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Trappers upset

By GUY WILLIAMS A volunteer predator trapper who’s discovered six traps missing between Lake Dispute and Moke Lake says the thefts are bizarre and demoralising. Bob’s Cove resident Pippa Speedy noticed the DoC200 traps had gone last week while checking a...
By PHILIP CHANDLER Few people carry on voluntary roles till they’re 88. One such is Queenstowner Alex Casey, who’s retiring as a Justice of the Peace after 48 years. And if it weren’t for the Covid-19 lockdown cutting his workload and hastening...

A helping hand

Out-of-town businesses running conferences and events in Queenstown now have a way to meaningfully contribute to the local community. Destination Queenstown, along with its convention bureau, have launched a corporate social responsibility programme called ‘Community Connection’. It introduces 16 established not-for-profits and trusts...
By TRACEY ROXBURGH How low can you go? Four thieves have been captured on camera nicking skis, poles — and a kettle — which have a combined conservative value of $800 from outside Hospice Shop Queenstown on Sunday. Store manager John ‘Boggy’...
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