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RIPPING IT ON THE ICE 1000 1318 The Flyer Magazine

RIPPING IT ON THE ICE

RIPPING ITON THE ICE Rugby may have its Little Rippas, but Queenstown Ice Hockey has its own version with six-year-old Sebby Thurston, seven-year-old Coco Glass and her little sister, Willa, 5. All three tiny tots just can’t wait to get on the ice and head into the action two to…

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PET PAGE | Feline Oral Problems 1809 1809 The Flyer Magazine

PET PAGE | Feline Oral Problems

When Alan was rehomed by our vet Orla, she noticed he had a very sore mouth with significant inflammation and dental disease for his age. Unfortunately he was suffering from a painful condition called chronic gingivo-stomatitis.  There are a number of complex mouth conditions seen in cats with multiple proposed…

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BLITZING PIMPLES WITH THE BARBERRIES 2000 1333 The Flyer Magazine

BLITZING PIMPLES WITH THE BARBERRIES

BLITZING PIMPLESWITH THE BARBERRIES The age old problem of acne has been given a thrashing by a trio of innovative young Otago entrepreneurs, who have devised a natural health remedy for blitzing persistent pimples. In pursuit of a cure for acne themselves, the three Bayfield High School teenagers from Dunedin…

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BRAIN GAIN

BRAIN GAINNEW RESEARCH AND INNOVATION HUB FOR QUEENSTOWN The newly-formed Research & Innovation Queenstown has been receiving strong interest with enquiries from business people and potential tenants wanting to get involved with the project. Construction is already underway on the first stage of the $45 million greenfield hub. The Government…

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VOWING TO BE SUSTAINABLE – ECO FRIENDLY WEDDINGS 1500 1000 The Flyer Magazine

VOWING TO BE SUSTAINABLE – ECO FRIENDLY WEDDINGS

Sophie and Harris Dowson celebrate their eco-elopement in Queenstown. Photo: Rich Bayley Photography Vowing to be sustainableECO-FRIENDLY WEDDINGS Post-lockdown caution has not only fuelled even more growth in micro-weddings in the district, but there is also a steady increase in sustainably conscious couples seeking eco-friendly elopements and weddings. Low waste…

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July Feature 2000 1333 The Flyer Magazine

July Feature

Male bonding at its bestBREAKING THROUGH THE ICE It’s male bonding at its best, only this is the real thing. An ex elite New Zealand representative triathlete, Ben Logan has led hundreds of Kiwi men into the mountains to find their purpose and discover ways to become the best versions…

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CROSSING COOK STRAIGHT

CROSSING COOK STRAIGHTFOR THE BIG KIWI ‘OE’ The club colours are worn proudly, Tam O’Shanter style, and there’s no tomfoolery allowed when the 26 members of the Arrow Curling Club get down to their winter business on the ice. It’s a brief window of opportunity – usually a six to…

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BACK IN THE DAY WITH LAKES DISTRICT MUSEUM 1000 707 The Flyer Magazine

BACK IN THE DAY WITH LAKES DISTRICT MUSEUM

U-Drive Boats In December, 1957, a new venture started on Queenstown Bay. Dick Rout and his wife, Clarice, arrived from Hamilton to start a company called U-Drive Boats. Having seen a similar operation working well on Lake Okataina, near Rotorua, they decided that Queenstown would be the ideal place for…

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PET PAGE | HYPERTHYROIDISM

Senior cats Archie and Charlie were each brought in for an examination as their owners were concerned about weight loss and unusual behaviour. Blood tests showed that they both had elevated thyroid hormones. They both had a condition called hyperthyroidism. What is hyperthyroidism? Hyperthyroidism is the most common endocrine disorder…

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NO MAN’S LAND

NO MAN’S LANDGIRL BAND Queenstown teenage girl band No Man’s Land is about to release a second single after the popularity of its first, Boo Boo Baby, recorded in December last year. Lead guitarist and vocalist Hannah White, keyboard player Kira Almquist, drummer Paige Loggenberg and bass guitarist Lucy Glover,…

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