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Going out with a bang

By MATTHEW MCKEW The year no one wants to remember — but we’ll never forget — will be sent out with a bang tonight in Queenstown. While elsewhere, globally, Covid-19's thrown a spanner into traditional New Year’s Eve celebrations and gatherings, City...

Polo boss goes for double

By TRACEY ROXBURGH Despite closed borders, Queenstown Polo’s planning an ‘international exhibition’ match at its Malaghans Road facility next March. Now heading in to its third season, the polo farm’s had a tough start in Queenstown — the first Silver Cup...

Iconic attraction’s back

By TRACEY ROXBURGH After 11 long years, the gates to Queenstown’s Deer Park Heights will lift again for the public from next week. The iconic Peninsula Hill, at Kelvin Heights, has been in the Mee family since the 1960s and, till 2009,...
At 13 years old, I watched with excitement as the AJ Hackett crew tested their bungees outside our house on Thompson Street. They tied cables to a power pole and a ute, and accelerated. I remember getting weighed in a creaky...
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