Hall heads up the mountain - former principal appointed Remarks boss

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Posted 11 April, 2024

Former high school principal Steve Hall is set to return to the industry and mountain where his career began, this time as The Remarkables’ new Ski Area Manager.

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Posted 11 April, 2024

Iconic Arrowtown retail group Wallace & Gibbs will close two of its six stores, citing an ongoing hangover from the pandemic years.

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Posted 11 April, 2024

Italian mountaineer Simone Moro headlines the NZ Mountain Film and Book Festival this year, talking about his achievements in high-altitude mountaineering and extraordinary rescue missions he's been involved with during his mountaineering career and as a helicopter pilot.

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Policeman v10
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Posted 11 April, 2024

Suspicious activity in Kelvin Heights, a man pepper sprayed by police in a confrontation, a runaway van, youngster charged over graffiti, and a burned out vehicle in Shotover Delta all feature in this week's Crimeline.

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Posted 28 March, 2024

Cancer is a sneaky beast but every year (in fact it seems like every week at the moment!) treatments get more effective and less toxic.

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Posted 26 March, 2024

It feels as if I’m sending my column in every day but apparently it’s only every week - I guess it’s old age making me think life is flying past far too fast.

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Kopie van Daniel v2
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Posted 9 April, 2024

Award-winning Belgium-based pianist and composer, Daniel Verstappen, is coming to Queenstown for a one-off performance.

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Sumi at Dragon Rock on Jeju island v2
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Posted 5 April, 2024

Born in Korea, raised in the United States, and now residing in Aotearoa New Zealand, Sumi Hahn is a writer with many interesting life-chapters to draw from.

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