Mt Dewar

By PHILIP CHANDLER After Cromwell’s Northburn 100-miler (161km) race, which Adam Carlson had been yearning to run for the first time was cancelled last weekend due to the Covid-19 pandemic, the Queenstowner stepped in with his own alternative. The engineer, who...

Mountains no match for runner

Queenstown ultra-runner James Harcombe's motto could be 'climb every mountain'. In what's thought to be a first, the 54-year-old last month conquered every peak on the ridgelines surrounding the Wakatipu Basin in one stretch. He accomplished his lofty goal in 35-and-a-half...

Life’s a beech

Independent commissioners have approved a 55-lot subdivision on Queenstown's Mt Dewar Station. The controversial project, billed as New Zealand's largest commercially funded native reforestation project, features 43 cabins and 10 chalets for residential and visitor accommodation, and a lodge with...
A visitor accommodation development is proposed to help fund a reforestation project on Mt Dewar Station. A 55-lot subdivision, including 43 cabins and 11 chalets for residential and visitor accommodation, is planned for the 1773-hectare site by Treespace Queenstown Ltd. There...
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