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High Court challenge on the cards

Frankton residents are mobilising at the eleventh hour against a 227-apartment development – which includes affordable housing. Site works for the Remarkables Park Apartments started...

Five years of scares

Queenstown's house of horrors is celebrating five years of scares by getting ready to terrify a new town. Shotover Street business Fear Factory recently notched...

Paperboy saves house from smoke damage

A Mountain Scene paperboy leapt into action on his weekly round to save an elderly Frankton resident's house. Remarkables Primary School pupil Jack Smillie helped...

Parking windfall

Queenstown's council raked in almost $4 million in just nine months from parking charges, fines and regulatory fees – $1m more than it expected. It...

Chamber boss: Work visa fees hike ‘not helpful’

QUEENSTOWN'S Chamber of Commerce leader has branded the Government's proposed hike in visa fees as "not helpful'', but does not believe it will curb...

Eichardt’s festival ‘paint’ job

ONE of Queenstown's most historic buildings is set to become a giant canvas for Winter Festival. Three hand-picked artists will 'paint' the facade of the...

Magic in the mountains

ILLUSTRATOR Cait Mack has brought to life mythological creatures she imagines living in the country's mountain ranges and lakes. The University of Cambridge graduate, 24,...

Sean’s the law with a brush

By day, you'll normally find Sean Drader working at Queenstown's cop shop. But, when he's not there, you'd be surprised at where he might...

Cops ticket 6000 speeders

A NEW speed camera car on Queenstown roads is behind a staggering increase in the number of people pinged for speeding, cops say. Police figures...

Future is bright for brewers

SWAP your pinot for a pint – Queenstown's craft beer boom continues with two new breweries opening in as many months. Altitude Brewing partners Eliott...

Primary’s problems on mend

A LIMITED statutory manager (LSM) appointed to Remarkables Primary School to help resolve "employment and relationship issues" remains in the role almost seven months...

Stampede cast out Devils

STAMPEDE coach Adam Blanchette says he's hopeful about their chances of keeping the Birgel Cup in Queenstown this season after two big away wins. The...
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