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WANT TO MAKE YOUR MARK and drive solutions for the community? 2832 2128 The Flyer Magazine

WANT TO MAKE YOUR MARK and drive solutions for the community?

The Queenstown Lakes District Council (QLDC) and Wānaka Community Board elections are just around the corner. With this comes the opportunity for residents and ratepayers to take an active role in shaping the future of the district, by becoming a potential candidate or by actively participating as a voter. “While…

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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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Wakatipu’s first Lilliput library, November 2016
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IGNORANCE NO LONGER BLISS

IGNORANCE NO LONGER BLISSQUEENSTOWN CATALYST TRUST Catalyst Trust is a uniquely Queenstown group, started five years ago to bring mental and cultural stimulation to the Wakatipu and promote informed community debate about public issues. Founder and co-chair, former Queenstown Lakes District councillor, Cath Gilmour says Catalyst’s events have since ranged…

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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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Spinning Wheels For Women Worldwide

July Feature Te Rina shares the love in Palestine. Spinning wheels for women worldwideQueenstown Humanitarian Skate Queens They only launched into skateboarding two years ago but already Queenstown boarders Caitlin Hodgen and Te Rina Adams have been spinning wheels for young women all over the world. Their humanitarian work has…

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FITNESS STUDIO LAUNCHES F45 PRODIGY PROGRAMME | FOR YOUNG ATHLETES

A spark of an idea in Singapore back in 2017 led to the opening of Queenstown’s first F45 fitness training studio just over a year ago. Sarah Schubert and her husband Tim were looking for a change of lifestyle after working in Singapore, when Sarah hit the big 4-0 and…

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GREY POWER | STILL PACKING A PUNCH

The members might be going a bit grey around the edges but Queenstown Grey Power still packs a punch in the political arena. President Kirsty Sharpe, a former Queenstown Lakes District councillor of nine years, says the group now has 186 members, about 20 or 30 of them new members…

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FRIENDS OF THE FOREST A BOOST FOR BIODIVERSITY

More than 30,000 native plants have been planted around the Wakatipu during the past four years by hundreds of Wakatipu Reforestation Trust volunteers who’ve turned out to help give the biodiversity of the basin a boost. Another 4600 native plants were also planted across 17 local locations this autumn planting…

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OUTSMARTING THE REST COMPASSION, STRENGTH AND SUPPORT

An ever-expanding group of local, like-minded women have been taking time out to grow, strengthen and support each other, be kind and compassionate, and have an impact on the Wakatipu community.SMART – Strong, Mindful, Ambitious, Resilient, Tenacious – was founded last year by local NZME boss and media specialist Vicki…

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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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