Derek Brown

By PHILIP CHANDLER A legend in local real estate, skiing and golfing circles, Queenstowner Doug Brown, who died last week aged 92, is also being remembered as a gentleman and a great family man. He's survived by sons Nigel, Derek, Maurice...
Thirty years have gone in a flash for a popular Queenstown ski shop co-owner. Paul Vaitkus, known as 'Haggis', and also 'Ski Wikipedia', discusses his love of skiing and ski retail with non-skier Philip Chandler For Paul Vaitkus – universally known as 'Haggis' –...
A Queenstowner who took in eight days' racing at the America's Cup says the yachts' speeds seemed to be about twice what they appeared to be on TV. Basking in the glow of Team New Zealand's win this week, keen yachtie...

Pioneer hailed

The matriarch of a prominent local family is being hailed for her compassion, sense of humour and pioneering role as a businesswoman. Betty Brown died last Saturday at her central Queenstown home, aged 89. She's survived by her husband of 61 years,...
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