El costo de la vida sube otra vez, como decía el famoso cantante dominicano Juan Luis Guerra, y para muchos se está haciendo difícil costear servicios básicos, encontrar trabajo o incluso pagar la renta.
December the 5th is International Volunteer Day and Volunteer South | Kaitūao o te Taitonga is celebrating volunteers and the change they bring about in their communities.
A highly-decorated local and national country music icon, whose music has been recognised all over Australasia for decades, passed away suddenly on 18 November, leaving a huge gap in the local entertainment scene.
Créanlo o no, desde que llegué a Nueva Zelanda estoy soltera. Y no, no estoy haciendo uso de esta seria columna para buscar novio (¿o sí?), pero aprovecharé este espacio para contarles qué derechos tienen lo que sí han estado en pareja por un tiempo determinado.
Climate action non-profit Wao Aotearoa and its working group GET SMART, GET Moving has launched its second localised transport survey, to help understand the current transportation challenges in the community.
Cada vez que pregunto por clases de inglés, el nombre de Luke Donovan surge como una recomendación constante.
Consultation starts today on proposed foundational steps to enable Project Manawa; a long-term vision for community and cultural facilities in the heart of Tāhuna Queenstown.
They say, ‘no pain, no gain’, but Allanah Blackley knows that more than most.
Concerns that initial concept designs for the new $50m Whakatipu Community Hub don’t truly reflect Queenstown’s cultural heritage and multicultural make-up have been “really disappointing” for the Community Hub Trust, but are being taken seriously.
A proposal for individual unit style worker accommodation that could potentially supply 540 Frankton rooms is awaiting resource consent approval and, if successful, building would start late next year.
Good things come in small parcels, but in the case of Aku Hiku and Jack Varndell they start with them too.
The Salvation Army’s new $10m community centre at Frankton opens its doors with a grand launch on Saturday, November 11.
With a long, hot El Nino summer forecast ahead there are concerns that already out of control rabbit infestations around Queenstown Lakes and Central Otago will thrive in prime breeding conditions.
Queenstown’s Broken Heart Spirits has notched up a kiwi ‘first’ with the launch of the country’s first fully recyclable eco-refill pouches.
A couple of young hospitality workers in their 20s have lost everything but the clothes on their backs after a devastating fire ripped through their Lower Shotover home near Domain Road early on Tuesday afternoon.
One of New Zealand’s largest conservation groups has launched a crowdfunding campaign to urgently protect the declining mohua/Yellowhead from an anticipated rat plague near Makarora.
Architectural concept designs for the proposed two stage, $50m Whakatipu Community Hub to be based in Five Mile, Frankton were revealed to prospective stakeholders at a progress update last week (November 2).
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