30 days ago

Former national ski champ Philippa Greig dies in Mexico

Nicole Mathewson Reporter from Queenstown News

A Queenstown woman has died while on holiday in Mexico, reportedly of an illness.

Philippa Greig, known as Pip, died at the weekend. It is understood she contracted a disease.

Philippa was a former member of the New Zealand Ski team and won the Open Women's title at the 2004 New Zealand Free Ski Nationals in the Skier X discipline.

Our thoughts are with her family and friends.

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1 day ago

WATCH: How Mr & Mrs Gock Saved the Kumara

The Team from Play Stuff

Play Stuff Short Doco: When New Zealand gave two young Chinese refugees citizenship in the 1940’s they found an unlikely way to return the gift – by saving the almighty kumara. Watch now

1 day ago

Being Kiwi: Have you experienced racism?

Stacey Reporter from Stuff

New Zealand is renowned for being friendly and welcoming but is that true for everyone?

Stuff is asking readers to share their experiences of racism by taking part in this short survey.

Being Kiwi is a project looking at the experiences of life in New Zealand for people of all cultures. It calls for the collection of official statistics on hate crimes, looks at discrimination in our schools and takes a stroll through Auckland, now one of the most diverse cities in the world.

To take part in the survey, click here

2 days ago

Spring into Summer Living

The Team from Neighbourly Property

Nestled amongst the character cottages of yesteryear in the sought after historic zone lies a sleeping giant in the heart of the village.

In this 230sqm home you will discover four generous bedrooms, two bathrooms a study and a further bunk room.
An efficient log burner and two heat pumps will keep you cosy on the cooler days and outside mature trees provide shelter on long sun drenched summer evenings.

Set amongst an elevated leafy outlook with stunning views directly to the hills and only a stroll away from vibrant cafes, bars and restaurants and the swimming holes and walking trails of the Arrow, this is a rare opportunity to secure your own slice of Arrowtown paradise.

Call Holly on 021 453 133, Todd on 021 645 022 or Michael on 0274 42 11 67

For sale by auction, unless sold prior, to be held on site Saturday 12th October 2019 at 11.00am