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In a milestone that flew under the radar, Queenstown’s NZONE Skydive — currently in a tailspin due to border closures — recently turned 30. Original co-owner and general manager Robynne Williams and current gm Clark ‘Scotty’ Scott reflect on...

Honouring artistic genius

By MATTHEW MCKEW A special exhibition’s being held at Queenstown’s Tim Wilson Gallery to celebrate the evolution of the painter’s works. Wilson, a local resident, died last month aged 65, after an almost 10-year battle with cancer. The celebrated oil painter was...
By MATTHEW MCKEW Pedro Carazos’ dream to open a full-blown restaurant in Queenstown’s about to become a reality. Pedro, who died last year, opened his original restaurant in Christchurch — it was destroyed in the 2011 Canterbury earthquakes, in which his son,...
A Queenstown climbing mentor says the New Zealand Alpine Team doesn't push young climbers beyond their boundaries, but the sport's "exorbitantly risky" compared with the daily life of normal people. Daniel Joll's comments came during a coronial inquest in Queenstown...
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