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By PHILIP CHANDLER A remarkable 100-year-old Northland-based war veteran’s revisiting Queenstown not only to attend Sunday’s Anzac Day dawn service but to present a special gift. Ray Dunn, who served as a Wing Commander with the Royal Australian Air Force during...
By GUY WILLIAMS Sarah and Tim Schubert are going for a long, long walk this weekend. The Arrow Junction couple are taking part in the Oxfam 100km Trail Walk in New Plymouth starting today. Sarah says she did a 50km walk in...

Muskets holding its fire

By PHILIP CHANDLER The owner of Queenstown’s Muskets and Moonshine restaurant/bar is hibernating his business to stop losing money. Chris Buckley, who also owns the resort’s still-thriving Pub on Wharf, says ‘‘we don’t want to put ourselves in a position, while...

Making tracks all the time

By PHILIP CHANDLER A Queenstowner's soft-launched a business that times your runs or walks any time you want. Conceived during lockdown, Official Tracks is the brainwave of Tuki Huck, who wanted people to enjoy their own running experience without anything needing...
LAST week I moved to Fernhill, and the walk from Mountain Scene HQ to my new home’s been a perfect reminder of why I left London. Long gone are the smelly, hot days of the tube and now, thankfully, so...

‘Faecal Peak’

Department of Conservation's dithering over a loo on Ben Lomond as the shit literally keeps piling up. More than 30,000 people a year are walking the trail up the 1748m mountain behind Queenstown. As the hordes increase, the area's becoming increasingly...
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