Kelvin Peninsula

Outrigger outrage

By PHILIP CHANDLER Wakatipu Waka Ama Club paddlers are outraged one of their valuable canoes has been vandalised. The ama, or outrigger, on a six-person waka, ‘Te Ao Hurihuri’, was severed from its waka overnight, last Friday, and probably irreparably damaged. Club...

Stamp of approval

By PHILIP CHANDLER Local sculptor Shane Woolridge is putting a stamp on his work to raise money for Arrowtown’s Lakes District Museum quake-strengthening project. In collaboration with New Zealand Post, he’s producing 10 stamps featuring different sculptures he’s created over the past...
Well-known local and former district councillor John Wilson was farewelled in Arrowtown yesterday. Wilson died on November 19, aged 70, after a long battle with Parkinson's Disease. A long-time Arrowtown ward councillor, Wilson had a particular interest in conservation and local...
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