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Presenting property properly

Kath Evans has enough furniture to fill 15 houses. But the businesswoman isn't a property tycoon or a hoarder – for five years she's been...

Book company’s charity bid

A new children's book allows readers to personalise its characters – and help local community groups fundraise. Queenstown's The Kids Book Company published My Secret...

School’s out on airport noise

Education chiefs will seek expert advice over the possible noise impact of Queenstown Airport's growth on nearby schools. The airport recently announced controversial plans to...

In on the act

A Wakatipu High drama teacher performing in a play next month has interesting links to both the director and three fellow actors. Jake Hansen, who...

Mobility parking stoush

A disability rights campaigner is demanding action over a council worker she says is using a Queenstown CBD mobility carpark as a personal spot. Wakatipu...

Chasing the snow

Former Olympian Tim Cafe is addicted to chasing snow around the world. Now coaching the world's best under-18 girls' GS ski racer, he talks...

Feline fosterers call

Queenstown's cat rescue charity is crying out for more feline foster homes, as it tries to find forever homes for the nearly-60 cats already...

Fight or flight

Support's rallying for a highly-valued Queenstown massage therapist facing deportation from New Zealand. Brazilian-born Maria De Souza, who's lived in NZ for almost 12 years,...

CCTV to deter dumpers

Security cameras and signage will be installed in a bid to deter dodgy dumpers at Queenstown's Shotover Delta. Mountain Scene last week revealed the extent...

Tennis court nets $1m-plus

A disused Queenstown tennis court has sold for just over $1 million. The court occupies a 1012 square metre section on McBride Street close to...

Sued over Stonewood

Queenstown's mayor will remain in the top job as he faces legal action over the collapse of Stonewood Homes. Mayor Jim Boult and Stonewood founder...

Primary pay protests

About 100 teachers and supporters joined marches in Queenstown today to demand better pay and work conditions in primary schools. Dozens of protesters made their...
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