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At 13 years old, I watched with excitement as the AJ Hackett crew tested their bungees outside our house on Thompson Street. They tied cables to a power pole and a ute, and accelerated. I remember getting weighed in a creaky...

Right Royalburn retreat

By PHILIP CHANDLER It's not a bad place to be locked down in. 'Royalburn Hideout', on the CrownTerrace, above Arrowtown, is one of the Wakatipu's most distinctive homes. What makes it one-of-a-kind is a length-of-the-house overhanging eave, or soffit. The three-bedroom home was...

Camp nomad homeless again

A 73-year-old Queenstowner's getting used to bouncing between campgrounds. Part-time bus driver Grant Ramsay's among 100-plus Frankton Motor Camp residents being sent packing by Queenstown's council, which is redeveloping the prime lakefront site for camping, only, in time for next...
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