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Investors pitched plum units

Four leased commercial units across three of Queenstown's newest accommodation complexes are on the market. The offerings – three comprising food outlets – are for...

African school library project

A Queenstowner's appealing for support to build a school library in Africa to encourage kids to read. Mandy Melhuish adopted the project after a "life-changing...

Application for ‘Booze on Q’

Fancy a cheeky vino with your dinner, but don't want to brave the cold and head to the bottle shop? Queenstown food delivery service Food...

Suburbs aren’t ‘rural’- MP

Residents in Queenstown's Lake Hayes Estate and Shotover Country wanting housing assistance are potentially $120 to $150 a week worse off than other locals. The...

Samuel’s big-hearted charity climb

Most kids wouldn't be too keen on spending their winter school holidays trekking up hills. But 12-year-old Samuel Muir hasn't been thinking about himself as...

Mental health report snubbed

A report recommending 100 mental health staff were needed for the Queenstown/Central Otago area was ignored by the Southern District Health Board (SDHB). In 2013,...

Lion’s roaring success

Queenstown Lions Club stalwart Simon Hayes has been awarded the service club's highest honour. At the club's annual changeover night last Saturday, district governor Dave...

Local shocked over Dr charge

A Queenstowner who took to social media upset about the cost and booking process at Queenstown Medical Centre has prompted a horde of others...

First female chair saddles up

Keen horsewoman Jan Hunt has taken up the reins as Skyline Enterprises' first female chair. The locally-raised 61-year-old, who rode high in her hotel...

Leaky apartment repairs $14mil bill

Costly repairs to a leaky Queenstown apartment complex are under way. Brosnan Construction has started work on the first block of four at the 84-unit...

Gravity rises again

Determined to defy adversity, the financially-strapped owners of Queenstown's closed aerial and hoops studio are making a comeback thanks to community generosity. The future of...

Monks making messages in sand

Tibetan Buddhist monks have returned to Queenstown with a message of compassion and kindness. Geshe Jamyang Sherab and Karma Gyasey are back in the resort...
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