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Life’s a Feast: Sage and chicken lasagne with butternut sauce

The autumnal flavours of sage and butternut come together in this delicious pasta dish, guaranteed to warm the cockles and appeal to the palate....

Back to Black at lakefront hotel

Jeremy Black last lived in Queenstown when his dad Chris managed Rydges Lakeland Resort. Now, remarkably, the 34-year-old's back in town running his dad's hotel. Jeremy's...

Hidden haven on the market

A colonial-style homestead set amidst botanical park-style grounds is one of Queenstown's most interesting, if hidden, residential properties. Just five minutes' walk from Lake Hayes,...

Waste not, want not

Council's decision to have residents throw out their blue recycling bin to make way for an "identical" glass-only wheelie bin is counter-productive in reducing...

Safety call for historic trees

Residents of an Arrowtown street say they're worried some of the town's well-known trees are a safety risk, and they want the council to...

A hotel where it pays to work

A new Queenstown hotel's setting a benchmark for pay rates in the industry. Mi-pad is paying all 16 of its staff at least the 'living...

Pet owners warned of leg-hold traps

Department of Conservation is investigating the potential unauthorised use of leg-hold traps on a walking track stretching between Queenstown's Kelvin Heights and Jack's Point. DoC...

Bigwigs back Queenstown policy institute

Queenstown's the base for the new New Zealand arm of the international policy-shaping Aspen Institute. Aspen Institute NZ's one of the United States-based institute's 11...

Festival of red, gold and yellow

The trees are changing colour, the temperatures are dropping, and Arrowtowners are gearing up to celebrate the season. This coming Tuesday marks the start of...

Rugby club’s humble origins

On the eve of its 30th jubilee, the Arrowtown Rugby Club has plenty to celebrate – not least the fact it's at long last...

And the award goes to . . .

A freak snow storm and last-minute location changes felt like the beginning of the end in Benn Jae's journey to shoot an award-winning short...

Couple put through the hoops

The financially-stretched owners of Queenstown's aerial silks and hoops studio have pulled the pin, leaving 100-plus students hanging. Gravity Entertainment Ltd's Sarah Jane and Mike...
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