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Lakeview view

By PHILIP CHANDLER The consortium behind Queenstown’s massive Lakeview precinct project has opened a pop-up gallery in the CBD. Melbourne-based Ninety Four Feet and Auckland investment firm Augusta Capital were last year chosen by Queenstown’s council to develop the 10-hectare site...
By PHILIP CHANDLER Eleven eye-catching, luxury apartments anchoring a prominent central Queenstown site are selling off the plan. The four-level complex occupies a vacant 885 square metre site on the corner of Frankton Road and Suburb Street regularly used as a...
By TRACEY ROXBURGH Two gongs were handed out to Queenstowners on Wednesday night — one for an ice cream and one for a house. At the New Zealand Ice Cream Awards 2020, presented in Auckland, Patagonia’s Alex Gimenez collected a champion...

It’s go time

By TRACEY ROXBURGH Two of Arrowtown’s most iconic buildings are going under cover. Next week work will start on the Lakes District Museum’s massive seismic-strengthening project — the last bit of funding needed came from the Central Lakes Trust by way...

Women on a roll

By PHILIP CHANDLER A local painting contractor’s forming a support group for women in the Queenstown Lakes construction industry, and women servicing it. Arrowtowner Nell Pooley says she heard about the National Association of Women in Construction from her supplier, Resene. ‘‘I...

‘Beating heart’ underway

By PHILIP CHANDLER In a major milestone for Queenstown’s first retirement village, mayoress Karen Boult this week turned the first sod on a grand $12 million clubhouse. Queenstown Country Club (QCC) owner Arvida — which bought the Ladies Mile ‘community’, as...

Short course’s elite company

By NEVILLE IDOUR Sir Michael Hill’s ‘‘over the moon’’ his par 3 Farm course at Arrowtown’s The Hills has been named one of the top 25 of its kind in the world by America’s Golf Magazine. Designed by Darius Oliver, the...
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