Charity

Great Wall walk

A Queenstown pensioner's proving no wall is too high when it comes to helping dreams come true for sick children. On Monday, Kerry Dunlop set out with 11 other adventurers to trek part of the Great Wall of China, over...
More than 100 Queenstowners will come together this weekend to show their support for those struggling with mental health. The Lake Hayes Pavilion will be lit up with more than 400 candles for the 'Darkness Into Light' walk on Saturday. Organised...
A Queenstowner who doesn't like walking has just started walking the South Island after limping the length of the North Island – all for a good cause. AJ Hackett Bungy bus driver Karlyn Connolly quit his job last November to...

Air ambulance bid

A Queenstown couple is raising money to transform an old chopper into an air ambulance for vulnerable Pacific Islanders. Volunteers Dr Derek Allen and midwife Diana Watson, who run the non-governmental organisation TroppoDoc, returned to work in Vanuatu last week...
A new children's book allows readers to personalise its characters – and help local community groups fundraise. Queenstown's The Kids Book Company published My Secret Unicorn last week. When buying the book online, parents or youngsters can choose one of eight...
It's better to give than to receive, it's said. One of Queenstown's most prolific givers, however, is receiving special recognition for her philanthropy today. Baskets of Blessing coordinator Tam Schurmann discusses her charity with Philip Chandler Imagine how you'd feel receiving a basket of...

Busting a gut for ball bash

Queenstown's inaugural Cancer Society ball next Saturday will be a fun night, a fundraiser and an awareness exercise, organisers say. Featuring iconic New Zealand pop rock band The Feelers, Queenstown band The Flavour, a three-course meal and unlimited beer and...
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