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By MATTHEW MCKEW Despite a last-minute name change, a new Queenstown hospo joint’s set to open on schedule next week. Future Bars bought iconic steak and seafood restaurant, Britannia, two years ago, closing its doors in March for a fancy makeover —...
Almost a decade ago, our community came together to chart our way forward into our, then, economic future. In 2011, Shaping Our Future brought together our community - through a series of forums and workshops - to explore our aspirations...
Former Queenstown bar manager Julia Lonnerheden is now flying planes in her native Sweden – a country that’s attracted curiosity - and criticism - by not going into lockdown to try to stop the spread of Covid-19. But, as...
By PHILIP CHANDLER A six-part $7 million crime drama shot in Queenstown over three months late last year premieres on TVNZ 1 next Monday. One Lane Bridge is produced by Great Southern Television, whose local boss and part-owner Philip Smith has...
Dr Tim Rigg’s a GP at the Queenstown Medical Centre, and one of many on the front line of Covid-19 in Queenstown To say the last four weeks have been challenging is an understatement. Since the middle of January, staff at...
A Queenstown couple are thrilled with the popularity of their dairy-free ice cream truck. Vegans Hana and Sam Deavoll rolled out their mobile ice creamery late last summer - ironically, by renovating a run-down old Mr Whippy van. They park their...

Silver screen

Hollywood megastars Benedict Cumberbatch and Kirsten Dunst are poised to brighten up the South Island over the summer holidays. NZ Herald's Spy reported Kiwi directing legend Jane Campion, whose got close ties go Glenorchy, is using her homeland as the...
Queer Eye fans will be thrilled to know Bobby Berk's enjoying an adventure-packed trip in Queenstown with his husband. According to the 37-year-old reality TV star's Instagram story, he's been taking in the resort's picturesque scenery today with husband Dewey...
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