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Queenstowners of a certain age will recall the late Pat Farry’s career as a pioneering rural GP.  But, as PHILIP CHANDLER discovers, his son Ben’s also forged an amazing career — in the world of drama. He explains why...

Getting a fix for nix

By TRACEY ROXBURGH If it’s broke, fix it — or find someone who can. Tomorrow the Repair Revolution’s popping up at the Queenstown Events Centre, aiming to help people get more life out of their belongings and divert good things from...
By MATTHEW MCKEW Queenstown fireys are chuffed to bits with their newly-refurbished $4 million station on Isle Street. The vollies have been holed up in temporary accommodation in the back yard since September last year, with scaffolding and awnings covering the...
By PHILIP CHANDLER Plans for a $12 million Queenstown film studio have been brought forward to address the Covid-19-induced collapse of the local tourism industry. The proposal, for a large Gibbston Valley site opposite the Victoria Flats landfill, has been sent to...

TV to Treasure Island

Matty McLean is preparing to swap the comfort of a TV studio for a much less cushy role. The bubbly Breakfast host, who grew up in Queenstown, was this week named as a contestant on TVNZ's revamped Contestants, including McManus and...
Arrowtown designer Peni Moala is about to show off his skills on TVs around the country. Daisy Hudson talks to the talented Kiwi about fashion, culture, and being happy. It's fair to say 2018's turning into a massive year for...
A hit Australian thriller drama series is being shot in Queenstown and Central Otago. Shooting on the second season of Channel Seven's Wanted, starring New Zealand-born Aussie actress Rebecca Gibney, was due to start early this week but was postponed due...
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