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New movie complex

By PHILIP CHAND:ER An eight-screen cinema complex is in motion at Queenstown’s Remarkables Park. It’ll be in a four-level commercial building, designed by Dunedin’s Mason &...

Q’town Hill’s new price high

By PHILIP CHANDLER A record price has been fetched for a Queenstown Hill holiday home. The award-winning four-bedroom St Andrews Park home sold this week for...

Saving endangered flora & fauna

In New Zealand, Denis Marshall’s best known as the Minister of Conservation who resigned after the Cave Creek tragedy. In Queenstown, he’s probably best...

A time to make connections

By MATTHEW MCKEW Queenstown's Maz Islamic Education Centre will throw open its doors tomorrow to provide an opportunity for the public to learn about Muslim...

Cunning plan for beer cannery

By MATTHEW MCKEW A Queenstowner's poised to launch the first Otago-based mobile beer canning service. Canadian-born local Wesley McAllister’s launching Loose Moose Canning Co, a subsidiary...

Resort hoteliers feel the pain

By GUY WILLIAMS Queenstown hotel owners took a bath last year, with occupancy and revenue plunging as the closed borders ravaged the sector. The latest Tourism...

Derailed trails back on track

By PHILIP CHANDLER Department of Conservation’s put a spoke in the wheels of planned Queenstown walking/cycle trail extensions — however, steps are underway to solve...

Lime’s two-year squeeze

By GUY WILLIAMS Downtown construction work means a six-month trial of Lime scooters in Queenstown could be two years away. A year after entering into a...

Arsenic alarm

By PHILIP CHANDLER Queenstown rural landowners are on high alert over arsenic poisoning in their drinking water. Regional medical officer of health Susan Jack last month...

Going out with a bang

By MATTHEW MCKEW The year no one wants to remember — but we’ll never forget — will be sent out with a bang tonight in...

Secret entry wins film award

By MATTHEW MCKEW When a letter was handed to a Wakatipu High schooler in the pouring rain at Branches Camp he had no idea what...

Covid-born Q’town social enterprise stumps up

By GUY WILLIAMS A social enterprise born out of the Covid lockdown made its first charitable donation last Wednesday. Less than two months after it launched,...
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