39 days ago

Queenstown rates decrease 'not good enough'

The Team Reporter from Queenstown News

A Queenstown mother who has taken a 58 per cent drop in income due to Covid-19 says a planned rates decrease is not enough to help struggling homeowners.

The Queenstown Lakes District Council had planned a 6.76 per cent average rates increase but last week announced it would drop that to 1.72 per cent.

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1 day ago

Three attempted flights and two weeks in isolation for 8-hour skifield job

The Team Reporter from Queenstown News

It took three flights from Switzerland and two weeks in managed isolation to get a specialist technician to Queenstown’s The Remarkables ski area for an eight-hour job.

Hannes Koller is one of only a few people in the world with the technical splicing skills to connect the ends of the steel rope on a chairlift.

1 day ago

Help your club look smart and fresh all year round.


If your sports, music, hobby or community club facilities look a little worse for wear, Resene have fresh colour and paint to bring them back to their very best!

Resene have 3 prizes of $1500 of Resene quality paints, primers/sealers, wood stains and accessories to give away.

In addition, each winning club will receive a $500 Prezzy card, that you can use to keep your volunteer painters nourished and happy while they are doing the painting! PLUS we have some extra spot prize vouchers too! Simply nominate your club and tell us why they deserve to win! Entries close 31 August 2020!

You are welcome to nominate more than one club.
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3 days ago

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