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Second chance for dryslope park

Queenstown's indoor ski park is re-opening under new owners and management. The Remarkables Park facility, the country's first indoor dryslope, has been rebranded Queenstown Indoor...

Wiggly dinner

Maggots were accidentally served to a Real Journeys staffer, the tourism giant confirms. Mountain Scene was tipped off after an evening staff meal 'sit over'...

Canon fodder

Mountain Scene reporter Paul Taylor and freelance photographer Blair Pattinson have won Canon Media Awards. Taylor was named community journalist of the year at last Friday's...

Life’s a Feast: Simple beef olives

This is a family favourite in our household and a guaranteed palate pleaser, writes Bec Stanley. In the Mediterranean, olives are symbol of blessings...

Bikers bringing in the millions

Queenstown Mountain Bike Club is using an economic impact report to try and wangle cash from City Hall. The study, commissioned by the club, shows...

Green belt belted

Fears "another Queenstown" will be built along Ladies Mile have been sparked by council concept plans revealed at a secret meeting on Monday. What has...

Turn-off turnaround

Road chiefs are bowing to pressure for a new slip road at a hazardous Queenstown junction. NZ Transport Agency announced yesterday it will put the wheels...

Make your case – Bennett

Deputy Prime Minister Paula Bennett has signalled central government will pour millions into special Queenstown projects if they stack up. Bennett, who's also tourism minister,...

Court weighs gondola upgrade

An Environment Court judge says unless Skyline Enterprises can resolve parking and stormwater issues it is unlikely to get consent for its gondola redevelopment. However,...

Unitary plan warning

Otago Regional Council needs to do more for the resort and act more quickly say Queenstowners, including Sir Eion Edgar. The council got a lesson...

Queenstown Central to focus on locals

Work's commencing on a Queenstown shopping centre housing department store Kmart and retailers like Whitcoulls and Hallensteins. The $100 million stage one of the Frankton Flats...

Vivacious volunteer

A local veteran volunteer is back for his fourth helping of Queenstown Winter Festival. Lee Gray got his first taste of volunteering for the festival...
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