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Home From Home | Kill Covid with Kindness

with Kat Barcenilla   Kill Covid with Kindness Firstly, I hope everyone is OK and in as good a place as you can be. The last six weeks has been a challenge to say the least and it’s still a daily navigation of thoughts, feelings and decisions as we gradually…

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Confessions of a Queenstown Dad | May 2020 1602 1773 The Flyer Magazine

Confessions of a Queenstown Dad | May 2020

Captain’s Log: Star date May 4, 2020 It’s been 45 days since I’ve been trapped in this prison with these small alien creatures. All they seem to do is eat and say, ‘I’m bored’, 16 hours a day. They bicker between themselves on whose turn it is to pick the…

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Home From Home | You’re only a day away. 3088 2316 The Flyer Magazine

Home From Home | You’re only a day away.

with Kat Barcenilla   You’re only a day away. “Don’t forget,” my mum would say. “You’re only a day away.” This comforting reminder has become my personal mantra at times of loneliness, sadness, difficulties and despair. I recall it when I am feeling the utmost of homesickness feels. Usually it’s…

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Confessions of a Queenstown Dad | April 2020 1602 1773 The Flyer Magazine

Confessions of a Queenstown Dad | April 2020

with Shaun Vining As I sit here in self isolation – not because of Covid-19 but I’m hiding from the kids, I’m reminded, that my wife and I chose to have four children. Luckily I like them and for the most part they are pretty good kids. However, if I…

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From The Sideline with Ferg

From The SidelineWITH FERG MY MATE MERV Some of these words are from Merv himself as he looked back on his time at Matamata College through to university days, on to Japan and then Queenstown. Merv was a tough front rower who was a member of the Matamata College Ist…

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The Macpherson Diaries | The SACK

The Macpherson Diaries A few years ago I wrote about my Spontaneous Adventure Car Kit, or SACK, if you please. A bag that stays in my car and has all the bits and pieces that you need for a spontaneous adventure, so that you don’t have to go home and…

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From The Sideline with Micah

From The SidelineWITH MICAH The Arrowtown Golf Club has a new manager, yours truly, beginning October 2019. I made the move over from a three year stint at Jack’s Point to take up the opportunity to implement some changes and improvements at one of the top 10 courses in New…

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Confessions of a Queenstown Dad | March 2020 1602 1773 The Flyer Magazine

Confessions of a Queenstown Dad | March 2020

Most of you would have heard over the last year about my brother, Blair Vining, whose battle with cancer, (and the government) moved a nation to sign his petition to get a cancer agency set up in New Zealand. His tireless efforts, despite being in chronic pain, really moved me…

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Home From Home | A formal catch up without the formalities 3088 2316 The Flyer Magazine

Home From Home | A formal catch up without the formalities

with Kat Barcenilla   A formal catch up without the formalities Wake, work, eat, sleep, repeat. Times it by five. Pepper it with some after-work activities, a social evening or two, daily exercise and family commitments. Book-end these days with a couple of sunny stretches of freedom. Life is a…

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Remarkable Women’s Health & Fitness March 2020 2479 2038 The Flyer Magazine

Remarkable Women’s Health & Fitness March 2020

looking good, feeling great! with Carla de Nijs, Remarkable Women’s Health & Fitness @rwhealthandfitness @carlafitlife Clean eating is also colourful eating! Clean Eating 101 You’ve probably heard of clean eating, but you may not know what it is or how to go about cleaning up your diet. Clean eating in…

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