Camp glenorchy

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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