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30/08/2015

Lakeview halted over centre funding worries

How it might look: The proposed convention centre at Queenstown's Lakeview site

Funding issues with a council-backed $70 million convention centre for Queenstown have derailed a wider development above the CBD. On Thursday, councillors voted unanimously to halt progress on the wider Lakeview development until external funding for the centre is locked in. It's an »»

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Let's look to London on airport advice

Let's look to London on airport advice

PARTING SHOT: When you're obsessed with a small place like Queenstown it's mind-bending to fly into London Heathrow. The airport's massive terminals »»

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Council HQ 'might collapse' in major quake

Council HQ 'might collapse' in major quake

Queenstown's council headquarters is at risk of a CTV-like collapse in a major earthquake, councillors were told yesterday. At a full council meeting »»

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Queenstown Business

DQ spends $60k on rainbow mountains

DQ spends $60k on rainbow mountains

What does almost $60,000 and two years' research get you? Destination Queenstown's new branding. The marketing body's new logo »»

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Queenstown Local Life

Todd Barclay: The bridge debate's over - let's build it

Todd Barclay: The bridge debate's over - let's build it

As the MP for the largest electorate in the country, I spend a lot of time on roads. I travel Milton to Milford Sound and »»

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Queenstown Crime

Cop allegedly assaulted with tool

Cop allegedly assaulted with tool

A Queenstown police sergeant was allegedly hit over the head with a metal tool while attending an incident. Sergeant Keith »»

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King Henry abdicates, invades Germany

King Henry abdicates, invades Germany

Queenstown's best rugby player is hocking off his skills to Germany. Wakatipu Premiers captain Henry Youngman, his team's player »»

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Stampede are champions!

Stampede are champions!

Southern Stampede are 2015 national champions. The Queenstown-based ice hockey team dethroned Canterbury Red Devils in an epic »»

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Coming Up EventsMovies

It’s showtime, darlings

It’s showtime, darlings

Caluzzi cabaret show comes with a warning – don’t bother coming if you’re not ready to have fun. Expect big »»

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