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Daily Dispatch
Time to get in the saddle for River challengeto entries@thomasriver.com or faxed to 086-549-5713. Entries can be found at C
Daily Dispatch / Posted 9 minutes ago
to entries@thomasriver.com or faxed to 086-549-5713. Entries can be found at Cycle HQ, EL Cycles and Louis Sports in Queenstown, with them all also accepting pre-entries. For more information and to get entry forms go to www.thomasriver.com... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
Grace Jones’ Queenstown concert sells outThursday, 19 October 2017, 2:39 pmPress Release: Rhythm and Alps Tickets to th
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 12 hours ago
Thursday, 19 October 2017, 2:39 pmPress Release: Rhythm and Alps Tickets to the first-ever New Zealand show of legendary singer-songwriter and style icon Grace Jones... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
Queenstown community invited to cheer on local teams Thursday, 19 October 2017, 10:32 amPress Release: Mastercard against Richie
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 16 hours ago
Thursday, 19 October 2017, 10:32 amPress Release: Mastercard against Richie McCaw New Zealand – 19 October 2017 – In ten days’ time the... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
Real Journeys Announced as Queenstown Festival PartnerThursday, 19 October 2017, 10:22 amPress Release: Destination Queenstown Real
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 17 hours ago
Thursday, 19 October 2017, 10:22 amPress Release: Destination Queenstown Real Journeys announced as Queenstown Winter Festival Title PartnerQueenstown, New Zealand (19 October 2017) Leading... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
Golfer’s Paradise Planned for Highlandsand tourism offering at Highlands. Golf tourism has overtaken the ski business
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 18 hours ago
and tourism offering at Highlands. Golf tourism has overtaken the ski business in Central Otago and people come to Queenstown for a week and they play at Millbrook, The Hills and Jacks Point. Golfers like to play a different course every... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Sri Lanka: Stairway to heaventuktuk journey to an ancient fortress and is blown away by its majesty. Sigiri
The New Zealand Herald / Posted yesterday
tuktuk journey to an ancient fortress and is blown away by its majesty. Sigiriya, or Lion Rock, is to Sri Lanka what Queenstown is to New Zealand. That place every one suggests you must visit before you leave the country. And much like when... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
Heli Tours gaining its mark on sustainable tourismits mark on sustainable tourismWednesday, 18 October 2017, 10:53 amPress Releas
Scoop.co.nz / Posted yesterday
its mark on sustainable tourismWednesday, 18 October 2017, 10:53 amPress Release: Heli Tours October 18 2017Heli Tours Queenstown gaining its mark on sustainable tourism practiceQueenstown commercial scenic flight provider Heli Tours Queenstown... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
Scandi-NZ TV Crime Drama 'Straight Forward' in The Workswith Scandinavia’s reputation for crime-noir, Straight Forward promises to be a
Scoop.co.nz / Posted yesterday
with Scandinavia’s reputation for crime-noir, Straight Forward promises to be an unmissable television event. Filmed in Queenstown and Copenhagen, the eight-part series follows a Danish woman’s attempts to leave her criminal past behind her by... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
Clarification on Wakatipu school bus services17 October 2017Community concerns about future transport arrangements for Queen
Scoop.co.nz / Posted yesterday
17 October 2017Community concerns about future transport arrangements for Queenstown schools are being worked through.The Ministry of Education indicated to the community in 2013 that it intended to... Read more
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Variety
MTG’s Viaplay, TVNZ Join Forces on Banijay’s Drama ‘Straight Forward’“Straight Forward,” a new original series which was created by New Zealand writ
Variety / Posted 2 days ago
“Straight Forward,” a new original series which was created by New Zealand writer John Banas (“Blue Heelers”). An international crime comedy drama, “Straight Forward” is set against the backdrops of Queenstown and Copenhagen. The series follows a... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
Labour Weekend highway tipsSouthern Corridor, Ashburton – Christchurch• Friday - 4pm-6pm – busy southbound
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 2 days ago
Southern Corridor, Ashburton – Christchurch• Friday - 4pm-6pm – busy southbound• Mon – 2pm-6pm heavy northboundQueenstown/ Frankton busy over Labour weekendThe Wakatipu Basin and the wider Frankton/ Queenstown area around the Kawarau... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
Aussies Lead Overseas Invasion at Air NZ Queenstown MarathonTuesday, 17 October 2017, 1:03 pmPress Release: Air New Zealand The Air New Ze
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 2 days ago
