Camp glenorchy

Free pilot to start

By TRACEY ROXBURGH Queenstowner Mel Haarer isn’t pulling any punches when it comes to describing 2020. It’s been ‘‘a complete shit show, let’s face it’’. But she’s using her experience over the last couple of years, delivering wellbeing workshops to corporate clients,...

Remarks commune

By PHILIP CHANDLER A Wellington urban planner's building an affordable, off-the-grid, modern-day commune at the base of Queenstown's iconic Remarkables mountain range. David Lee's planning two eco-villages, each comprising about 15 to 17 owner-occupied cabins, and a 400 square metre house, along...
When a Glenorchy resident was diagnosed with terminal cancer in early 2015, a Queenstown nurse decided to dip into her own pocket to provide some support. Four years on, his legacy continues – and she hasn't stopped. Debbie Swain-Rewi, who owns...
Mountain Scene's Philip Chandler visits American philanthropists Debbi and Paul Brainerd at their Washington State home, five years after he unveiled their plans to turn Glenorchy's run-down holiday park into a new 'green' campground that would return all its...
Glenorchy's new campground has a manager with high-end hotel management experience to die for. Then again, Camp Glenorchy is no ordinary campground. Peter Kerr talks to Philip Chandler about his nomadic past, his present role and a life-changing car crash  Managing Camp Glenorchy, which officially...
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