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By PHILIP CHANDLER When two local businessmen open Queenstown’s City Cave Float & Wellness Centre this coming Saturday, it’ll also be a personal milestone for a former local. That’s Brisbane-based franchisor Tim Butters, who grew up in Queenstown and went to...
By PHILIP CHANDLER Arrowtown-based builders won the two ‘supreme’ gongs at the recent Master Builders southern region House of the Year Awards. Triple Star Management won ‘supreme house of the year’ for a large Closeburn project and Bennie Builders took ‘supreme...

Mayor powers to the podium

By PHILIP CHANDLER Queenstown mayor Jim Boult was among four local racing drivers who enjoyed spectacular success at the New Zealand endurance champs last weekend. Racing at Cromwell’s Highlands Motorsport Park, local Barry Moore and Dunedin co-driver Tim Mackersy won Class...

Three Queenstown innings

By PHILIP CHANDLER Over three stints in Queenstown, project manager Geoff Cotton’s been involved in some of the resort’s biggest builds. After working for CDL Hotels in London, he came to Queenstown in ‘94 as client project manager for the Millennium...

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...
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