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OPINION: Maybe I'm getting old but I found the scenes at Lordens Place the other week quite disturbing. I'm sure I wasn't alone. I awoke on Sunday to tend to my usual routine of running George the horse, Scoop the human...

Lawyer guns for Crate Day

A Queenstown lawyer's proposing a bylaw to ban Crate Day gatherings in the resort. Bryce Whiting says the unofficial summer opener is a "real hark back to the days of irresponsible drinking in New Zealand". About 300 people gathered on Queenstown's...
The soppy '90s band Wet Wet Wet clearly didn't live in Queenstown. They sang Love Is All Around but in this place I reckon Booze Is All Around. Wine samples from a VW van parked in Beach Street. A floating bar moored...

Boozy trouble spots revealed

Mountain Scene can reveal where Queenstown's drunken louts say they sank their last grog. Cop stats released newspaper under the Official Information Act show where boozers who came into contact with officers claim they had their last drink. The data cover the...
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