Tuesday, 17 October 2017, 1:03 pmPress Release: Air New Zealand The Air New Zealand Queenstown International Marathon is already... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
Optometrist launches innovative eye servicedisciplines of eye care – the first of its kind in New Zealand.The specialist o
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 2 days ago
disciplines of eye care – the first of its kind in New Zealand.The specialist orthoptic service – offered through OCULA’s Queenstown and Wanaka practices – combines the expertise of optometrist Danielle Ross, orthoptist Annie Airey and... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
Greg Johnson & Mel Parsons Add Two More Auckland ShowsSHOWSun 12 November: St Peter's Hall, Paekakariki (matinee show)Sun 12 November
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 2 days ago
SHOWSun 12 November: St Peter's Hall, Paekakariki (matinee show)Sun 12 November: Meow, WellingtonWed 15 November: Sherwood, QueenstownThurs 16 November: The Cook, DunedinFri 17 November: Blue Smoke, ChristchurchSat 18 November: Naval Pt Yacht Club,... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
Superstar Grace Jones to perform in QueenstownTuesday, 17 October 2017, 8:50 amPress Release: Rhythm and Alps Legendary sing
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 2 days ago
Tuesday, 17 October 2017, 8:50 amPress Release: Rhythm and Alps Legendary singer-songwriter, supermodel, actress and style icon Grace Jones will perform her... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
Grumpy Old Men Trust Supreme Winner at Community AwardsTrust will go on to represent the Whanganui District at the 2017 Trustpower Nat
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 2 days ago
Trust will go on to represent the Whanganui District at the 2017 Trustpower National Community Awards, taking place in the Queenstown Lakes District next April.Other winners at tonight’s Trustpower Whanganui District Community Awards were: Youth... Read more
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express
Titanic launch: New photographs discovered of iconic ship’s maiden voyageMumbles in Swansea From Southampton the ill-fated liner stopped at Cherbourg,
express / Posted 2 days ago
Mumbles in Swansea From Southampton the ill-fated liner stopped at Cherbourg, France, to pick up passengers and then and Queenstown, Ireland (Now Cobh) before sailing for New York. Andrew Aldridge, of Henry Aldridge and Son Auctioneers of... Read more
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The Courier Mail
Stunning downfall of high society shrinkTeague was with friends when he tried to climb from a second-floor balcony to t
The Courier Mail / Posted 2 days ago
Teague was with friends when he tried to climb from a second-floor balcony to the rooftop of the Glebe Apartments in Queenstown. Dr Hampshire flew to his son’s bedside ion intensive care at Dunedin Hospital, but the teenager... Read more
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Daily Echo
Titanic letter set to break recordin Devizes via a third party next Saturday. Most Titanic letters than come on
Daily Echo / Posted 4 days ago
in Devizes via a third party next Saturday. Most Titanic letters than come on the market had been posted in Cherbourg or Queenstown, Ireland - the last port of call for the ill-fated liner. Andrew Aldridge, of Henry Aldridge and Son Auctioneers,... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
Really flying: Transtasman kiwi scores big in WaimateWamate last night(Friday).Based in Dubbo, NSW, and the holder of records set on
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 5 days ago
Wamate last night(Friday).Based in Dubbo, NSW, and the holder of records set on both sides of the Tasman, Te Huia landed in Queenstown about 1.30pm, before setting out on a 284km, three-and-a-half hour drive to South Canterbury for the 10-man event... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
Havelock North the most beautiful suburbSchools Award: Morgan Educare, Flaxmere, Hastings Community Group Award: Wakat
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 5 days ago
Schools Award: Morgan Educare, Flaxmere, Hastings Community Group Award: Wakatipu Reforestation Trust, Queenstown Most Sustainable Business Project: Hawke’s Bay Farmers’ Market, Hastings Most Sustainable Small Business:... Read more
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Chelsea FC
Matchday travel newsDLR is shut between Woolwich Arsenal and West Ham. Engineering work is taking
Chelsea FC / Posted 6 days ago
DLR is shut between Woolwich Arsenal and West Ham. Engineering work is taking place between London Waterloo and Queenstown Road, closing some lines. While the work is taking place, fewer trains than usual will run to and from London... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
Queenstown Airport monthly passenger traffic reportFriday, 13 October 2017, 1:42 pmPress Release: Queenstown Airport - September
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 6 days ago
Friday, 13 October 2017, 1:42 pmPress Release: Queenstown Airport - September 2017The total number of passengers travelling through the terminal... Read more
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Daily Mail
