LWB Stories

Arrowtown museum’s director explains how Devils Staircase, Frankton and Dart River got their names.

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The Lakes District Museum in Arrowtown was founded in 1948. The museum holds a huge repository of objects, photographs, papers, books and interviews relating to our history. Read more about 'Arrowtown museum’s director explains how Devils Staircase, Frankton and Dart River got their names.'...

Volunteering Central

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There are 80 volunteers in the Queenstown Lakes District who have spent a large part of lockdown on the telephone talking to migrants who have put their hands up for... Read more about 'Volunteering Central'...

Arrowtown museum’s director explores the origins of many of our place names

The Lakes District Museum in Arrowtown was founded in 1948. The museum holds a huge repository of objects, photographs, papers, books and interviews relating to our history. Read more about 'Arrowtown museum’s director explores the origins of many of our place names'...

CBD

I’m writing this on our first day of freedom and it feels so GOOD! Lockdown hasn’t been the nightmare I’d expected and there are plenty of people who’ve enjoyed the... Read more about 'CBD'...

Student Volunteer Army COVID-19 delivery service

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We gonna sing Wang Dang Doodles all night long!

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Imagine a boxy brick production studio. Four screens, 3 keyboards, and window peeking into a janitor’s closet, consisting only a mic and headphones in there. Read more about 'We gonna sing Wang Dang Doodles all night long!'...

Wakatipu Greatest Needs Appeal

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Queenstown altruists have raised more than half a million dollars to help the district's most vulnerable residents in the wake of Covid-19. Read more about 'Wakatipu Greatest Needs Appeal'...

Kelvin Heights to Jacks Point

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A challenging but rewarding ride or walk goes from Jardine Park in Kelvin Heights, around the Lake edge to Jacks Point. Read more about 'Kelvin Heights to Jacks Point'...

Impact 100

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I’ve lived in the Wakatipu for a very long time, and I thought I knew pretty well everyone who was doing the most interesting things here, but a couple of... Read more about 'Impact 100'...

Arts & Culture

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