“These are our people, tread lightly as you go.” That was the message from Councillor Craig Ferguson to contractors about to begin the painstaking work to restore Queenstown Cemetery.
Sisters are doing it for themselves at Women’s Shed Queenstown with “overwhelming” numbers, more than 60 creative carpentry queens nailing it already and less than two months since the group’s launch.
It’s been a fun transition from Wakatipu High School deputy principal to new Arrowtown Primary School principal for James Rasmussen, who’s already greeted with ‘high fives’ and invitations to play Four Square.
If you have ever visited Glenorchy, you are sure to have felt a sense of underbelly innovation swirling about the quiet and tranquil streets of this small community at the head of the lake.
They’re our frontline biodiversity protectors - a landscape scale conservation project working across the Lake Wānaka and Whakatipu catchments, and Southern Lakes Sanctuary (SLS) won’t stop until the job is done.
The Lightfoot Initiative is a late, late entry into the Impact100 Wakatipu Final Five, after another shortlisted charity withdrew at the eleventh hour.
It’s only a short 1.5km stretch of trail connecting the ever-expanding spectacular Whakatipu cycle and walking trails but one that is vital for safe passage and a new healthy generation.
Decir adiós constantemente a gente debido a la inmigración, es una experiencia que muchos de nosotros compartimos.
Royalburn Station has been recognised as one of New Zealand’s top food producers at the NZ Food Awards.
Queenstown’s KiwiHarvest crew reckon they’ve called in one too many favours from their friendly neighbourhood mechanic, Torque Automative, and it’s time for their one refrigerated delivery truck, ‘Lily’ (Number plate ‘LLY’) - now over the hill, to retire there herself for shorter runs in Wānaka.
En la actualidad, 33 mil profesionales trabajan en el servicio de cuidado de ancianos en Nueva Zelanda, y se espera que de aquí a tres años la demanda de trabajadores en esta área aumente entre 50 y 75 por ciento.
The story of Poonam Sethi and Mangal Behal began with separate journeys that eventually converged to impact their lives and the community profoundly.
Climate change is one of the most pressing issues of our time. The consequences of a warming planet, from extreme weather events to rising sea levels, affect us all. In the face of this global challenge, it is essential for communities to come together and take action.
Roll up, roll up. The Rotary Queenstown Duck Race is back at the Village Green (Horne Creek) on 29 October, at 3pm. Bring along family and friends and join in on the fun.
After a week of stunning performances, open rehearsals, artist talks and free events, At the World’s Edge festival moves into its school programme this week.
It’s been an integral part of the Queenstown community for almost 70 years, faced with many a move in earlier days, but last week Queenstown Playcentre launched in new digs, right beside the Queenstown Primary School.
Las elecciones generales en Nueva Zelanda ya empezaron y aún no es tarde para inscribirte y participar en este proceso democrático, para así decidir quiénes serán los mejores representantes para el país en el próximo periodo.
Raised as an ‘urban Māori’, distinctly separated from his Maoritanga roots, Hud Rapata spent his childhood years in Cambridge and Twizel, totally unaware that he looked any different to his Pakeha friends.
La diversidad cultural en Queenstown es innegable. Distintas comunidades de todas partes del mundo convergen en una misma ciudad, en búsqueda de nuevas oportunidades y también integración.
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