62 days ago

South Island tourist towns without tourists

Nicole Mathewson Reporter from Queenstown News

Deserted South Island tourist hotspots are now "eerily quiet", peaceful – and sad.

Towns and cities all over New Zealand have come to a stand still during the Covid-19 lockdown with only essential service workers and those using the services permitted to travel.

In the always-busy tourist hotspots of Queenstown and Wanaka in Otago and Punakaikai on the West Coast, the transformation is resounding.

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18 hours ago

Did you miss out on diagnostic appointments during lockdown?

Kelly Dennett Reporter from Sunday Star Times

People are diagnosed with cancer everyday in New Zealand, but what about during the coronavirus lockdown? We're keen to talk to someone whose diagnostic appointments were put on hold during alert level 4, and how this has affected you. If you are willing to share your story, and be identified, please email kelly.dennett@stuff.co.nz.

1 day ago

The return of Bomber the rescue dog

Debbie Jamieson Reporter from Queenstown News

Such a happy reunification at Queenstown Airport when Bomber the rescue dog arrived home from the US.

1 day ago

Add some flair to your indoor plants

The Team from Resene ColorShop Queenstown

Update a boring old plant pot with an on-trend terrazzo paint effect!

Make the most of this weekend with this easy project idea from Resene. Find out how to create this quick and easy project yourself