Community Trust South

By GUY WILLIAMS A group of residents behind a project to build a skateboarding ramp for younger children in Queenstown’s Shotover Country are on a final fundraising push. The mini ramp project was instigated by Nick Hyne and George Carver about...
By MATTHEW MCKEW Covid's forced organisers of one of Queenstown’s most popular events to charge an entry fee this year. Thousands of people have historically flocked to the Queenstown Gardens for Luma, held at Queen’s Birthday weekend, which has always been...

A’town home away from home

By PHILIP CHANDLER A community facility/workshop mainly pitched at retired men will be officially opened at the Arrowtown campground tomorrow. Arrowtown Menzshed — a 66 square metre structure off Preston Drive — is part of a national movement of 100-plus Menzsheds. It’s...
By GUY WILLIAMS After an eight-month hiatus, the Wakatipu Toy Library’s back up and running in a prime Frankton location. Chairwoman Sarah Fredric says the library lost its home of 17 years, at Queenstown’s former campground store at Lakeview, when it had...

Renewing the cultural landscape

By TRACEY ROXBURGH Twenty-seven Wakatipu artists and performers have received RenewArt grants so their work can be displayed or performed at free community art celebrations here next month. In total, 20 visual artists and 21 performing arts groups have been given funding...
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