Charity

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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