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By PHILIP CHANDLER It took three decades, but Queenstown golfer Steve Brent finally tasted the spoils of victory at The Hills last month. The 48-year-old, whose handicap is three-and-a-half, won his first senior championship in 31 years at Sir Michael Hill’s...

Queenstown trailblazer dies

By PHILIP CHANDLER A Gibbston winery stalwart who died last week, aged 74, played a key role in developing the world-class Queenstown Trail. Former American Terry Stevens and his wife-to-be Susan settled in Gibbston in 1999, buying a vineyard block on...

Golfer’s a hardy annual

By PHILIP CHANDLER Talk about consistency. Queenstown-based Skyline Enterprises and local golfer Alan Brown have been forever linked with one of the resort’s oldest sports tournaments, the Skyline Classic. Last weekend, for the 42nd year in a row, Skyline was the naming...

A soldier’s century

By GUY WILLIAMS Queenstown's Alex McBurney has been to war, raised a family, and lived the Kiwi good life even shaken hands with royalty. The oldest World War II veteran living in the Wakatipu, he turned 100 on Saturday. Still living in...
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