Titanic victim's poignant letter is up for auction 105 years onDevizes, Wilts, via a third party. Most Titanic letters than come on the marke
Daily Mail / Posted 6 days ago
Devizes, Wilts, via a third party. Most Titanic letters than come on the market had been posted in Cherbourg in France or Queenstown, Ireland - the last port of call for the ill-fated liner. The letter is also the only one of its kind to... Read more
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Daily Dispatch
Parkruns speeding along just nicely in Buffalo City as it marks a milestoneNahoon . Picture ALAN EASON In two weekends time, on October 21, the 121st Sou
Daily Dispatch / Posted 8 days ago
Nahoon . Picture ALAN EASON In two weekends time, on October 21, the 121st South African parkrun, the long-awaited Komani (Queenstown) parkrun, will be launched at the local golf club. The community have been exceptionally patient and are all... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
Roni Size Tour Dates28th October: Civic Underground, Sydney Wednesday 1st November: San Fran, Well
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 8 days ago
28th October: Civic Underground, Sydney Wednesday 1st November: San Fran, Wellington Thursday 2nd November: Loco, Queenstown Friday 3rd November: Winnies, Christchurch Saturday 4th November: Villa Nightclub, Perth Sunday 5th November:... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
Family market day event in Glenorchybe headlined by international award-winning Brazilian jazz guitarist and vocali
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 8 days ago
be headlined by international award-winning Brazilian jazz guitarist and vocalist Nanny Assis and his band, in town for the Queenstown Jazz Festival. Mrs Woolly’s General Store is hosting the Great Glenorchy Getaway Day from 10am to 8pm, and the... Read more
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WBOC Salisbury
Maryland State Police Investigating Queenstown Stabbinga 911 call regarding a person who had been stabbed multiple times at a residenc
WBOC Salisbury / Posted 8 days ago
a 911 call regarding a person who had been stabbed multiple times at a residence in the 100 block of Taylors Road in Queenstown. According to police, the victim, who was being discharged from the hospital, told investigators a man arrived at... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Rampant Rhino Poaching Rocks Ezemvelo, Eastern Cape Cops Bust Four Suspectsis believed the group had been under surveillance before they were pulled over
AllAfrica.com / Posted 9 days ago
is believed the group had been under surveillance before they were pulled over on the R67 road between Fort Beaufort and Queenstown in the early hours of Sunday morning. Eastern Cape SAPS spokesperson Mali Govender, said four males, aged between... Read more
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Daily Telegraph
This is what landing at the world's most scenic airport looks likeA pilot in New Zealand has captured amazing aerial views of the final approach
Daily Telegraph / Posted 10 days ago
A pilot in New Zealand has captured amazing aerial views of the final approach to Queenstown Airport, regularly rated among the world's most scenic landings. The mesmerising video, taken from the cockpit, sees the plane soar over snow-capped... Read more
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News 24 South Africa
Rampant rhino poaching rocks Ezemvelo, Eastern Cape cops bust four suspectsis believed the group had been under surveillance before they were pulled over
News 24 South Africa / Posted 10 days ago
is believed the group had been under surveillance before they were pulled over on the R67 road between Fort Beaufort and Queenstown in the early hours of Sunday morning. Eastern Cape SAPS spokesperson Mali Govender, said four males, aged between... Read more
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Daily Mail
South African woman who stabbed daughter's rapists will not be chargedand threats on her life, she drank paraffin and bleach. She survived and is be
Daily Mail / Posted 10 days ago
and threats on her life, she drank paraffin and bleach. She survived and is being treated at Frontier Hospital in Queenstown but is still living in constant fear. The woman said: 'All I wanted was to protect my daughter. When I answered... Read more
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Daily Dispatch
Two men handed life terms for murdering and robbing officerwas rushed to hospital following the attack but died seven days later due to hi
Daily Dispatch / Posted 10 days ago
was rushed to hospital following the attack but died seven days later due to his injuries. According to Feni, the Queenstown members of the Hawks’ serious organised crime unit were roped in to investigate the attack on Mbhem a month after... Read more
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Daily Mirror
What pilots really see as they're landing a plane has finally been revealedthen be clearly seen as the ground rapidly rises up to meet the aircraft. Capt
Daily Mirror / Posted 10 days ago
then be clearly seen as the ground rapidly rises up to meet the aircraft. Captain Sandeep Varma landed his plane safely at Queenstown Airport in New Zealand before posting the stunning two-minute clip onto Twitter. The jet is seen cruising over... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
