23 days ago

Air New Zealand trials check-in and bag drop-off in downtown Queenstown

Nicole Mathewson Reporter from Queenstown News

A bag drop-off and early check-in initiative being trialled by Air New Zealand in Queenstown could be rolled out to other locations if it proves successful, the airline says.

The national carrier says it will introduce a pop-up check-in and bag drop service in downtown Queenstown from November 20.

Passengers on the airline's domestic and international services will be able to use the service on the day of travel as part of a three month trial.

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2 hours ago

A garden project with a difference

The Team from Resene ColorShop Queenstown

Add colour to any garden setting with a planter that boasts movement and extra visual interest.

Make the most of this weekend with this step by step project idea from Resene.

Find out how to create this project yourself.

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8 hours ago

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Alliance Group

Play your part in supplying cuts of meat to plates all around the world! Alliance processes and exports sheep, lamb, beef and venison to over 65 countries globally.

Find out how you can secure your place at Alliance Group today.
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13 hours ago

Queenstown high school campers evacuated from remote school camp

Nicole Mathewson Reporter from Queenstown News

Four-wheel-drives and helicopters were used to bring 224 Queenstown students and staff home from their flooded, remote camp.

About 40 of the year 10 Wakatipu High School students were flown back to school from the camp on Thursday morning.

The rest had to walk about 6 kilometres through flood-damaged parts of the remote Branches Rd before being collected by four-wheel-drive vehicles.

Principal Steve Hall says the students were rescued thanks to a strong community effort.