Stewart Island

By PHILIP CHANDLER One of New Zealand’s most talented and original singer-songwriters is bringing his ‘haunted blues’ show to Queenstown’s Kinross winery this Sunday. Lyttelton-based Delaney Davidson — distinctive for his rumpled stage persona — is travelling to various small lower...

Skipping school to go trekking

By PHILIP CHANDLER A Queenstown teaching couple are wagging school next term to walk the length of New Zealand. Susan and Ken McIntyre flew north on Saturday, and started the 3000km Te Araroa Trail, at NZ’s northernmost point, Cape Reinga, yesterday. Susan,...
By PHILIP CHANDLER Thanks to a Queenstowner's initiative, Otago and Southland Covid-19 lockdown heroes have been rewarded with free accommodation, activities, attractions and meals shouted by Southern operators. John Cushen set up Southern Heroes NZ after being moved by the story of...
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