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Trappers upset

By GUY WILLIAMS A volunteer predator trapper who’s discovered six traps missing between Lake Dispute and Moke Lake says the thefts are bizarre and demoralising. Bob’s...

Big upgrade for food charity

By GUY WILLIAMS An organisation dedicated to nourishing Whakatipu residents and their families has massively upscaled its operations after setting up a base in a...

Who wants to get the Super rugby ball rolling?

By TRACEY ROXBURGH The Highlanders are on the hunt for a kid to deliver the most critical element of their upcoming Super game against the...

Gongs for local benefactor couple

By PHILIP CHANDLER The owners of Queenstown’s stunning Remarkables Station, Jillian (left) and Dick Jardine are pictured with Governor-General Dame Patsy Reddy (centre) after being...

The parking pain will ‘pay off’

By TRACEY ROXBURGH Another four months of road closures and temporary removal of carparks, this time along Queenstown’s Camp Street and Earl St, will start next...

Rees St parking rejigged

By PHILIP CHANDLER Queenstown's Beach Street closure for the CBD upgrade project has led to rejigged parking in neighbouring Rees St. Till March there were six...

Live sports bar’s kicking off

By MATTHEW MCKEW Live sport’s getting a full-time home in Queenstown once things kick off at a new bar boasting 15 TV screens. Every kick, grunt...

Call for volly fixers and things to fix

By TRACEY ROXBURGH The Repair Revolution’s coming back to Queenstown today. The programme’s a collaboration between Sustainable Queenstown’s Esther Whitehead and Wanaka Wastebusters, which sees willing...

Hairless not loss

By MATTHEW MCKEW A bald effort by a quad of Queenstowners to take the fight to cancer has generated almost $8000 already. The locks will be...

‘Exhausted’ community needs a giant group hug

By GUY WILLIAMS A special event in Queenstown this Sunday will serve as a ‘‘big hug’’ for the community, and mark a year since the...

Chamber chair’s seating change

By PHILIP CHANDLER Queenstown Chamber of Commerce’s new chair — one of the first ever from the construction sector — promises she’ll keep hammering away...

Fingers crossed

By TRACEY ROXBURGH Immigration New Zealand (INZ) is rumoured to be making an imminent announcement regarding working holiday and supplementary seasonal employer (SSE) visas. While details are...
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