Peter Doyle

By PHILIP CHANDLER Country-singing superstar Kenny Rogers, who died last month, aged 81, had a special affinity with Queenstown. He first visited the resort in 1973 when touring NZ with his then-band, First Edition, returning in ‘97 to perform an outdoor concert...

Remembering our Noelene

Noelene Tait wouldn't have wanted to be remembered as "that old lady who died in a car accident", her son says. The 84-year-old Queenstowner died last on January 14 after a crash on Frankton Road. Hundreds turned out to pay their...

For Pete’s sake

Queenstown community stalwart Peter Doyle was not-so-rudely interrupted while drumming for the Arrow Miners Band last Sunday. To the huge surprise of Doyle, whose band had been entertaining the Queenstown Lions Club's seniors Christmas party, he was presented with the...
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