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Posted 18 June, 2024

Volunteer South is excited to celebrate Te Wiki Tūao a Motu National Volunteer Week 16-22 June. This year’s theme ‘Whiria Te Tangata- Weaving the People Together’ perfectly represents the role volunteering plays in the uniquely diverse Whakatipu community, a constantly evolving mix of short-term, long-term, Kiwis and immigrants.

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Posted 14 June, 2024

Te Wiki Tūao ā-Motu National Volunteer Week is 16-22 June and is an opportunity to recognise, thank, and celebrate volunteers and their contributions to our communities.

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Posted 13 June, 2024

Many health conditions can be managed, improved or prevented with exercise.

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Posted 13 June, 2024

Happiness House, established over 30 years ago by Whakatipu local Pat Bird, stands as a pillar of community support in Queenstown.

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Posted 7 June, 2024

Deodorant you can make in 2 minutes that lasts you 6 months, crackers that cost next to nothing but feel fancy as, and bikkies to please your bubs as well as your bank account- we’ve got all these life hacks and more at this year’s Low Waste Living Workshops!

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Posted 6 June, 2024

HackOff 2024 brings together awesome chefs from Queenstown to battle their Wānaka counterparts with the sole aim to save you food and money.

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Posted 30 May, 2024

30 May 2024 The downtown winter party season may not have even begun yet, but Police are already dealing with their usual fair share of late-night assaults and altercations.

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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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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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Posted 24 May, 2024

Queenstown Lakes Mayor Glyn Lewers and Central Otago Mayor Tim Cadogan have jointly written to New Zealand’s primary health agency to advocate for much needed health services for inland Otago.

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Posted 24 May, 2024

Two hundred local women are giving $201,000 to the Wakatipu community this year via Impact100’s charity grant.

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Posted 23 May, 2024

Vandalism, assault, drink driving and volunteers needed

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Posted 23 May, 2024

Casi tres millones de personas se han visto afectadas por la catástrofe climática más grande en la historia de Brasil. Por eso, un grupo de la comunidad está haciendo un llamado a la solidaridad, organizando una rifa para enviar ayuda monetaria al país.

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Posted 22 May, 2024

Queenstown Trails has offered a unique opportunity for Trail Lovers to stamp their mark on their very own piece of the trail with ‘The Great Kimi-ākau Bridge Plank Challenge’.

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Posted 22 May, 2024

A bunch of furry felines have been warming hearts as well as laps with a Frankton woman, who’s been through one of life’s greatest challenges herself, inundated with demand for her free ‘cat therapy’.

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Posted 22 May, 2024

A daring mid-winter, night-time rescue in atrocious weather, extreme gale-force winds and high avalanche risk has earned Wakatipu LandSAR’s Alpine Cliff Rescue Team high honours at the 2023 New Zealand Search and Rescue Awards in Parliament’s Grand Hall tonight.

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Posted 22 May, 2024

May has brought us some beautiful weather here in the Wakatipu basin. It’s also a big month in politics with this Government’s first Budget being delivered May 30th.

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Posted 22 May, 2024

The Arrowtown Volunteer Fire Brigade’s specially trained medic team responded to 60% more medical emergencies, compared with the same period last year, amid a significant jump in callout rates.

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Posted 21 May, 2024

Alarming increases in numbers of cancer patients, and particularly in younger age groups, in the Queenstown Lakes - Central Otago region has cancer community agencies pushing for greater support services.

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Posted 20 May, 2024

Eichardts has launched a new luxury 90-minute Mulled Wine Cruise on picturesque Lake Wakatipu. You will find the Pacific Jemm docked at O’Regan’s Wharf ready to set sail twice a day. Included in your cruise is two glasses of locally made mulled wine and hot nibbles.

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