Christine Lady Hill

By PHILIP CHANDLER Guess who came to dinner? When popular Arrowtown Indian restaurant Mantra reopened late last month, its first customers were well-known former regulars Christine Lady Hill and her hubby Sir Michael Hill. They’re pictured with new owner Saroj Kumar, who...

Portrait artist turning heads

One of Australasia’s leading portrait artists, Jane Pestell-Litten, resides in Queenstown. In a sitting with PHILIP CHANDLER, she gives the good oil on what got her into art about 12 years ago, and on her embarrassment at leaving a nude...

Coming up smelling of roses

The designers of Sir Michael and Christine Lady Hill's garden, near Arrowtown, have been honoured in this month's 2019 New Zealand Institute of Landscape Architecture Awards. In awarding the 'residential single dwelling' category to Suzanne Turley Landscapes, the judges say...
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