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29/05/2016

Lament over Lakeview

Decommissioned: The Lakeview chalets

Queenstown's council has come under fire for using 20 holiday park chalets to store documents during a housing crisis.Community rabble-rouser Basil Walker says the units at Lakeview Holiday Park could provide accommodation for young workers or families in need - "they're not »»

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Dress rehearsal's over for Monica

Dress rehearsal's over for Monica

Man! I Feel Like a Woman was a big hit for Canadian pop star Shania Twain. It's also been a mantra for Queenstowner Monica Mulholland, who's »»

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David Kennedy: Men must unite in knacker-scratching seriousness

David Kennedy: Men must unite in knacker-scratching seriousness

I admit to having a pang of male jealousy when I see the annual Business Women's Conference advertised.A mate of mine joked that we should really »»

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Queenstown Business

Boom to continue: Colliers

Boom to continue: Colliers

A Queenstown property consultancy expects the local real estate boom to continue for two to three years despite approaching »»

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Queenstown Local Life

Council apologises over felled tree

Council apologises over felled tree

Friends of the Wakatipu Gardens and Reserves have been left stumped by Queenstown council's decision to fell a 60-year-old oak »»

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Queenstown Crime

Meth-fuelled night of violence recalled

Meth-fuelled night of violence recalled

Three Queenstown men allegedly kidnapped 18 months ago have described a methamphetamine-fuelled night of violence and fear in a »»

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Moose gets the antlers

Moose gets the antlers

Canadian Matt Schneider is the Stampede's new ice hockey captain.Now a Queenstown local, he's a senior player, having »»

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Ski club battles to survive

Ski club battles to survive

A ski club whose membership has spanned generations of Queenstowners continues to fight for its future.Wakatipu Ski Club's »»

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Coming Up EventsMovies

Predicting a mysterious evening

Predicting a mysterious evening

Mystery surrounds a theatrical production on its way to Queenstown.Mr and Mrs Alexander Present Sideshows and Psychics, which »»

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Ross rocks country

Ross rocks country

Queenstown rocker Sam Ross has a secret – country music is his guilty pleasure. The guitarist is best-known for his role in »»

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Do you feel lied to about glass recycling?
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One of winter's most beloved dishes - lamb shanks. This melt-in-your-mouth recipe will fill your house with aromas of North African cuisine. When shopping for your shanks, remember the fore-shank of the lamb is less meaty than the ... »»