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SKI SEASON TO INJECT BUZZ BACK INTO WAKATIPU

SKI SEASON TO INJECT BUZZBACK INTO WAKATIPU The ski season always brings a buzz back to the Wakatipu but this year will be extra special with NZSki hoping to open both Coronet Peak and The Remarkables ski areas once the country hits Level 2. It’ll be a hugely bright spot…

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Pet Page | Separation Anxiety in Pets Post Lockdown

One of the few benefits of the COVID-19 lockdown is getting to spend more time with your pet. Once the lockdown is over, there is a risk some pets may suffer from separation anxiety when we return to our normal routines. Separation anxiety isn’t just seen in dogs, a recent…

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Mrs Sew & Sew

GET TO KNOW‘MRS SEW & SEW’ At a time when ‘waste not want not’ is definitely back in vogue, now is the perfect time to learn from ‘Mrs Sew & Sew’s’ Brigit van der Kaag and her creative, recycling tips. Brigit, who with husband Paul owned Queenstown’s Impact, a screen…

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BACK IN THE DAY WITH LAKES DISTRICT MUSEUM

By 1926 following the turmoil of WWI, New Zealand entered the beginnings of the Great Depression. This worldwide economic ‘slump’ peaked in the early 1930’s and while it bought with it, high unemployment, low incomes and a lack of security, at the same time the Wakatipu developed a strong sense…

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CONTACTLESS CAFES

CONTACTLESSCAFES The Wakatipu is full of entrepreneurial innovators, many of them now keen to rebuild their businesses during tough times with café and restaurant operators proving to be no exception. Many quickly bounced into action after the government’s announcement last month to reduce to alert Level 3, gearing up their…

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From Mat Time to Prime Time

FROM MAT TIME TO PRIME TIMEKIDS’ TV PRODUCER CALLS GIBBSTON HOME She may have started out as a kindergarten teacher in rural Southland, but, now a Gibbston local, award-winning children’s television producer Mary Phillips is one of New Zealand’s most well-known in the game. With more than 30 years writing…

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GETTING OUR BUZZ BACK

GETTING OUR BUZZ BACKBEE THE CHANGE An Irishman who moved to Queenstown less than 10 years ago is working hard to Bee The Change locally in saving the Wakatipu’s dwindling bee populations. Neal McAloon is passionate about protecting the beautiful natural Wakatipu environment that brought him here to settle in…

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QUEENSTOWN’S OLDEST WORLD WAR II VET SOON TO TURN 100

April FeatureQueenstown’s oldest World War II vetSOON TO TURN 100 Set to turn 100-years-old in June, Frankton’s Alex McBurney is the oldest World War II veteran still alive and living in the Wakatipu, one of just two remaining here, and one of the oldest in the country. An army corporal,…

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Mother and Daughter

Mother and DaughterAN ELDERLOWER ENTERPRISE A former Queenstown mother and daughter combo is maximising the benefits of the naturally-occurring elderflower tree locally by turning the flowers and berries into a growing enterprise. Now living in Wanaka, Barbara East and daughter Laura Rawlings, 30, recently quit their career paths to work…

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Business of the Month | Queenstown Medical Centre

Business of the MonthQueenstown Medical Centre Right at the frontline of the Covid-19 crisis, Queenstown Medical Centre staff have been inundated with hundreds of inquiries and have been conducting swabbing and triage for the past month. Even for Queenstown’s largest and longest-serving medical centre, this global pandemic is unprecedented, however,…

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