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By TRACEY ROXBURGH An Oamaru-based animal rescue charity’s benefiting from the sale of a special Gibbston pinot noir memorial vintage. Valli winemaker Jen Parr was heartbroken when her Labrador-cross, Missy, died two years ago, but wanted to turn her grief into...
When a company boss thought a teenager had skived off with his wife’s purse on a night out in Queenstown last year, he decided to take matters into his own hands. Encountering the alleged thief on the dark streets of...
By PHILIP CHANDLER A Queenstown-based national charity’s donated these wheels — a brand-new Kia Sportage — to help the Cancer Society’s Central Otago team support people affected by cancer. From left, Hugo Charitable Trust chairman Mark Owens and trust donations officer...

A helping hand

Out-of-town businesses running conferences and events in Queenstown now have a way to meaningfully contribute to the local community. Destination Queenstown, along with its convention bureau, have launched a corporate social responsibility programme called ‘Community Connection’. It introduces 16 established not-for-profits and trusts...
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