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Pet Page | Alan’s Story

When VetEnt Vet Orla brought her senior cat Alan in for his regular check-up, she discovered that his kidney function had deteriorated. Chronic kidney disease (CKD) is one of the most common conditions affecting older cats and Orla wanted to do everything possible to prevent Alan from suffering. If caught…

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MAKING FACES

Making Faces They say a picture paints a thousand words and it’s those words that first fascinated award-winning Central Otago portrait artist Dee Copeland, drawing her to the intricacies of the human face. It all started some 25 years ago after she completed her fine arts studies and began teaching…

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BACK IN THE DAY WITH LAKES DISTRICT MUSEUM

POST WORLD WAR II – THE ARRIVAL OF THE CRIBBIES By the end of World War II, it was said of Arrowtown that the only thing moving in the main street during the day were the shadows. The population was in rapid decline and Arrowtown was in danger of becoming…

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REACHING FOR A HAND UP

REACHING FORA HAND UP About $800,000 in business support and coaching has been dished out to small businesses in the Wakatipu that have been affected by the Covid-19 lockdowns, says Otago Regional Business Partner Network business growth manager Tara Druce. The grants are part of the Government-funded Regional Business Partner…

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Girls just wanna get the job done

Girls just wannaGET THE JOB DONE Some girls may ‘just wanna have fun’ as the song goes but there are plenty of girls who ‘just wanna get the job done’. There’s a new, very capable young breed of female trade apprentices donning builder’s aprons and getting on the tools in…

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GOT IT COVERED

GOT ITCOVERED A multitude of mask makers has been popping up around the Wakatipu as a new post-lockdown resurgence of sewers get back onto the machine and make use of what they already have. Fabric face masks may be the call of the day just now with a number of…

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October Feature

Totally off the grid …AND ON TOP OF THE WORLD It’s been a labour of love, but 30-year-old Wakatipu-raised Elli MacColl is now living ‘totally off the grid’ in her own tiny house, which she’s helped to build. An experienced ski instructor who’s used to travelling the globe, fortunately Elli had…

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Pet Page | Fran’s Story

Fran was only a few weeks old when she was found collapsed on the side of the road and brought in to the clinic for treatment. She was a tiny ball of fluff with a huge personality so it wasn’t long before our vet nurse, Georgia, claimed her. During the…

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AIR MILFORD OFFERS AFFORDABLE LOCALS’ FLIGHTS

AIR MILFORD OFFERS AFFORDABLE LOCALS’ FLIGHTSTO BRANCHES STATION Air Milford has been flying local skies for 22 years with owner Hank Sproull having clocked up almost 50 years in aviation. However, Hank says he’s never encountered ‘head winds’ of the magnitude that the COVID-19 crisis has unleashed. It’s been back…

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BACK IN THE DAY WITH LAKES DISTRICT MUSEUM

Queenstown Lakes District Holidaymakers Through The Ages The First Half of the 20th Century By 1900, the influx of visitors was such that the Queenstown Borough Council sought government aid to develop the area’s amenities. Seating, tracks, tree planting, sports grounds, electric lighting, and water and sewerage connections were all…

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