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From The Sideline with Ferg

From The SidelineWITH FERG Quite a few locals heading to Japan for various stages of the Rugby World Cup. One of those is former Queenstown Lakes District Councillor Merv Aoake. You could call Merv one of the early pioneers of New Zealand rugby players who headed to Japan to play…

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Reading book
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OCTOBER READING | WITH QLDC LIBRARIES

October Readingwith Central Otago and Queenstown Lakes Libraries Adults Read Necessary Secrets Greg McGee (F MCGE, Arrowtown & Frankton) Four decades after first holding a mirror up to Kiwi masculinity with the sensational play Foreskin’s Lament, Greg McGee is back with Necessary Secrets, a new novel that asks the same…

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Today Explained Podcast
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Podcast of the Month | Today Explained

Podcast of the Month with Karolin McGeown Today Explained hosted by Sean Rameswaram Today Explained has been one of my favourites since I started listening to Podcasts. It’s a quick 20-30 minute daily podcast that picks up on important world events and explains their context and background stories in an…

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A club member shows how it's done.
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NEW PHONE APP FOR BIKERS

In what is believed to be something of a technology first for mountain bike clubs around the country, the Queenstown Mountain Bike Club has introduced a cool new app. The app makes it super easy for members to sign up, receive recent event notifications and obtain discounts around town, displaying…

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TURNING IT UP | MAKING A BEAUTIFUL NOISE

A group of passionate music lovers are making sure that Wakatipu kids, who may not otherwise be exposed to music, grow up with the music in them. Turn Up The Music, headed up by a charitable trust, is all out to ensure that young people, and old if necessary, don’t…

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View from Shirt Trail Track
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MUST EXPLORE | Shirt Trail Track

with Karolin McGeown Difficulty: Medium-Advanced Time: 60-90 mins Distance: 3-4km This months’ Must Explore is a little further afield, but well worth the 45 minute drive to Kingston. Coming into the town head all the way down past the old train station to the wharf and park up. We spent…

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Daily yoga app
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APP OF THE MONTH | DAILY YOGA

Beginner to advanced yogis will find hundreds of class plans and asanas on the Daily Yoga app. Daily Yoga offers over 500 asanas, 200 guided classes of yoga, pilates, meditation, 50 workout plans, as well as more than 10 top coaches’ workshops that suit yogis from beginner to advanced.    …

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View from Shirt Trail Track
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MUST EXPLORE | Lake Johnson

with Karolin McGeown Difficulty: Easy Time: 30 mins Distance: 1-2km Lake Johnson isn’t so much a walk or a hike, but more literally, a Must Explore. There are no proper trails but it’s a great spot for a short walk and a breath of fresh air right here in Frankton.…

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Reading book
SEPTEMBER READING | WITH QLDC LIBRARIES 1500 1000 The Flyer Magazine

SEPTEMBER READING | WITH QLDC LIBRARIES

September Readingwith Central Otago and Queenstown Lakes Libraries Adults Read There, There Tommy Orange  (F ORA, all branches) The title of Tommy Orange’s debut novel from last year is a reference to Gertrude Stein’s line about the city of her childhood, Oakland, California: “there is no there there”, she wrote. Oakland…

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Radiotopia
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Podcast of the Month | The Truth

Podcast of the Month with Karolin McGeown The Truth by Radiotopia This one is a bit different from my usual recommendations. It’s a series of fictional short stories created and produced by a team at the Magnet Theatre in New York. I was searching for some new podcast inspiration and…

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