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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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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 10 April, 2024

It has taken 16 years of diligent work, but all the seeding conifer trees have now been removed from a massive stretch of backcountry near Queenstown.

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Posted 10 April, 2024

A Dunedin astronomer is so excited by the prospect of witnessing a total solar eclipse on his doorstep, he bought his house 10 years ago with a view of it in mind.

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Posted 9 April, 2024

Queenstown Lakes is forecast to have some heavy rainfall over the next couple of days, while Fiordland and the West Coast gets drenched.

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Posted 9 April, 2024

Destination Queenstown, Queenstown Business Chamber of Commerce, and Queenstown Lakes District Council are this week hosting a delegation from Aspen Colorado, Queenstown's sister city in the United States.

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Posted 9 April, 2024

Keep the traffic flowing. That's one of the main aims for the team behind Queenstown's now-$250 million State Highway 6 improvement project, which includes a full redesign of one of South Island's busiest junctions.

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Posted 8 April, 2024

Queenstown cosmetic tattoo artist Victoria Wynn, who’s renowned for her natural and enhancing approach to brow tattooing, has been honoured with the prestigious title of Best Brow Tattooist in New Zealand 2024, at the New Zealand Blushed Cosmetic Tattoo Conference.

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Posted 7 April, 2024

Auckland Mayor Wayne Brown’s recent unsuccessful demand to have the central government repay the GST levied on property rates is the latest salvo in the battle over funding for local government in New Zealand.

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Posted 4 April, 2024

Central Government announced today it has more than doubled the budget for Queenstown's SH6 upgrades - to an eye-watering $250 million.

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Posted 3 April, 2024

Five weeks of rock stabilisation work near Queenstown’s Bungy Bridge gets underway early in April, says NZ Transport Agency Waka Kotahi (NZTA).

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Posted 3 April, 2024

Some 140 tourism volunteers planted more than 2,500 native trees near Lake Hayes over just two days earlier this month.

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Posted 3 April, 2024

Queenstown's troubled arterial road project will reach a construction milestone this month, with the reopening of upper Suburb and Dublin Street.

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Posted 2 April, 2024

Queenstown Lakes businesses still face tough economic conditions despite visitor numbers returning to pre-pandemic levels.

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Posted 2 April, 2024

The Department of Conservation (DOC) spent nearly half a million dollars on an operation to kill one stoat.

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Posted 1 April, 2024

The tide appears to be turning against controversial plans to build new council offices in downtown Queenstown.

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Posted 31 March, 2024

Foodstuffs says its Wānaka New World stores have decided to stay open across Easter Weekend in breach of the holiday's trading laws.

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Posted 29 March, 2024

Queenstowners can expect some big changes for this year’s LUMA Southern Light Project festival, including a site redesign and a kids zone.

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