housing affordability

By PHILIP CHANDLER A local planner warns Queenstown will lose its planning autonomy under the government’s proposals to replace the Resource Management Act (RMA). Instead of a council district plan, this area would operate under a regional plan run out of...
A lot can change in 12 months, but one thing remains the same; we seem to have been left to fend for ourselves. It’s hard not to feel forgotten as many parts of New Zealand carry on almost oblivious to Covid-19’s...

Battler joins the fray

By PHILIP CHANDLER A battle-hardened resort father of three preschoolers, living in a state house and surviving on ACC, wants your vote. Joel Rowlands, 35, is standing for The Opportunities Party (TOP) this election in the local Southland electorate as an advocate for...
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