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  • Q’town’s hospo queen bows out

    Vivacious, intelligent, inspiring, encouraging, caring and compassionate. They are but a few of the words you’d use to describe Karen Hattaway, the queen of Queenstown’s hospo industry. As she prepares to leave hospitality, she talks to Tracey Roxburgh about her journey so far, and why sometimes the bad things are good

  • EXPECT a localised snow flurry in Queenstown’s Beach St tonight.

  • ‘No need for foreign buyer cap’

    THE Labour government minister responsible for policy settings around foreign buyers argues National’s election policy allowing overseas people to buy $2million-plus residential properties — which they’d be taxed 15% on — will only fuel further price growth.

  • ‘Twenty years on, we’re no further ahead’ YOURWORD

    MORE than 20 years after Queenstown’s council consulted Whakatipu residents about their vision for where we are today, I question whether we’ve even come close to achieving the community’s aspirations.

  • ‘Fundraising, fun & fashion’

    TICKETS are on sale for Queenstown’s second Preview Summer Fashion Show fundraiser for the Ronald McDonald House charity, which provides free accommodation for families of kids overnighting in hospitals around New Zealand.

  • Contractors dish rubbish regime

    RUBBISH collectors say the council’s plan to curb kerbside bin pick-ups in the Queenstown and Arrowtown CBDs, from November 1, will at least double their workload — and add significant costs to businesses.

  • THE prizegiving for Queenstown’s popular Skin to Summit series, organised by Small Planet Sports, was held this week.

  • Russell’s the cat’s paw-jamas

    QUEENSTOWN rescue cat Russell is feline just fine — and officially a VIP (aka a Very Impawtant Puss).

  • NEW Zealand’s Petitions Committee wants ‘‘urgent progress’’ from the next government on rezoning accommodation supplement areas across the country, thanks to a concerted effort by a group of Queenstowners.

  • Salon receives 21st b’day makeover

    A RENOVATION dreamed up during the 2020 Covid lockdown has finally been realised for one Arrowtown business owner.

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