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Pet Page | Cats and Wildlife 1500 1500 The Flyer Magazine

Pet Page | Cats and Wildlife

Any cat owner will understand the joy that cats bring to the household but unfortunately some of their activities when they are out on adventures can be quite troublesome. Cat predation on native wildlife is one specific behaviour that causes considerable concern within our community. Alan wearing his ‘bird safe…

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HOME SPROUTING MAKES A COMEBACK

HOME SPROUTINGMAKES A COMEBACK Home sprouting has been making a comeback globally and the Wakatipu seems to be no exception with what appears to be a resurgence of interest locally. Garden centres around the country were rushed off their feet in a post-Covid lockdown craze of grow your own vegetables…

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BACK IN THE DAY WITH LAKES DISTRICT MUSEUM

On the Water Queenstown Bay has always been the focus of tourism activities on the lake. With its numerous wharves, it has seen the comings and goings of boats of all shapes and sizes, from steamers to excursion boats. Rowing boats were available for hire on Queenstown Bay as early…

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ART IN THE PARLOUR

ART INTHE PARLOUR In what is a win-win for the arts and business locally, Eichardt’s is extending an open invitation for local businesspeople to use its five-star, upstairs Parlour room for functions, meetings, or even just to entertain a client. A small fee may be charged for larger gatherings requiring…

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NO WASTED SPACE

NO WASTED SPACEWASTE TO WILDERNESS Tucked away in a quiet rural corner of the Wakatipu long-time local Michael Sly wastes nothing in a bid to boost sustainability in the basin. He and Wilding & Co business partner, Mathurin Molgat, established Waste to Wilderness almost a year ago, an off-shoot of…

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QUEENSTOWN NURSE CLOCKS MAJOR FEAT FOR HEART KIDS 950 1258 The Flyer Magazine

QUEENSTOWN NURSE CLOCKS MAJOR FEAT FOR HEART KIDS

QUEENSTOWN NURSE CLOCKS MAJOR FEATFOR HEART KIDS Queenstown’s gutsy ultra-runner nurse Brooke Thomas, 32, has so far managed to raise almost $30,000 for Heart Kids after completing the gruelling Te Araroa Trail in a record-breaking 57 days and 12 minutes in late January. Not only did Brooke blitz the record…

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March Feature

Backcountry Couple’s RetreatWITH A DIFFERENCE It may not be everybody’s ideal couple retreat but for long-time local outdoor enthusiasts Ken and Susan McIntyre tramping the length of New Zealand along the fabulous Te Araroa Trail has been a wonderful bonding exercise. Last year was their first as a couple without…

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Pet Page | Canine Cough

Canine cough (Kennel cough or infectious tracheobronchitis) is a common, contagious, highly infectious upper respiratory disease, seen in dogs. The current epidemic of canine cough is a normal occurrence in New Zealand. Canine cough is similar to the ‘common’ cold in people. It cannot be spread to humans (it is…

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KIWI HARVEST EXPANDS

KIWI HARVEST DEMANDSBIG DEMAND There’s been such a big demand that the Wakatipu’s branch of national charity food rescue programme, Kiwi Harvest, is hoping to expand over the hill to Wanaka, and also to Cromwell, this year. Kiwi Harvest Queenstown’s first two part-time employees, branch co-ordinator Kayleigh Simons-Smith and Mel…

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BACK IN THE DAY WITH LAKES DISTRICT MUSEUM

In a continuation of our 2020 ‘Cribbies’ theme this month we’re branching out into a long hot summer favourite, ‘Picnics and Barbeques’ with Lakes District Museum. Picnics & Barbeques Mealtimes for the Cribbies were significantly more relaxed and less formal than they were at home. Picnics and barbeques were the…

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