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Major Skyline redevelopment gets green light

Queenstown tourism giant Skyline's been given the go-ahead for its multi-million dollar redevelopment project. In a statement Skyline announced the Environment Court had granted resource consent...

Airport arrest for suspected drink driver

A Canadian working holiday-maker was arrested at Queenstown Airport on Tuesday as he attempted to skip the country to avoid a drink-driving charge. Sergeant Steve...

Life’s a Feast: Larb gai

PREP TIME: 10 mins COOK TIME: 17 mins SERVES: 6 people A lot of people mistake larb to be of Thai descent, when in actual fact it...

Walker the walker

Local MP Hamish Walker is running to prepare for a walk. The Clutha-Southland MP has signed up for the first 24-hour Relay for Life Cancer...

Airport doggy digs

They stop biosecurity threats from getting past our borders, and now Queenstown's superstar sniffer dogs have a swanky new home. Biosecurity beagles Fritz and Guinness...

Taking Pride to the next level

Queenstown's most colourful festival will be back and bigger than ever this year. Planning for Winter Pride 2019 is well underway, with co-organiser Martin King...

The eagle has landed

Queenstowner Mark Wikstrom proved he had an eagle eye for art on a free trip to Bali last year. He spotted a huge wooden sculpture...

Risky roundabout

A Queenstown councillor's crying foul over a CBD roundabout she says is dangerous for children. And it looks like NZ Transport Agency red tape may...

Five years feeling the rush

He's the brains behind Queenstown's most popular parties, but local legend Ribera didn't always plan to be behind the decks. He chats to Daisy...

Suburbs sell out to tourism

Commissioners may not think they're having any major bearing on Queenstown's overheated rental market, but applications to operate visitor accommodation have more than tripled...

‘We’re teed-off’

Arrowtown Golf Club's in the gun for banning women from a weekly competition – a problem New Zealand Golf is this week trying to...

Splashing out

Queenstown's council has forked out millions for the Million Dollar Cruise wharf in Queenstown Bay. It has bought the Butson/Lapsley wharf for an undisclosed sum...
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