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Casino may be out of play

One of Queenstown's two CBD casinos is likely to fold its cards next year. Applications to the Gambling Commission by SkyCity, which operates both casinos, reveal Wharf Casino's landlord may not renew the lease on its Steamer Wharf premises past September...
SkyCity's made a $16 million Queenstown property play in a bid to house high-rollers. The giant casino/hotel company has received Overseas Investment Office approval to buy the resort's largest undeveloped lakefront block. It plans building a five-star hotel at 633 Frankton...

Roll of the Dai

Dai Henwood’s hoping he’s not going to be performing for his Queenstown audience from a wheelchair. “Because I’m turning into a psychopath, I’m running the Queenstown half marathon,’’ he laughs. “I’m doing it the morning of the gig, so I’m sure...

Home final aim

Stampede ice hockey team will be keeping a close eye on rivals West Auckland Admirals as they try to scupper the Queenstowners' chances of a home final. The SkyCity-sponsored team have a bye this weekend in the New Zealand Ice...
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