Bert Haines

Goodbye to an icon

After almost 35 years as an iconic steak and seafood restaurant in Queenstown Mall, Britannia is changing course. Operator Future Bars, which also owns Rhino's Ski Shack below, is closing it at the end of this month then turning it...

Two minutes of fame

It's going to be a dance-off. In a shock move, the Remarkable Men's Ballet troupe have split ranks, with the Sugar Fairies set to lay down the gauntlet to the Plum Fairies during Sunday's Queenstown Christmas Show. Showing perfect poise during...

Haines calls time on career

Queenstowner Bert Haines has stepped down as captain of the New Zealand Ice Blacks after five years at the helm. The Canadian-born ice hockey player is also hanging up his skates for the Stampede, at least at a competitive level. The...

Ice men ready for cocky Roos

Ice Blacks kick off their first ever Queenstown international tournament tonight with nine local boys on the roster. The New Zealand ice hockey team take on Australia's Mighty Roos in the Trans-Tasman Challenge three-day series. Captain Bert Haines, who plays for...

Trio skate back in Black

Three Queenstowners have been selected for the Ice Blacks ahead of the world championships in Auckland in April. Bert Haines retains his captaincy of New Zealand's national ice hockey team, while forward Callum Burns and goalie Aston Brookes also make...
Fifty sections at one of Queenstown’s newest subdivisions sold within three hours on Saturday. Melbourne-based developer RCL Group released stage two of its 1750-section neighbourhood Hanley’s Farm. It's next to golf course and neighbourhood Jack’s Point, between the base of the...
Advertisement
Advertisement
Advertisement