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

Exciting new renovations continue throughout August in the Lakes District Museum Art Gallery and retail-reception area in Arrowtown. This redevelopment means there will be hoardings up and the museum’s great little bookshop will be running at limited functionality for most of the month. However, the museum itself is unaffected and…

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Moving house with a cat
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MOVING HOUSE WITH YOUR CAT

We recently moved house and sure we worried about moving the big stuff like the oversized couch or the hundreds of boxes that are still packed since we moved in, but ultimately what was keeping me up at night was the thought of having to move Peaches (the cat –…

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Community Art Auction
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GOING, GOING, GONE

It’s that time of year again when Wakatipu High School and the wider community put their full weight behind the school’s legendary Branches Camp by supporting one of the camp’s main fundraisers, the Branches Charitable Trust’s Art Auction & Hors d’oeuvres Evening. The event, to be held at the Queenstown…

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The Boyd family in front of the crib during the 1960's, front, Heather, Sue, Ian, with Margaret and Doug rear.
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Carefree Cribsummers

Carefree cribsummersEnd of an era The first of the 139 Lakeview Holiday Park holiday cabins will be demolished from October this year to make way for a new affordable apartment development. The rest will remain for a while as short to medium-term accommodation, potentially for up to three to five…

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Craft Time For Kids

Craft TimeFor Kids Balanced and active play lays the foundation for a skilled, healthy, resilient, and successful society. Sadly, play is rapidly disappearing from our homes, schools, and communities. You probably recall fond childhood memories of playing outside with your friends and family. Let’s give our kids the same fresh-air…

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