LWB Stories

QUEENSTOWNERS HIT THE TRAILS DURING COVID-19 LOCKDOWN

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We were stoked to see Queenstown’s trails experiencing a surge in users during lockdown, with more than 160,000 walkers and cyclists on the network during Alert Level 4, with some... Read more about 'QUEENSTOWNERS HIT THE TRAILS DURING COVID-19 LOCKDOWN'...

Akasha Aerial Yoga

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Sometimes you need to look at life with a new perspective.... how about trying Aerial Yoga? Read more about 'Akasha Aerial Yoga'...

Gardening with Dr Compost

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Dr Compost aka Ben Elms is a permaculture and gardening expert who’s been operating in the unusual Central Otago climate for over 20 years. Read more about 'Gardening with Dr Compost'...

Finally some snow on the mountains but dry June forecast

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Queenstown awoke to snow on the mountains last week, with the ski season now three weeks away.Both Coronet Peak and The Remarkables had a decent dusting of the white stuff... Read more about 'Finally some snow on the mountains but dry June forecast'...

Ben Evan’s “Greedy”

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Place of Work and how did you get into your position?Director B & B Interiors and I use the motto - Fake it till you make it! Read more about 'Ben Evan’s “Greedy”'...

CBD with Miranda Spary

It’s so good being home again after our whistlestop roadie round the South Island - don’t tell the rest of NZ, but we do definitely live in the loveliest part... Read more about 'CBD with Miranda Spary '...

Queenstown yo-yoed between positive and negative last week as the town struggles with the economic impact of Covid-19

Queenstown yo-yoed between positive and negative last week as the town struggles with the economic impact of Covid-19 Read more about 'Queenstown yo-yoed between positive and negative last week as the town struggles with the economic impact of Covid-19'...

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'...