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ARTIST OF THE MONTH | ELEANOR PIERCE

Eleanor Pierce Where are you from? Originally from Marlborough in the UK, I’ve been here for four years now and hoping to make it my long-term home. What kind of instruments do you play? I play guitar, constantly talking about picking up the harmonica, but haven’t quite got there yet.…

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BACK IN THE DAY WITH LAKES DISTRICT MUSEUM

History has come alive at the Lakes District Museum with heaps of fun for visiting and local families during the summer holiday season. It’s no ordinary museum with a strong hands-on focus, presenting an authentic picture of early Maori life and the harsh pioneering days of the early European settlers…

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BRINGING POLICE HISTORY BACK TO LIFE

BRINGING POLICE HISTORYBACK TO LIFE The lovingly-restored Arrowtown Police Hut, built in 1863, was officially opened on Butler’s Green in Arrowtown last month (November) to display information panels depicting the history of the QE II National Trust Mahu Whenua high country open space covenant land behind. The land includes a…

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Jasmine Clarke Art
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ARTIST OF THE MONTH | JASMINE CLARK

Jasmine Clarke Where are you from? I grew up at Karekare beach on the wild west coast of Auckland. How long have you been in the Queenstown area? We moved to Arrowtown twelve years ago. I had never heard of Arrowtown until then, but here we are, still loving it!…

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The Arrowtown Kapa Haka group in action recently.
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DIGGING IT UP For the kapa haka kids

Arrowtown School’s digging deep and asking the community too as well when the school’s Kapa Haka group of multi-prize winning performers stage a hangi fundraiser night on November 9. As with the 80-strong group’s polished performances, the hangi in the school playground will serve up the very best of hangi-prepared…

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Shaun and Caragh get ready to warm up on the ice.
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ICY MANOEUVRES | GIRLS IN GLITTER, BOYS IN BLING

ICY MANOEUVRESGIRLS IN GLITTER, BOYS IN BLING This year’s Stars on Ice extravaganza promises even more sparkle than normal – even the boys will be wearing bling. The Queenstown Ice Skating Club is hoping its annual fundraiser, set for Queenstown Ice Arena on Saturday, October 12, will raise as much,…

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ARTIST OF THE MONTH | Sarah Williams

Sarah Williams   Where are you from? I hate to say it but I’m another Aucklander invading Queenstown. How long have you been in Queenstown? It will be coming up one year so I’m still pretty fresh! What kind of art do you create? I love photography and painting, but…

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TURNING IT UP | MAKING A BEAUTIFUL NOISE

A group of passionate music lovers are making sure that Wakatipu kids, who may not otherwise be exposed to music, grow up with the music in them. Turn Up The Music, headed up by a charitable trust, is all out to ensure that young people, and old if necessary, don’t…

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Back in the Day in Queenstown
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BACK IN THE DAY WITH LAKES DISTRICT MUSEUM

Tucked away beneath the Lakes District Museum, Arrowtown’s rich goldfields heritage is brought to life in an authentic throwback to the goldmining days. ‘Streetscape’ incorporates two floors in and around historic stables, the original stables used for customers at the old BNZ Bank building in Arrowtown, which encompasses the front…

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Cold Snap Club
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ARTIST OF THE MONTH | Cold Snap Club

Hannah Marshall, Cold Snap Club   Where are you from and how long have you lived in Queenstown? I am in fact a Kiwi – born, bred and buttered in the North Island. I grew up in the sunny Bay of Plenty (Tauranga) and made the shift down south almost…

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