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22/05/2015

Nomads' new watering hole

Bar bid: Nomads on Church St

A backpackers where drunken guests last year caused a $60,000 flood wants to open a bar in its lobby.Nomads Queenstown, on downtown Church Street, has applied for council permission to remodel its street-side reception area.The bar could be open 8am to 1am seven days a week.The 386-bed backpackers »»

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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 project.Norwich »»

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Come out swinging - Thriller deadline looms

Come out swinging - Thriller deadline looms

Charity boxer De Rangi says she knew she was in a fight three punches into her bout at last year's Thriller in the Chiller."She just got »»

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Queenstown Business

Bunfight over poached public land

Bunfight over poached public land

Queenstown's real estate supremo is caught up in a council bun-fight over poached public land. Kelvin Collins, who heads »»

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Queenstown Local Life

WinterFest takes flight

WinterFest takes flight

Sporting veteran Steve Gurney is setting his sights high at this year's Queenstown Winter Festival. The former Coast to Coast »»

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Queenstown Crime

Mad mask: museum piece stolen

Mad mask: museum piece stolen

Reading Cinemas staff say they're gutted after a gas mask on loan from a museum for its Mad Max display was stolen. The black »»

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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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