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QUEENSTOWN NEEDS MIGRANT WORKFORCE 2560 1098 The Flyer Magazine

QUEENSTOWN NEEDS MIGRANT WORKFORCE

QUEENSTOWN NEEDS MIGRANT WORKFORCE The Queenstown Chamber of Commerce is looking to establish an employment hub locally amid major staffing concerns heading into the busy summer season with so many local migrant workers having left the district. Queenstown Chamber of Commerce chief executive Ruth Stokes says the Wakatipu had a…

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TOWING THE LINE

TOWING THE LINESLED DOG RACING While most people look to Doppelmayr ski lifts or snowmobiles as their favourite mode of winter recreational transport, others are still opting for a tried and true option from days gone by. Sled dog racing is still in vogue with three events planned for the…

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PET PAGE | Veterinary Dental Treatments 828 828 The Flyer Magazine

PET PAGE | Veterinary Dental Treatments

Veterinary Dental Treatments – What do they involve? At Remarkable Vets we perform more than just a ‘tooth cleaning’.  We take our patient’s dental health very seriously and every dental treatment we perform is considered a Complete Oral Health Assessment and Treatment (a COHAT). A COHAT is a two part…

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NIWA CLIMATE CHANGE STATION

NIWA CLIMATE CHANGE STATION Climate change locally is coming under close scrutiny via a snow and ice monitoring station on Mount Larkins (1915m), 9kms southeast of Glenorchy, that’s collecting data as part of a nationwide NIWA scientific research programme. NIWA hydrological forecasting scientist Dr Jono Conway says the station is…

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GIVING BACK – GENERATION GIVE

GIVING BACKGENERATION GIVE Philanthropy is in the blood for Generation Give co-founder Chris Belmont, who launched the charitable programme with two friends to encourage local youth to give and serve in the community, making philanthropy a habit for future generations. Operating under the umbrella of its Youth Philanthropy New Zealand…

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ON THE HOP

ON THE HOPBrewing with Jay Sherwood Tucked away in an idyllic, peaceful spot by the Arrow River, Jay Sherwood is about as far from his Los Angeles roots as is possible. But this is his ‘happy place’. The 36-year-old executive chef and partner in Arrowtown’s La Rumbla and Slow Cuts…

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August Feature 2560 1707 The Flyer Magazine

August Feature

From the ‘Valli’ to the top CHAMPION WINEMAKER GRANT TAYLOR Sustainability comes naturally for champion Central Otago winemaker Grant Taylor who has many international accolades under his belt. For the 66-year-old it was a way of life growing up in rural Otago. “I grew up learning how to farm sustainably,”…

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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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BACK IN THE DAY WITH LAKES DISTRICT MUSEUM 1960 1468 The Flyer Magazine

BACK IN THE DAY WITH LAKES DISTRICT MUSEUM

Skiing in the Whakatipu – the early days… The development of the ski industry in the Whakatipu is one of the great tourism success stories. From simple beginnings, it has developed into a multi-million dollar industry and established the region as a winter resort. The Mount Cook Company was the…

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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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