Tom Pryde

When the boat came back

By PHILIP CHANDLER After 18 years in Fiordland, a boat built for Queenstown’s Lake Wakatipu in 1912 is gracing her home waters again. A classic wooden launch, The Lion was officially relaunched in Kingston last Saturday by local mayor Jim Boult. Then on...
He's the chair extraordinaire. Tom Pryde's past or present chairman of more than a dozen community groups. As he prepares to retire from about 50 years' practising law, Philip Chandler tries to find out what makes him tick No one could retire and...
Imagine if the whole Wakatipu Basin was alive with the sound of tuis and bellbirds. That vision's a step closer with the formation of a new predator-control trust. Philip Chandler discusses the aims and objectives of the Wakatipu Wildlife...
Scientists are suggesting solutions for saving Lake Hayes. David Williams talks to those who have spent decades living, fishing and swimming there Surrounded by wood panelling and photos of grandchildren, Paddy Strain turns from her dining table and points out...
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