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20/04/2015

McRae wins Race to the Sky - highlights

Scotsman Alister McRae conquered the mountain in the iconic Race to the Sky hill climb - while Japanese driver Monster crashed out.  Driving the late Possum Bourne's Subaru WRC98, the Perth-based rally driver was fastest up the Cardrona Valley course in a time of 8.17.06. »»

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Foreign drivers factor in crash rise

Foreign drivers factor in crash rise

Crashes on Queenstown Lakes roads have increased by more than a quarter in two years, while the involvement of overseas drivers has doubled. »»

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Convention centre losing appeal

Convention centre losing appeal

Some Queenstown business owners are turning against a council-backed convention centre, worried about the long-term costs. Originally billed by the »»

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Queenstown Business

The sky's the limit

The sky's the limit

Skydiving in Queenstown has topped a Chinese travel review website's poll as the 'ultimate experience'. More than 400,000 users »»

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Queenstown Local Life

Fight for your life

Fight for your life

A mum-of-three with advanced bowel cancer is urging other young parents to get checked before it's too late. Kat Lawrenson, 35, »»

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Queenstown Crime

Wire cops nab another

Wire cops nab another

Another cannabis dealer caught red-handed after arranging deals via text messages has been sentenced. Kingstyn Matthews-Moerai, »»

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Richie gears up for Gore rematch

Richie gears up for Gore rematch

Queenstown boxer Richie Hadlow squares off this Saturday against the fighter he spectacularly beat to claim a national title last »»

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Shooting for success

Shooting for success

A GRADING day kicks off the netball season this weekend with teams all hoping to net success. Pub on Wharf brings in a coach »»

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Coming Up EventsMovies

Cat's out of the bag

Cat's out of the bag

WinterFest's opening night party will have a distinctly '80s flavour this year. Margaret Urlich, Annie Crummer and Debbie Harwood »»

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Great North come south

Great North come south

Great North frontman Hayden Donnell got a sore throat just a day out from his national tour. The bassist Brett Adams busted his »»

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