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Iconic school camp chronicled

As Wakatipu High's Year 10 students prepare for their 'rite of passage' camp, Branches Charitable Trust has published 320-page history of it. Philip Chandler...

Arrowtowners mobilise against 5G network roll-out

Several Arrowtowners are leading the charge against the roll-out of 5G technology in Queenstown, however telco Vodafone believes they're misinformed. In August, Vodafone NZ announced...

Stoush over boardwalk ‘blot’

Residents in Arrowtown's Advance Terrace claim a raised boardwalk in front of their properties is an illegal structure, but the council disagrees. As part of...

Driver ‘crisis’

Queenstown's popular $2 bus network's being shackled by a shortage of drivers, amid calls the resort should be declared a "special case" for overseas...

Eyes and ears

Volunteers are being sought to help Queenstown police keep the resort's residents, visitors and businesses safe. The police are hosting an information night to tell...

Playing piano from the heart

Piano teacher Kinga Krupa talks to writer Neville Idour about learning piano in post-communist Poland and how she re-found her passion for performing Polish-born classical...

Welcome to ? Cove

A Queenstown developer's ruffling feathers with her bid to rename a well-established local landmark. Janine Twose is trying to replace the name of Bob's Cove,...

Timber!

The first signs of Skyline's multi-million-dollar upgrade – years in the planning – should be visible by next week on the lower flanks of...

Mining for project support

A former Arrowtowner's rallying support to reconstruct a rare European goldmining settlement a stone's throw from the township. Jan Morrison, now retired in Tauranga, first...

Mum’s visa fears

A migrant woman who allegedly suffered domestic violence at the hands of her former Kiwi partner could be forced to leave New Zealand without...

Niamh’s petition in the House

Gibbston's Niamh Peren made a quick trip to Wellington this week to present her 'Thumbs Up New Zealand' petition on the steps of Parliament. There to...

Hug it out

The price of democracy in the Queenstown Lakes district is a $2 coin. Nearly three weeks after voting for the district's council closed, it took...
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