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Jo builds a new career

Starting over in a new career can be daunting. Doing so with two young kids, and entering a male-dominated industry, isn't for the faint-hearted. But that's...

Life’s a Feast: Blueberry & coconut mousse with meringue & kaffir...

If you are looking for a fast, easy and delicious dessert to serve guests or family, you can't go past my blueberry and kaffir...

Man arrested in Australia after stabbing

An Otago man wanted in relation to a stabbing in Queentown last weekend has been detained by police in Australia. Two men were flown to...

Banking on healthier homes

A bit like a red card in a rugby match, a Queenstown healthy-homes advocate believes ANZ's mortgage-reducing loans for Homestar-rated homes are a game-changer. ANZ...

Pressure of ‘no pets’

As if renting's not hard enough in Queenstown, try moving in with your pet moggy. A Queenstown Cat Rescue trustee and founding member says landlords...

Environment drives decision to stand

Queenstown Lakes District Council candidate Niki Gladding says the council's application to discharge wastewater into waterways was "the last straw''. ''Who in their right mind...

Hollyer swings to bungy role

Queenstown's long-time Canyon Swing general manager last week leapt into a new role at AJ Hackett Bungy NZ. Matt Hollyer, who also steps down next...

Sir Tipene gets the good oil

A distinguished New Zealand artist's oil painting of a famous Maori leader was unveiled by the subject himself in Queenstown last Thursday. Craig Primrose presented...

Bands feeling jazzed

Young Queenstown jazz musicians have enjoyed a golden turn at a recent festival. Two bands from Wakatipu High School recently took a road trip to...

Transport group set in motion

A new transport super-group is set to take a hands-on approach to sorting out Queenstown traffic woes. Unreliable public transport and traffic congestion have been...

‘Good progress’ with hospital plans

The project consultant for a proposed independent hospital in Queenstown says the joint venture partners are making good progress on design and specs. The original...

Too drunk to remember drive

A Colombian kitchen-hand was so hammered he has no memory of a "shocker" of a dangerous drive into a popular Queenstown suburb. Cristian Esteban Moreno...
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