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Posted 13 May, 2024

Applications are open for Queenstown Lakes District Council’s (QLDC) Waste Minimisation Community Fund (WMCF). Started in 2018, the initiative supports projects that will help move our community towards zero waste. They’re looking for anything that will complement and enhance existing programmes, address gaps or create opportunities.

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Posted 10 May, 2024

“These are so great! When’s the next one?” “Do you hold these every month? You totally should!” These are common refrains heard by the events team at every Repair Cafe hosted by Sustainable Queenstown as part of their Resourceful Communities program. Our answer, we hold 4 events a year, but it doesn’t have to stop there!

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Posted 9 May, 2024

Bus patronage in Queenstown and Dunedin is at a six-year high.

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Posted 9 May, 2024

International student numbers are on the rise at local language schools amid a renewed interest to study English in beautiful surrounds.

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Posted 8 May, 2024

There’s growing frustration in local health circles with no firm decisions being made on the future use of the current 34-bed Lake Wakatipu Care Centre rest-home located next to the Lakes District Hospital, which will be vacated later this year.

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Posted 7 May, 2024

The first few days of a week-long trial closing off traffic to Arrowtown’s quaint main street Buckingham Street and prioritising greater pedestrian use have drawn a mixed, in some cases strong, response.

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Posted 6 May, 2024

Arrowtown’s own hometown, folk, ‘alt country’ style songwriter Holly Arrowsmith is still making powerful music waves with her single Desert Dove, now named one of just four finalists for Best Country Music Song in New Zealand’s top country awards Country Music Honours.

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Posted 3 May, 2024

She’s been the bright and shining frontline star of Queenstown’s tourism industry for 65 years, greeting visitors from around the world with her unique effervescence and style.

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Posted 29 April, 2024

Queenstown's latest stunning bike trail is set to open on 25 May.

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Posted 23 April, 2024

Three recent major announcements from the Government are particularly positive for Queenstown and demonstrate our focus on delivering the change our community needs.

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Posted 18 April, 2024

Sustainable Queenstown’s first ever Refashion event last month had audiences asking for bigger, better, more!

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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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Posted 20 March, 2024

We firmly believe in the benefits of our young people engaging in the arts.

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Posted 19 March, 2024

Frankton Food Rescue Riders may sound like the latest action movie heroes, and well, they are, but theirs is a much more vital role.

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Posted 12 March, 2024

Three Gen-Z teenage digital natives with a passion to enlighten the older generation on all things tech are launching a series of free weekly workshops for the tech-illiterate at Frankton from March 13.

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Posted 11 March, 2024

Sustainable Queenstown’s Slow Fashion Campaign is back!

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Posted 29 February, 2024

Renowned Queenstown sports chiropractor Neki Patel is now one of just nine chiropractors worldwide to sit on the International Federation of Sports Chiropractic (FICS) executive board and heads to a three-day board meeting in Portugal this July.

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