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Kingston residents to protest

Opponents of access to a major subdivision at Kingston will protest this weekend. The Kingston Subdivision Action Group was formed after Kingston Community Association members...

Missing man’s death self-inflicted

A Queenstown man missing for more than a decade took his own life, a coroner has found. Matthew Alexander Hamill, 59 at the time of...

Forbes to stand for regional council

Queenstown councillor Alexa Forbes will not seek re-election, and is instead eyeing a seat on the Otago Regional Council. Forbes was first elected in 2013,...

Charge laid over horror crash

A Queenstown man has been charged over a horror crash that left a German woman in a critical condition. Police announced today that a 26-year-old...

Life’s a Feast: Pumpkin Soup with Turmeric and Ginger

With whole pumpkins currently selling for just $2 at Pak'nSave, this is a money-saving, time-saving, nutritious and tasty meal the whole family can enjoy. What's...

Ex-liftie living American dream

Long-time former Shotover Jet driver Phil 'LP' Casey lives in San Diego, California, these days. While visiting him recently, Philip Chandler asked him why...

Giant support for Argus the black lab

A band of three black labradors are now blood brothers for life. Four-year-old Argus was saved thanks to two blood transfusions from two young labs,...

Bayly comes South

Take North Italian-style food, Central Otago and Southland ingredients and top New Zealand chef Ben Bayly. They're ingredients be-hind new Arrowtown restaurant, Aosta, opening next...

Airport spreading its wings

Queenstown Airport Corporation is splashing millions on neighbouring residential proper-ties. It bought a run-down tennis court in McBride Street last August for just over $1...

Steam building over HIF development

Anger's mounting in Kingston that a developer's gone back to its original plan to use the town's main street for construction traffic. Kingston Community Association...

High school expansion approved

Wakatipu High's principal is delighted the green light's been given to extend the school's capacity to 1800 students by the end of next year. The...

Resort’s housing market cools

Queenstown's residential market is levelling off but other property sectors are still performing well. That's a finding in Colliers International's '2019-2010 Otago Market Review and...
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