Sharyn Stalker

Exploring floral fantasies

By PHILIP CHANDLER Owners of some of the most beautiful and award-winning local gardens are throwing open their gates for this month’s popular Wakatipu Plunket Garden Tour. The November 29 self-drive tour allows ticket-holders to leisurely check out eight local gardens, including old...

End of road for subdivision

A final milestone's been reached in the development of Queenstown's massive Shotover Country subdivision. The last of its 810 residential lots went unconditional this month. It's a major achievement for principal developers Sharyn and Grant Stalker, whose main aim was to...

Village plans shot

One of Queenstown's biggest developers has called time on plans for a retirement village. Shotover Country, wedged between Lake Hayes Estate and the Shotover River, has applied for consent to build 61 new homes on a site once earmarked for an...