Sri Lanka

‘I’ve lost everything’

By TRACEY ROXBURGH A long, deep scar runs along the right side of Sapumal Wijenayake’s skull. Beneath it, four titanium plates have been screwed in. A less obvious scar, concealed by his hair, runs along the left side of his head. They serve...

Turning a new leaf

By MATTHEW MCKEW It didn’t take long for a Queenstown business duo to brew up a new usiness plan when things went temporarily kaput for their travel firm. Sally Miller and Alex Musgrave, of Impact Escapes, specialise in small, off-the-beaten track...

Smashing it out of the park

Cricket balls will be raining down over Arrowtown's Millbrook Corner ground over Waitangi weekend next year. The ground's hosting Queenstown Cricket Club's inaugural Queenstown International Cricket Sixes on February 7 and 8. Featuring six players and five overs per side, the...

Turning over a new leaf

MasterChef NZ finalist Jaimie Stodler is taking an unusual tea break. The owner of Queenstown cupcake shop Cup & Cake is off to Sri Lanka to get coached by experts at Dilmah School of Tea after scooping gold at a...
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