Wakatipu

Golf resort sales tee off

Arrowtown's Millbrook Resort is proof that the slowdown in Wakatipu property sales isn't affecting high-end product. Sales at the well-established golf resort reached a record $64 million over the 12 months till the end of September, up almost $20m over...
This Saturday sees the unusual spectacle of two Central Otago rugby semi-finals taking place just six kilometres apart in Queenstown. Top-placed Wakatipu Premiers host fourth-placed Cromwell at the Recreation Ground while second-placed Arrowtown host Maniototo at their adopted Events Centre...

Tough finish looms

Going by last weekend's performance, the top-of-the-table Wakatipu Premiers rugby side has to lift its game nearing the business end of the season. They struggled at home last Saturday to put away defending champions Cromwell 20-13, after beating them 36-10...
Having taken the coveted White Horse Cup off Arrowtown last weekend, the unbeaten Wakatipu Premiers rugby team couldn't have a tougher first-up challenge this Saturday. They'll face a fired-up Maniototo at Queenstown Recreation Ground. Long-time cup holders Maniototo were tipped up by...

Book leaps into past

Veteran Wakatipu farmer and amateur historian Alan 'Hammy' Hamilton tackles a forgotten slice of Arrowtown history for his sixth book. The 86-year-old says he wrote Bringing Arrowtown Alive: Ice Skating in the 1950s and 60s after a local woman raved about...
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