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By TRACEY ROXBURGH Queenstown's Citizens Advice Bureau (CAB) is hoping to help resort residents avoid get ting to ‘‘mental health crisis’’ point with a new service. Noticing a nexus between financial stress and hardship and mental health struggles last year, CAB’s...

Heart victim stuck

By PHILIP CHANDLER A popular former Queenstown bar manager’s surviving ‘‘hand to mouth’’ in Australia while he waits for a heart transplant. Dean Cavanagh, who’s relying on a mechanical heart in the interim, say he’s down to his last $400 as he...
By TRACEY ROXBURGH Stroke Foundation health promoter Cath Moser’s pictured outside the ‘Big Blood Pressure Check Van’, which will be in Queenstown and Wanaka tomorrow providing free blood pressure checks. The initiative’s part of the foundation’s effort to ensure Kiwis have...
By TRACEY ROXBURGH Wayne Foley couldn’t really move from his couch for the past fortnight. Yet on last Saturday, buoyed on by about $43,000 in donations, the Wakatipu High School Foundation chair managed to run, walk and weave 42km in the...
In light of recent criticism of the government’s support for the tourism industry, and Queenstown businesses in particular, and the frustration of alert level restrictions, I have given more thought to what we should expect from our government leaders. I’ve...
By PHILIP CHANDLER Being stuck in tropical Mexico might sound exotic, but a 34-year-old Queenstowner battling terminal cancer hasn't had a choice. After being diagnosed with stage 4 lung cancer, Jacob Macak and his wife, Lilia Rossana, flew to Mexico in March...
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