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Showing animal ‘life’

By MATTHEW MCKEW There's a new experience in Queenstown and it’s a ‘wunderkammer’, or wonder chamber, for observing the natural world. Church Street’s Flora Fauna’s a...

Yellow fever

By PHILIP CHANDLER A Queenstowner's seeing red over yellow broken lines. Queenstown’s council is ‘retrofitting’ broken yellow lines in narrow streets to allow the likes of...

Housing contribution hailed

By KERRIE WATERWORTH Former Queenstown councillor John MacDonald says he misses ‘‘the team’’ and knowing what’s happening in great detail in the district, but ‘‘I do...

Edgar ‘defines philanthropy’

By PHILIP CHANDLER It takes one to know one. The Warehouse founder Sir Stephen Tindall was guest speaker at a Queenstown function recently where local investor...

A’town rockers’ launch gig

By GUY WILLIAMS Arrowtown alternative rock band The Seaside Stranglers are throwing a party in the town tonight night to mark the release of their...

Pre-winter knees-up for preschool’s fundraising

By TRACEY ROXBURGH A proper knees-up’s on the way for Arrowtown tonight — in part to wash away the Covid blues, but also raising much-needed...

‘Hospo is in our blood’

By GUY WILLIAMS The family behind Queenstown’s newest cafe, Hustl, has deep roots in the resort’s hospo scene. Siblings Mati and Leah Gourlay, who opened Hustl’s...

Queenstown developers make ‘Rich List’ splash

By PHILIP CHANDLER Two Queenstown developers make long-awaited appearances in National Business Review’s online Rich List. Part-time local Fraser Sanderson, who’s developing commercial and residential property...

Local’s Ali coup

By PHILIP CHANDLER In a heavyweight coup, a Queenstowner and another Kiwi are creating a giant tourist attraction in the United States dedicated to one...

‘Victim’ is also charged

By ANNA LEASK A 20-year-old Cromwell man’s been arrested and charged with robbery following a violent attack on a ‘‘good samaritan’’ near Queenstown in March. But...

Planning to get rid of unwanted neighbours

By TRACEY ROXBURGH Ways to get rid of increasing numbers of unwanted neighbours in the Lake Hayes area will be discussed at the Lake Hayes...

Skifield bosses are smiling

By TRACEY ROXBURGH All they need now is snow. Twenty-seven border exemptions have been granted for critical skifield workers in the Southern Lakes — with three...
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