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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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Creative Spaces

Creative Spaces MACOMOS Gallery. A Queenstown artist has joined together with some like-minded creatives to make the most of empty commercial space which has been temporarily donated to the cause by the developers of Five Mile. MACOMOS Gallery, a collection of exhibiting contemporary artists and artisans, is already gaining momentum…

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ARTIST OF THE MONTH | Denise Manns

Name: Denise Manns Where are you from: Santiago, Chile How would you describe your art: Intuitive exploring on geometry (Sacred Geometry) What are you inspired by? I am inspired by the different geometries ,proportions and how they are seen in nature. I’m inspired by the ways they create beautiful shapes…

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WINTERFEST STILL MAKING A SPLASH AFTER 45 YEARS

Back for the 45th time, the internationally-renowned Real Journeys Queenstown Winter Festival is packed with plenty of great free fun for locals to complement the likes of the popular Skycity Ball, which sold out in seven hours this year. The packed four-day programme from June 20 – 23 stars all…

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Micheal Hill Violin Competition
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BACKING A WINNER | MICHAEL HILL VIOLIN COMPETITION

The Michael Hill Violin Competition couldn’t happen without them – the faithful Wakatipu hosts who billet the 16 talented young world class violinists who converge on Queenstown from all over the world to compete. The prestigious, fiercely-fought competition is battled out every two years with the quarter finals held during…

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BACK IN THE DAY | WITH LAKES DISTRICT MUSEUM

In the second of our series of privileged peeks into days gone by in the Wakatipu we’re bringing you more treasures from the archives at Lakes District Museum in Arrowtown. Enjoy some 1960’s ice skating style and a spot of elephant racing in downtown Queenstown.From June 7 until June 21…

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