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Progress on community hub

Building a community services hub to house social sector groups grappling with funding shortages and hefty rental costs in Queenstown is a step closer. The...

Why I’m standing for Queenstown: Grant Scannell

OPINION: Standing for council this year was not a decision that I made lightly, knowing it would take a lot of time from my...

Why I’m standing for Queenstown: Peter Faul

OPINION: Standing for council is a privilege and a huge responsibility. People often ask what your views are on this subject or that and fair...

Council candidates go head to head

The divide between incumbents and council hopefuls appears to be growing, as the old guard highlights the need for consistency while new candidates hit...

Rings returns to resort

Middle Earth mania is coming back to the Wakatipu. Mayor Jim Boult understands "much of the filming" for Amazon Studio's billion-dollar Lord of the Rings...

Life’s a Feast: Tuscan lentil stew

PREP TIME: 10 mins COOK TIME: 40 mins SERVES: 4-5 people Packed with plant-based proteins and loaded with nutrients, this simple vegan stew can be whipped up...

Memories on the market

For 46 years, people have been knocking on Allan White's door asking to buy his holiday home. Now, aged 91, he's decided it's time to...

Water watch: ORC defends record

The regional council's defending its position on water pollution, after a candidate claimed the majority of recent breaches were not investigated. At a recent Otago...

Drug crime on the rise

According to the saying, the numbers don't lie – except when it comes to Queenstown's drug crime, a local top copper says. Drug stats covering...

A novel idea

Bibliophiles, rejoice. The written word, in all its many forms, will be at the heart of a new festival making its debut in Queenstown in...

Charity skate off

Beloved TV and movie theme songs will ring out as Queenstown identities take to the ice for an annual fundraiser. The fifth annual Stars on...

Menzshed gets off the ground

Russel Heckler reckons there are a few wives very much looking forward to Arrowtown's Menzshed getting up and running. And with a site confirmed and...
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