposed cash-flow problems with a local hotel »»

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Fluker fired up for Europe

Fluker fired up for Europe

Queenstown mountain biking ace Kate Fluker is about to start her northern hemisphere campaign in a bid to win Olympic selection. »»

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Improving Arrowtown works for win

Improving Arrowtown works for win

The Arrowtown Premiers rugby side has regained its mojo after claiming a major scalp. The side beat previously unbeaten Upper »»

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Coming Up EventsMovies

Band of brothers

Band of brothers

Irish lads The Plebs are a rock ‘n’ roll family. The three musicians, who now live in Queenstown, met eight years ago »»

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Sakimoto drops in

Sakimoto drops in

SWAPPING the bright lights of LA for the dank nights of Invercargill is not the most obvious way to kick-start a musical career. »»

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