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Remarks commune

By PHILIP CHANDLER A WellingtonĀ 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...

Light shone on subsidies

A new Queenstown business will lobby City Hall to introduce incentives encouraging ratepayers to go green. Julian Fuchs, area manager for Thermo Solar, got on board with Christchurch-based boss Zane Wilson Young after spotting a job ad. Wilson Young has been...
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