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Sponsorship runs its course for Air New Zealand

Air New Zealand's naming sponsorship of the Queenstown International Marathon has reached the finish-line following last Saturday's sixth running of the race. The national airline's...

Destination change for Budd

Destination Queenstown boss Graham Budd, who's departing to run Southland's regional development agency, says he isn't leaving unfinished business behind. The tourism promotion organisation was...

Drug warning

Just hours after bar owners, managers and security staff attended a 'drugs in bars' awareness seminar in Queenstown, a 28-year-old overdosed in a CBD...

Iconic school camp chronicled

As Wakatipu High's Year 10 students prepare for their 'rite of passage' camp, Branches Charitable Trust has published 320-page history of it. Philip Chandler...

Arrowtowners mobilise against 5G network roll-out

Several Arrowtowners are leading the charge against the roll-out of 5G technology in Queenstown, however telco Vodafone believes they're misinformed. In August, Vodafone NZ announced...

Stoush over boardwalk ‘blot’

Residents in Arrowtown's Advance Terrace claim a raised boardwalk in front of their properties is an illegal structure, but the council disagrees. As part of...

Driver ‘crisis’

Queenstown's popular $2 bus network's being shackled by a shortage of drivers, amid calls the resort should be declared a "special case" for overseas...

Eyes and ears

Volunteers are being sought to help Queenstown police keep the resort's residents, visitors and businesses safe. The police are hosting an information night to tell...

Playing piano from the heart

Piano teacher Kinga Krupa talks to writer Neville Idour about learning piano in post-communist Poland and how she re-found her passion for performing Polish-born classical...

Welcome to ? Cove

A Queenstown developer's ruffling feathers with her bid to rename a well-established local landmark. Janine Twose is trying to replace the name of Bob's Cove,...

Timber!

The first signs of Skyline's multi-million-dollar upgrade – years in the planning – should be visible by next week on the lower flanks of...

Mining for project support

A former Arrowtowner's rallying support to reconstruct a rare European goldmining settlement a stone's throw from the township. Jan Morrison, now retired in Tauranga, first...
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