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In 1967 Skyline had been running VWvans up to Bob’s Peak for four years. The tourists were having a fun, albeit bumpy, ride but the repairs and maintenance costs on the vans were taking a serious toll on the fledgling...

A time to make connections

By MATTHEW MCKEW Queenstown's Maz Islamic Education Centre will throw open its doors tomorrow to provide an opportunity for the public to learn about Muslim religion and culture. Set in rooms on Level 2 of the Sofitel hotel, the education centre...

Game plans for rugby club HQ

By PHILIP CHANDLER The future of Wakatipu Rugby Club’s valuable Queenstown CBD clubrooms, if they’re bowled for an arterial road, was kicked around at its AGM this month. The clubrooms, overlooking the club’s Recreation Ground playing field, would be doomed, along...
By PHILIP CHANDLER Echoing its famous Chico’s heyday, an upstairs Queenstown Mall space has turned into a sports bar and music venue called Crew Room. Owners Jenny and Terry Goulding originally bought the downstairs Captain’s Restaurant, in the historic Eureka House...

Legacy to Pedro

By MATTHEW MCKEW Almost a decade on from the original being destroyed in the Christchurch earthquakes there’s a Pedro’s restaurant sitting pride of place on Queenstown’s waterfront. Co-owner Damian Brown says he’s ‘‘astonished and proud’’ to have opened, having worked hard...
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