overseas travel

When a company boss thought a teenager had skived off with his wife’s purse on a night out in Queenstown last year, he decided to take matters into his own hands. Encountering the alleged thief on the dark streets of...
By PHILIP CHANDLER A newQueenstowner’s tapping into a new market for the resort — learner golfers. Golf addict Janie Reese, who was Destination Queenstown’s Aussie rep more than 15 years ago, has started ‘rookie retreats’ as part of her new on-course...
By PHILIP CHANDLER With international borders shut, Queenstown’s tourism promo organisation’s this Sunday launching its biggest-ever push for Kiwi visitors. Destination Queenstown’s running a 10-week spring/summer domestic campaign that includes prime-time TV ads and big billboards in Auckland, Wellington and Christchurch. It’s being...

Drink-driving discharges

By GUY WILLIAMS A Dunedin nursing student was one of two women who escaped convictions for drink-driving after appearing before Community Magistrate Simon Heale in Queenstown’s court. Isabelle Anne Bradley, 19, admitted drink-driving in Sydney Street on June 28 with a breath-alcohol...
By TRACEY ROXBURGH Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern won't put any potential timeframe on the opening of borders between New Zealand and Aussie, but says the highly-anticipated trans-Tasman bubble hasn't been delayed by recent presentations of Covid-19 in NZ. As of Thursday there...
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