Mainland

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,...

Renaming the South Island

A Queenstowner's behind a campaign to change the South Island's name to 'NZ South'. Retired businessman Stanley Gyles, who commutes between Queenstown and Australia, says it's time the South Island asserts its independence from the drastically-different North Is-land, while remaining...
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