Remarkables

Remarks commune

By PHILIP CHANDLER A Wellington urban planner's building an affordable, off-the-grid, modern-day commune at the base of Queenstown's iconic Remarkables mountain range. David Lee's planning two eco-villages, each comprising about 15 to 17 owner-occupied cabins, and a 400 square metre house, along...
A rare rural lifestyle block on the market is a stone's throw from Queenstown's Frankton Flats. The 1.89-hectare block is off an access driveway off the eastern end of Hansen Road, above State Highway 6. It's one of four contiguous blocks...
By PHILIP CHANDLER After Cromwell’s Northburn 100-miler (161km) race, which Adam Carlson had been yearning to run for the first time was cancelled last weekend due to the Covid-19 pandemic, the Queenstowner stepped in with his own alternative. The engineer, who...

Remarks icy plunge

Donald Trump, a Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtle and a Minion were among some of the 60 competitors who took part in the annual Red Bull Jump and Freeze event at Queenstown's The Remarkables. Snowsports lovers dressed in whacky costumes to...

A remarkable effort

A runner is cheered on by supporters and skifield staff as he crosses the finish line in The Remarkables Road Run and Ride charity race on Sunday. Runners and cyclists raised about $1500 for the Cancer Society during the charity...

Aussies rescued from Remarks

Two Australian climbers were rescued by helicopter from the Remarkables mountain range in Queenstown after 10 hours shivering on an exposed, high ledge. The men, who were uninjured, had been attempting the Grand Traverse on Friday afternoon. But running short of time...
Queenstown's skifields are getting a $6 million upgrade. NZSki, which operates The Remarkables and Coronet Peak in the resort, is forking out for a host of improvements. They include a new $500,000 medical centre and patrol base at The Remarks, replacing...
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