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By MATTHEW MCKEW Live sport’s getting a full-time home in Queenstown once things kick off at a new bar boasting 15 TV screens. Every kick, grunt and gear shift will be heard at The Locker Room Sports Bar, with co-owner Romain...

Further history uncovered

By PHILIP CHANDLER A former Arrowtowner claims she’s now found the stone ruins of an entire goldmining settlement above the Arrow River. Tauranga-based Jan Morrison’s on a mission to restore Cooper’s Terrace, a kilometre from Arrowtown, to how it looked in...
By PHILIP CHANDLER Strong interest from locals in entry-level Queenstown property is flying in the face of predictions made in the wake of Covid last year. Local Bayleys managing director David Gubb says it was assumed there’d be a lot more...
By PHILIP CHANDLER A councillor's wanting to trial free parking in Queenstown’s CBD to help the struggling hospo sector. Councillor Val Miller’s suggesting temporarily waiving parking charges from 4.30pm every day — currently, metered parking runs till 9pm. ‘‘We want to encourage...
By GUY WILLIAMS Green Cabs has re-emerged under new ownership in Queenstown after becoming a casualty of Covid-19. The taxi company’s former South Island area manager, Graham Hadley, bought the company’s trademarks, dispatch system and other assets last month after the...
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