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By DANIEL ALVEY Two Wakatipu High students will spend almost two days in a Skyline gondola cabin this weekend, raising money for the 40 Hour Famine. Year 12 students Jack McBeth and Rohil Prasad will move into one of the cabins...
By TRACEY ROXBURGH The Repair Revolution’s coming back to Queenstown today. The programme’s a collaboration between Sustainable Queenstown’s Esther Whitehead and Wanaka Wastebusters, which sees willing and skilled vollies matched with people who have things in need of fixing — from...
By TRACEY ROXBURGH One of Queenstown's most highly-regarded artists is being remembered as a "Renaissance man", a lover of a good debate, an armchair philosopher and the holder of an irreverent sense of humour. Peter Beadle died aged 87 at Lakes...
By PHILIP CHANDLER The team behind tomorrow's Queenstown Primary School fair’s determined to raise the bar to make up for last year’s Covid-induced cancellation. Old favourites returning include The Great Crockery Smash, chocolate hunt and police car rides. There’ll also be a bouncy...
By HUGH COLLINS Destiny Church has its eyes on Queenstown. Two members of the controversial church, a Pentecostal fundamentalist Christian movement founded by self-proclaimed Bishop Brian Tamaki in Auckland in 1988, have recently moved to Queenstown. Their long-term goal’s to establish an...

Trump book slapped with ad ban

Sales of a novel based on an attempted assassination on Donald Trump have been hamstrung by an Amazon ad ban, a newbie Queenstown author claims. Brit Adam Childs, an aid worker who lives in Arthurs Point, self-published his book Schrodinger's...
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