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By PHILIP CHANDLER It's one of the most prominent, undeveloped sites along Queenstown’s Frankton Road that’s close to Frankton. The 5199 square metre parcel, adjoining Marina Drive, is on the market for the first time since farmer Robert Grant bought it in...
By GUY WILLIAMS Queenstown council aspirant Esther Whitehead has had dealings with the organisation through her various community roles, and advised it in a professional capacity. Now she reckons it’s time to work on the inside. Whitehead, 45, has joined former councillor...
By PHILIP CHANDLER A star Queenstown Rovers footballer nicknamed ‘the king’ has hung up his boots after 12 years. A centre forward or striker, Carlos Herrman, 36, says he’s retiring as ‘‘I’m just getting a bit old and just physically it’s...
By GUY WILLIAMS A Queenstown woman is setting up a fertility support group in the resort after feeling ‘‘pretty lost and alone’’ during her struggle with the issue. Eva Hooper says it took three years for her and her husband to...

Roys Peak mega-run

By TRACEY ROXBURGH Till last Saturday, Tanya Bottomley had never run up Wanaka’s Roys Peak. But last weekend the City Hall animal control officer ran up, and back down, eight times, the equivalent of about 120km and 10,000 metres of climbing,...

New role helping men talk

By MATTHEW MCKEW Campaigns to encourage men to seek mental health support appear to be paying off, with health bods saying plenty are coming forward in Queenstown. It coincides with a new role introduced to Queenstown Medical Centre in August called...
By TRACEY ROXBURGH In a first for the Wakatipu, a fully-funded social worker’s been put into all Queenstown primary schools. Central Lakes Family Services social worker in schools — or SWIS — Fiona Stephenson started in the full-time, permanent position —...
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