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By GUY WILLIAMS Sir Russell Coutts once told Mountain Scene his golf game’s ‘‘crap’’, but that isn’t stopping the yachting legend from hoping to extend his field of dreams on the Crown Terrace. He’s applied to Queenstown’s council for resource consent...
By PHILIP CHANDLER A Queenstowner's jumped in to defend concerns over mountain bike jumps popping up on his Malaghans Road property. Head council planner Tony Avery says ‘‘our enforcement team has been notified and is currently looking into the matter’’. Landowner Mike...

Olive Leaf nipped in the bud

By GUY WILLIAMS A lobby group opposed to the ‘Olive Leaf’ building proposed for Arrowtown is relieved consent’s been declined. Members of the NoLeaf society, formed four years ago to fight the proposal, say they hope the decision by independent commissioners,...
By GUY WILLIAMS A controversial $100 million hotel proposed for Fernhill has got the thumbs down at City Hall. Coherent Hotel Ltd applied in December for an eight-storey, 89-room hotel in Queenstown's Aspen Grove, below the Kamana Lakehouse hotel, which it also...
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