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By PHILIP CHANDLER Maybe it proves we’re still a small place, but there are some interesting links amongst actors playing leads in Showbiz Queenstown’s Legally Blonde The Musical, premiering on Thursday. The lead role of Elle Woods — made famous by Reese...
By PHILIP CHANDLER A councillor's wanting to trial free parking in Queenstown’s CBD to help the struggling hospo sector. Councillor Val Miller’s suggesting temporarily waiving parking charges from 4.30pm every day — currently, metered parking runs till 9pm. ‘‘We want to encourage...
By TRACEY ROXBURGH Like most good ideas, it started with an old-school Queenstown crew brain storming over a bottle of whisky. The story goes, by the time the bottle was finished, long-time mates and Everything Travel Group founders Nigel Hobbs and former Queenstowner Callum...
You know what's bloody amazing? Us. I had a chat with one of our new staffers the other day. He was surprised at the vitriol coming from other parts of New Zealand about the situation Queenstown finds itself in. That others have taken...

Fergburger reopens

By MATTHEW MCKEW Fergburger's Queenstown doors will swing open again today. The world famous burger bar's known for its long lines, stretching up the street, but general manager Steve Bradley doesn't expect the normal queue after it opens at 8am. "We are...
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