Aspen

By TRACEY ROXBURGH As far as international competition debuts go, Queenstown’s Cool Wakushima’s is hard to beat. The 18-year-old snowboarder, who left Wakatipu High School last year, is in her first competition season overseas, and over the weekend picked up a...
By PHILIP CHANDLER Covid-19 border restrictions mean Queenstown's highly-regarded ski programme's taken on a new look this season. Usually, several Queenstown Alpine Ski Team (QAST) coaches, including its top coach, are foreigners, but this year Kiwis will fill the four full-time...
During a visit to Queenstown's American sister city, Aspen, Philip Chandler interviews mayor Steve Skadron, who's wearing Fergburger T-shirt and has just hopped off his mountain bike. The outgoing mayor ticks off his achievements and outlines why their summer's...
Between sightseeing and socialising in Queenstown's American sister city of Aspen, Philip Chandler bumped into people with links with both resorts. He asked them how the resorts match up and checked the pulse of the sister city relationship Renowned as...
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