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Thirty-five years ago, beanpole broadcaster, Chas Drader, came to Queenstown where he made a name for himself for his "slightly off-the-wall" community radio station, Q92FM. Following his passing on June 18, PHILIP CHANDLER looks back at his life and passion for broadcasting Fifty-nine  years...

Lawyer guns for Crate Day

A Queenstown lawyer's proposing a bylaw to ban Crate Day gatherings in the resort. Bryce Whiting says the unofficial summer opener is a "real hark back to the days of irresponsible drinking in New Zealand". About 300 people gathered on Queenstown's...
Queenstown Police are floating the idea of a 24-hour ban on public drinking in the wake of last Saturday's Crate Day chaos in the resort. But Queenstown Lakes Mayor Jim Boult says he hopes a total ban can be avoided...
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