Philip Chandler

Agnew jetboat world champion

Queenstown's newest world champion says his win in last week's World Championship Jetboat Marathon was a dream come true. Mark Agnew's CX class victory was also bitter-sweet, however, as Glenorchy's Duayne Insley, himself a former world champion, died on the...
Spending a week in Whistler this month, I felt at home. Like Queenstown, the Canadian town, in British Columbia, is a stunning four-season alpine resort – in this case, purpose-built just over 40 years ago. Best known for snow sports – it...
Site works on the Wakatipu's second retirement village start next month following strong interest from local retirees. The $120 million-plus Arrowtown Lifestyle Retirement Village will occupy 12 hectares on McDonnell Road beside The Hills golf course. Having sold nearly all 28...
OPINION: A mate says NZ Transport Agency's confirmation of Queenstown's eastern access road project in the first week of Jim Boult's mayoralty reminded him of the Iran hostage crisis. For 14 months, United States president Jimmy Carter forlornly tried to...
Advertisement
Advertisement