Hakitekura

Taking a plunge

By PHILIP CHANDLER Organisers believe swimming races they’re organising in Queenstown will be the first to run on Lake Whakatipu. Hardy lake swimmers Lucas Fornes and Richie Lambert, with support from Southern Lakes Swimming Club, are staging The Wakatipu Legend on...

Land preserved in perpetuity

By GUY WILLIAMS They want it to be protected forever. That’s why Dick and Jillian Jardine will gift the ownership of Remarkables Station to the Queen Elizabeth II National Trust (QEII) in two years’ time. At a ceremony yesterday, they announced they’ll...
By GUY WILLIAMS University of Otago’s applied for consent to build a $12 million retreat for academics near Queenstown’s Jack’s Point, but is backing off a plan to build it by the end of next year. Calling it one of the...
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