Ken McIntyre

Walkers back on Mainland

By PHILIP CHANDLER After taking just over two months to traipse the North Island, intrepid Queenstown teachers Susan and Ken McIntyre on Wednesday started trekking the Mainland. Susan, 57, and Ken, 60, who’ve taught at Queenstown Primary and Wakatipu High, respectively,...

Skipping school to go trekking

By PHILIP CHANDLER A Queenstown teaching couple are wagging school next term to walk the length of New Zealand. Susan and Ken McIntyre flew north on Saturday, and started the 3000km Te Araroa Trail, at NZ’s northernmost point, Cape Reinga, yesterday. Susan,...
An Aussie Paralympic champion's an ex-Queenstowner. Canoeist Curtis McGrath, 28, won gold in the men’s KL2 200m sprint while wearing Australia's green and gold colours in Rio. The ex-Wakatipu High School pupil moved across the ditch to join the army. Four years...
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