Queenstown District High School

By GUY WILLIAMS Jon Mitchell is that rare thing in Queenstown these days — a bona fide local. The Labour Party candidate for Southland was born in the former maternity hospital in Sydney Street, and spent his early childhood in an...
By PHILIP CHANDLER Queenstowner Jack Allan, who died last week, aged 93, is being remembered as ‘‘a true son and gentleman of the Wakatipu’’. He’s part of a family who’ve been in the district for six generations, dating back to the...

Iconic school camp chronicled

As Wakatipu High's Year 10 students prepare for their 'rite of passage' camp, Branches Charitable Trust has published 320-page history of it. Philip Chandler into the camp's origins, 52 years ago, and the role played by camp pioneer Ian...
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