leadership

After a successful business career in Queenstown, specialising in HR, Maryann Geddes is shifting to Christchurch next month. She tells PHILIP CHANDLER what’s behind the move, recounts her climbing exploits and reveals a special local connection she’ll be retaining For...

Heads-up for adventure trip

By PHILIP CHANDLER A Queenstown-founded charity’s helping local kids attend the national final of an adventure sports challenge. Having won the regional Get2Go Challenge in September, eight Year 9 Wakatipu High students are off to the Hillary Outdoors education centre on...
By TRACEY ROXBURGH A new not-for-profit school, focused on entrepreneurship and leadership, will open in Queenstown next year. In time the Liger Leadership Academy, which is setting up shop at Five Mile, will help to diversify and strengthen Queenstown’s economy, its...

Leadership award

By PHILIP CHANDLER Queenstown Alpine Ski Team’s chair is hailing the benefits of a leadership course exclusively targeting former female Olympians. Erika Harris (nee McLeod), who skied for New Zealand at the 2006 Winter Olympics in Turin, Italy, graduated last Tuesday from...
"WE live in unprecedented times.’’ As a phrase, I’m pretty much over it. Our current times are entirely precedented, and certainly they’ve been repeatedly forewarned. As we look around the world — thankfully reminding ourselves not to take for granted the fact...
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