November

Aqualand makes waves

By MATTHEW MCKEW Kids are making a splash in Queenstown with tens of thousands of visits to Whakatipu swimming pools this summer and fully-booked lessons. Council sports tsar Simon Battrick says the wet summer ‘‘certainly brought in the crowds’’ and he’s...

Musings from writers

By PHILIP CHANDLER Tickets are now on sale for the second Queenstown Writers Festival. Running from November 5 to 8, it’s full of literary celebrities like Dame Fiona Kidman, Wihi Ihimaera, Tom Scott, Becky Manawatu, who won ‘best first book of fiction’...
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