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Going the extra mile

By PHILIP CHANDLER Queenstown mountain runner Lewis Latham has a head for heights and a heart for fundraising, The 37-year-old’s training for his first Northburn 100 kilometre run, near Cromwell, on March 20. As a ‘‘training run’’, he’s entered the first 56km...
By PHILIP CHANDLER To call Queenstown’s veteran harbourmaster Marty Black a jammy individual is an understatement. Almost four years afterwinning a cool half millondollars in a Lotto draw, two weeks ago he won $333,000 after three players shared the top first...

Beekeeper buzzing

By GUY WILLIAMS A collective of honey producers in Queenstown is shaking off the sting of fewer tourists and spreading its wings in local outlets. Raymond Key set up the Local Honey Collective 18 months ago to support small-scale beekeepers like...
THERE’S a bloody big elephant stampeding through the streets of Queenstown and no one, it seems, can see it. And if someone doesn’t do something soon, that bloody big elephant is going to smash our streets to smithereens. Our elephant, the...
A $30 million Queenstown supermarket opening next week is so big that customers will be given maps to show them around. Pak'nSave Queenstown, opening beside Mitre 10 Mega on the Frankton Flats, has a ground floor of 5765 square metres, 27 checkouts...
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