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28/07/2016

Frankton noses ahead in convention war

A major milestone in the development of Queenstown's first full-blown conference centre has been reached. Frankton Flats developer Remarkables Park Ltd has this month lodged its consent application to build and operate a $25 million-plus convention centre, the first stage of which will comfortably »»

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Visible progress on bridge build

Visible progress on bridge build

Construction of the $22 million Kawarau Falls bridge is making visible progress, with a temporary platform jutting well into the river from the »»

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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. A »»

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Queenstown Business

Skiers plucked from chairlift

Skiers plucked from chairlift

Thirteen people had to be roped down from a Queenstown ski chairlift after 150kmh gusts blew through Coronet Peak. The skiers and »»

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Queenstown Local Life

Council eyes filtering for lake snot

Council eyes filtering for lake snot

Several Queenstown hotels are dealing with a slippery issue - lake snot. Chief engineer at City Hall Ulrich Glasner says »»

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Queenstown Crime

Cops ignore question over evacuation

Cops ignore question over evacuation

Police won't say why it took more than an hour to begin evacuating Queenstown Airport's terminal after a note mentioning a bomb »»

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Crunch time for Stampede

Crunch time for Stampede

Two Stampede wins in the New Zealand Ice Hockey League this weekend will secure a Queenstown finals playoff.They take on »»

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Perry back on top

Perry back on top

Queenstowner Marc 'Hooligan Marcus Kool' Perry is ecstatic at winning then defending the Southern Pro Wrestling (SPW) New »»

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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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Should Queenstown stop growing for a few years?
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 PREP TIME: 10 MINS <br />            COOK TIME: 4-8 HOURS <br />            SERVES: 6-7 PEOPLE
Seriously, what's not to love about throwing a few ingredients in a pot, then spending a day on the slopes/work/relaxing and coming home to an instant, nourishing bowl of deliciousness?This Thai-infused stew-cum-soup is all that. ... »»