No phones in school - Wakatipu students adapting well

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Posted 28 May, 2024

Most Wakatipu High School students have adapted to the government’s new ban on cellphone use in schools, and while the toilet cubicles seem to be very popular for some at break times, the majority of students haven’t skipped a beat, principal Oded Nathan says.

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Queenstown, known for its stunning landscapes and adventure sports, is home to an expansive network of trails that offer both recreation and a chance to connect with nature.

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AS THE WINTER DRAWS IN AND THE NIGHTS GET LONGER, THOUGHTS TURN TO MULLED WINE, GOOD FOOD, CATCHING UP WITH YOUR BUDDIES AND GOING ON THE HUNT FOR SOME NEW STORIES.

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Serious concern continues to grow across the Southland and Otago regions after a further 64 paradise shelducks have been discovered mysteriously dead on the fore-shore of Lake Te Anau, just weeks after an initial 100 birds were collected from Dub-lin Bay, at Lake Wānaka, last month.

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Posted 28 May, 2024

AS THE WINTER DRAWS IN AND THE NIGHTS GET LONGER, THOUGHTS TURN TO MULLED WINE, GOOD FOOD, CATCHING UP WITH YOUR BUDDIES AND GOING ON THE HUNT FOR SOME NEW STORIES.

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Most Wakatipu High School students have adapted to the government’s new ban on cellphone use in schools, and while the toilet cubicles seem to be very popular for some at break times, the majority of students haven’t skipped a beat, principal Oded Nathan says.

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Queenstown’s multi-purpose community, arts and cultural space celebrated their second birthday on 15 May. The milestone was celebrated in the best way possible – with coffee and cake– as Te Atamira continues to organise amazing programmes for the region.

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Showbiz Queenstown is bringing Monty Python’s Spamalot from Broadway to the Memorial Centre stage this week. The show is known as a “musical lovingly ripped off from the motion picture, Monty Python and the Holy Grail.” Opening night for the company’s annual production is this Thursday with nine shows running until Saturday 25 May.

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