Stanley Street

Racism shocks, disappoints

By MATTHEW MCKEW Hate-filled posters plastered on and around Queenstown’s new Islamic centre have shocked and disappointed staff from neighbouring businesses. Mountain Scene discovered the posters dotted around the Gorge Road Retail Centre yesterday morning — Queenstown police were on site...
By MATTHEW MCKEW You wait for one and three come along at once. No, not a bus, but a music tour in its third year celebrating and exploring New Zealand’s on-and-off love affair with public transport. Anthonie Tonnon’s bringing Rail Land to Arrowtown,...

Drink-driving discharges

By GUY WILLIAMS A Dunedin nursing student was one of two women who escaped convictions for drink-driving after appearing before Community Magistrate Simon Heale in Queenstown’s court. Isabelle Anne Bradley, 19, admitted drink-driving in Sydney Street on June 28 with a breath-alcohol...

Artful shredders

By MATTHEW MCKEW Old snowboards are being given a new lease of life as canvases for artists to get creative with and raise money for charity. For a third year running, NZ Shred has teamed up with the Queenstown Arts Centre...
By GUY WILLIAMS Opening a new hotel in post-Covid Queenstown sounds like a challenge, but the owners of the Holiday Inn Express are confident about the future. The 227-room Holiday Inn Express, in Stanley Street, opens its doors next Friday at a...
Only a couple of months ago the Southern Lakes region was riding high on the back of a thriving tourism industry. The burgeoning tourist sector, growing population and construction industry had created a prosperous time for the region. Mass tourism...
Anyone born or who gave birth at Queenstown's former maternity hospital is invited to a group photo on April 8. The Sydney Street building – about to make way for a Holiday Inn Express hotel – was the town's maternity...

History reduced to rubble

A landmark villa that stood above the Queenstown CBD for more than a century was bowled last month. Fronting the Stanley Street entrance to town, the tree-lined property was well-known as the home and surgery of Dr Bill Anderson –...

History reduced to rubble

A Landmark villa that stood above the Queenstown CBD for more than a century was bowled last week. Fronting the Stanley Street entrance to town, the tree-lined property was well-known as the home and surgery of Dr Bill Anderson –...
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