stroke

By TRACEY ROXBURGH Stroke Foundation health promoter Cath Moser’s pictured outside the ‘Big Blood Pressure Check Van’, which will be in Queenstown and Wanaka tomorrow providing free blood pressure checks. The initiative’s part of the foundation’s effort to ensure Kiwis have...

Support keeps Essi smiling

By MATTHEW MCKEW She's back at work and wearing her infamous, infectious smile again thanks to Queenstown’s community spirit. Finnish bartender Essi Lehtonen’s had a tough few months but the staff, regulars and friends of Frankton Arm Tavern rallied round her...
By MATTHEW MCKEW AN overwhelming community response's helping to lift the spirits of a popular Finnish bartender left blind in one eye by a stroke. Essi Lehtonen's been part of the Frankton Arm Tavern team for three years, having moved to Queenstown...
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