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Confessions of a Queenstown Dad | October 2021 1394 1396 The Flyer Magazine

Confessions of a Queenstown Dad | October 2021

One thing I’ve seen arise within children in the last year of lockdowns is that “kids wear what adults project”. By this I mean that children will pick up on the anxiety, stress, depression, courage, kindness, or gratitude, etc, of the main adults around them. They most probably won’t even…

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INFERTILITY – LOCAL HELP IS AT HAND

INFERTILITY – LOCAL HELP IS AT HAND Fertility challenges can be very daunting, especially far from the usual city services, but one local woman has used her own trials to support others going through the same thing and give them a lift. Fertility Support Queenstown group co-ordinator Eva Hooper and…

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From The Sideline with Ferg

From The SidelineWITH FERG The Queenstown Car Club will celebrate 50 years this month. A local club that continues to have a healthy membership. A club that has brought a lot of excitement to the Wakatipu Basin throughout the years and that included some well-known local drivers like Munro Tall,…

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Confessions of a Queenstown Dad | September 2021 1394 1396 The Flyer Magazine

Confessions of a Queenstown Dad | September 2021

So as we sit with the chaos around me of lockdown again, I need to remember a few things (for now and the future): Give yourself a break. Not only mentally, but physically. Even five minutes for yourself will help. If you’re a mum then I pray you can hide…

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From The Sideline with Ferg

From The SidelineWITH FERG At the time of writing this column, one of the big issues making headlines – the potential closure of the Queenstown Mountain Bike Club’s Jump Park on Gorge Road, had just been happily resolved at the 11th hour. The land had been required by the Queenstown…

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Confessions of a Queenstown Dad | August 2021 1394 1396 The Flyer Magazine

Confessions of a Queenstown Dad | August 2021

This set of school holidays has been hard – hard for a few reasons. The age gap between our children seems to be bigger than ever when it comes to things we can do together. We have a 14-year-old boy, a 12-year-old girl, a 7-year-old girl and a 4-year-old girl.…

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From The Sideline with Ferg

From The SidelineWITH FERG A great leap forward with the near completion of the all-weather turf at the Queenstown Events Centre. A couple of weeks ago, helicopters putting the new light towers in place and hockey, among other sports, waiting excitedly for the ribbon cutting day. It has been a…

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Confessions of a Queenstown Dad | July 2021 1394 1396 The Flyer Magazine

Confessions of a Queenstown Dad | July 2021

While sitting here in Auckland, (after literally fighting through traffic this morning) I’m reminded of how we have changed in Queenstown in the last 20 years.  I’ve spent more than half my life in Queenstown and have LOVED this town. From living in Arrowtown, to Fernhill and Queenstown Hill, to…

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From The Sideline with Ferg 548 543 The Flyer Magazine

From The Sideline with Ferg

From The SidelineWITH FERG By the time you read this The Highlander’s and Rebel’s would have been and gone and we start to guess as to whether we will see another Super Rugby game on the Sir John Davie’s Oval? Encouraging to see the Highlander’s franchise bring the game to…

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CROSSING COOK STRAIGHT

CROSSING COOK STRAIGHTFOR THE BIG KIWI ‘OE’ The big Kiwi ‘OE’ is looking a bit different these days. Keen to attract staff to fill the dearth left by overseas workers unable to get to New Zealand this winter, NZSki worked hard to entice young Kiwis from further north to head…

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