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Map man sets course for more wins

How do you win six adventure racing world titles? Navigator extraordinaire Chris Forne explains his success to Paul Taylor Save precious seconds and the hours will take care of...

Walker tops the poll

Clutha-Southland's newly elected MP Hamish Walker says he is "humbled" by tonight's victory. With 100% of the vote counted, he topped the poll with 19,524...

One-two for resort boxers

Queenstown once again sports two national boxing champions. At the nationals in Rotorua last week, Richie Hadlow won the light welterweight title for a staggering...

Overwhelmed by $14k support

A Queenstown mum with inoperable cancer says $14,000 in donations from the resort community will allow her to make more cherished memories with her family. Alys...

Get a scan warns injured woman

A former Queenstowner is urging injured people to push for full medical scans after being left $90,000 out of pocket by ACC. Stephanie Milne has...

Life’s a Feast: Creamy pesto, bacon and chicken pappardelle

This dish is perfect for a busy week-night. It allows you to walk into your kitchen and back out again in 15 minutes –...

School bus blow

Bussing to school will no longer be free for hundreds of Wakatipu High students. The Education Ministry's pulling its school bus service next year for...

Freedom costs campers $440,000

Almost 60 per cent of freedom camping fines issued in the Queenstown Lakes district in the past financial year have been paid. Queenstown council's regulatory...

Pregnant woman driven out by crude work prank

VIDEO: A pregnant woman working at a Queenstown ski field found a colleague had left a condom filled with mayonnaise and a crude note...

Globetrotter plays her highlights reel

Biking from the Andes to the Amazon, watching political riots in Bolivia and finding a life-long aversion to scrambled eggs are a few things...

Bottle shops blitzed

Kids were able to buy booze from half of the 16 bottle shops and bars they visited as part of a Queenstown police sting. Teenagers,...

Favourite sons

Kiwi roots reggae six-piece Sons of Zion make their Queenstown debut this weekend. Singer and keyboard player Joel Latimer says they aren’t a traditional reggae...
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