Duke of Edinburgh

By GUY WILLIAMS The recent death of Prince Philip has brought back memories of life at sea for a Queenstown man. London-born Brian Jessop was 18 when, in 1949, he was called up for National Service, the UK’s then-peacetime conscription system. Leaving his...
By TRACEY ROXBURGH and PHILIP CHANDLER The past’s set to meet the present in Arrowtown next Friday, in more ways than one. World-acclaimed organist Kemp English and his partner, virtuoso violinist and New Zealand Symphony Orchestra assistant concert master Yuka Eguchi,...
By MARK PRICE What would you get if you mixed two nuns, twins in a pushchair and Prince Philip? Well, an attempt at a little bit of royal humour, of course. During the 1970 royal tour, then-Queenstown mayor Warren Cooper accompanied the...
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