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Ready to chill

By PHILIP CHANDLER If the idea of 60 seconds in an ice bath gives you cold shivers, how about 23 minutes? This coming Monday, March 1,...

Park goes to the dogs

By TRACEY ROXBURGH It's shaping up to be a doggone pawfect day. Saturday — and Queenstown’s Matakauri Park — is going to the dogs as Queenstown’s...

Knight drives for the full 18 holes

By GUY WILLIAMS Sir Russell Coutts once told Mountain Scene his golf game’s ‘‘crap’’, but that isn’t stopping the yachting legend from hoping to extend...

City Hall’s promise

By TRACEY ROXBURGH Queenstown's council says demolition of the Queenstown Memorial Centre won’t happen until an alternative venue is secured. City Hall’s applied to the government...

Lights, camera, more action

By TRACEY ROXBURGH It's all go for two high-profile TV shoots in the Whakatipu. Great Southern Television’s second season of crime thriller One Lane Bridge started...

Hoping to help mental health

By TRACEY ROXBURGH Under-resourcing and difficulty accessing mental health services are two key challenges for Whakatipu residents, a new report says. The Wakatipu Mental Health Forum was...

It’s closing time

By GUY WILLIAMS Three long-time downtown Queenstown business owners say the next six months will determine the fate of many like them. One’s closing his restaurant...

Bid to close biodiversity loop

By GUY WILLIAMS The Glenorchy Community Association’s hoping to nab $700,000 in Jobs for Nature funding for a project designed to address the township’s wellbeing...

Q’town chef goes on a roadie

By PHILIP CHANDLER A Queenstown chef who’s worked in top kitchens here and overseas for more than 20 years now has his own — in a...

Tour operator’s ginspiration

By TRACEY ROXBURGH It was one of the best-timed purchases David Gatward-Ferguson’s ever made. About a year ago the Nomad Safaris owner and his wife, Amanda,...

Ahoy there, Coastguard

By TRACEY ROXBURGH It's taken 11 years and a few battles, but Coastguard Queenstown is finally ready to open its new base. The official opening for...

Burger me days

By PHILIP CHANDLER Ferg's going to love you even more on Wednesday. To celebrate its 20th birthday, the Queenstown institution’s shouting its original The Fergburger, or...
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