Simon Hayes

Heads-up for adventure trip

By PHILIP CHANDLER A Queenstown-founded charity’s helping local kids attend the national final of an adventure sports challenge. Having won the regional Get2Go Challenge in September, eight Year 9 Wakatipu High students are off to the Hillary Outdoors education centre on...

Lake-hugging land for sale

By PHILIP CHANDLER Clever planning’s resulted in a magnificently-located mini Queenstown development, now on the market. Lakeshore comprises three large sections, right above Frankton Track and Frankton Arm, and two others just above. The subdivision, created by a local family with engineering...
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...

No ordinary section release

Anyone with a spare $600,000 can choose among some of the last residential plots on the Queenstown side of Lake Wakatipu's Frankton Arm. The third stage of the Remarkables View subdivision, directly above the new Frankton Marina, is currently for...

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...

Party’s cash payoff

A wildly successful function for long-time Queenstowners has had a big spin-off for a local social service provider. Central Lakes Family Services (CLFS) has received $8516.30 from the proceeds of an inaugural locals' knees-up, held in September, which attracted 575...
Queenstown Rotary has handed out a prestigious award to the stalwart of a rival service club. Local Lions Club member and former president Simon Hayes was awarded a Paul Harris Fellowship at Rotary's meeting last week, which Lions also attended. The...
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