Muskets and Moonshine

Muskets holding its fire

By PHILIP CHANDLER The owner of Queenstown’s Muskets and Moonshine restaurant/bar is hibernating his business to stop losing money. Chris Buckley, who also owns the resort’s still-thriving Pub on Wharf, says ‘‘we don’t want to put ourselves in a position, while...
By TRACEY ROXBURGH Horror stories are starting to emerge in Queenstown as businesses continue to face staff shortages. While the Ministry of Social Development (MSD) this week added more occupations to its ‘‘under-supply’’ list for the Queenstown Lakes — including jobs...

Putting down roots

For seven years, musician Monty Bevins lived a life on the road, taking his spirited stories and folk songs from one small New Zealand town to another. Having no fixed abode and on a perpetual tour provided a freedom the...
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