Henry Street

By GUY WILLIAMS The Wakatipu Rugby Club expects a ‘‘readymade replacement’’ for its Queenstown CBD clubrooms should they get bowled to make way for the second stage of an arterial bypass road. In a submission to an Environmental Protection Agency consenting...
By PHILIP CHANDLER A Queenstown music teacher’s offering free piano and singing workshops. Chaz Barcenilla, who has 40 years’ teaching experience, is putting on free masterclasses for intermediate and advanced students on the first Friday of every month at 8.15pm. He’s also...

Exploring floral fantasies

By PHILIP CHANDLER Owners of some of the most beautiful and award-winning local gardens are throwing open their gates for this month’s popular Wakatipu Plunket Garden Tour. The November 29 self-drive tour allows ticket-holders to leisurely check out eight local gardens, including old...

Key to new hotel – no key

What's claimed to be New Zealand's first fully 'smart' hotel has opened on the fringe of Queenstown's CBD. Mi-pad Queenstown – a striking $15 million, six-storey, 57-room hotel on Henry Street – has been designed by renowned local architect John...
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