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By PHILIP CHANDLER It might seem far-fetched someone who’s been described as ‘‘one of the finest violinists in the world’’ should play in a disused cheese factory. But that’s what’s happening this Sunday when Russian-born Natalia Lomeiko performs in the Thomas...
By TRACEY ROXBURGH Little did Queenstown’s Louise Ferguson know video footage of her landing her first back flip to mulch at an evening session at Fernhill’s Wynyard Jump Park would lead to a new  initiative in the resort, aimed at...

School hits all the right notes

By PHILIP CHANDLER Queenstown Primary’s trialling a music-teaching programme that could be rolled out in schools nationwide. The programme, called Play.music, is aimed at reversing the decline of music learning in schools, and is an adaptation of Britain’s user-friendly Charanga programme. At Queenstown...
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