Significant Rating Valuation Increase for Queenstown Lakes Properties9 October 2017.Properties have seen significant rating value i
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 10 days ago
Lakes Properties9 October 2017.Properties have seen significant rating value increases since 2014 according to the recently completed Rating Revaluation for 2017. The new rating valuations have... Read more
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Babyology
Zoë Foster Blake wants you to travel with your baby (for very good reason)activity that has long-lasting rewards. “I wouldn’t remember her at 10 weeks-o
Babyology / Posted 10 days ago
activity that has long-lasting rewards. “I wouldn’t remember her at 10 weeks-old, but now I always will, cos we were in Queenstown when she was 10 weeks-old), and provides inspiration, but it also rewires your perspective on daily life.... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
Iconic female artist to perform in QueenstownMonday, 9 October 2017, 12:34 pmPress Release: Rhythm and Alps One of the wo
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 10 days ago
Monday, 9 October 2017, 12:34 pmPress Release: Rhythm and Alps One of the world’s female music icons is coming to Queenstown to perform next March.Music... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
Harcourts Foundation Reaches $5 Million Milestoneis African Angels, Ride for Education. In 2016, Harcourts Eastern Cape branches
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 10 days ago
is African Angels, Ride for Education. In 2016, Harcourts Eastern Cape branches of Advantage, Mercantile, Cornerstone, Queenstown and Mthatha organised a mass mountain bike ride to raise funds for African Angels - an organisation based in... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
Top Kiwi exercise experts vying for NZ awardsAucklandOutstanding Support Award – Individuals working in a support role in an
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 10 days ago
AucklandOutstanding Support Award – Individuals working in a support role in an organisation or a facility.Di Lauder, Queenstown Heather Bunyan, Wellington Julia Laulu Faalogo, Auckland Naomi Lovodua, AucklandCommunity Excellence Award –... Read more
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Daily Dispatch
SA kareteka come home with bronzepair won bronze medals at the International Karate Championships in Canada on S
Daily Dispatch / Posted 11 days ago
pair won bronze medals at the International Karate Championships in Canada on Sunday last week. CHAMPS: Guju Kai Karate Queenstown Karaketa Asabela Xinindlu (left) and Ayabonga Shasha (right) at the East London airport before they left for the... Read more
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Canberra Times
Final tally in New Zealand election strengthens Labourafter the final tally and after the results become official on October 12. Pri
Canberra Times / Posted 11 days ago
after the final tally and after the results become official on October 12. Prime Minister Bill English told reporters in Queenstown that the final results did not change the nature of the negotiations, which would now likely focus on the... Read more
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WA Today
Final tally in New Zealand election strengthens Labourafter the final tally and after the results become official on October 12. Pri
WA Today / Posted 11 days ago
after the final tally and after the results become official on October 12. Prime Minister Bill English told reporters in Queenstown that the final results did not change the nature of the negotiations, which would now likely focus on the... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
Final tally in New Zealand election strengthens Labourafter the final tally and after the results become official on October 12. Pri
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 12 days ago
after the final tally and after the results become official on October 12. Prime Minister Bill English told reporters in Queenstown that the final results did not change the nature of the negotiations, which would now likely focus on the... Read more
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The Age
Final tally in New Zealand election strengthens Labourafter the final tally and after the results become official on October 12. Pri
The Age / Posted 12 days ago
after the final tally and after the results become official on October 12. Prime Minister Bill English told reporters in Queenstown that the final results did not change the nature of the negotiations, which would now likely focus on the... Read more
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Geelong Advertiser
Final tally in NZ vote strengthens Labourafter the final tally and after the results become official on October 12. Pri
Geelong Advertiser / Posted 12 days ago
after the final tally and after the results become official on October 12. Prime Minister Bill English told reporters in Queenstown that the final results did not change the nature of the negotiations, which would now likely focus on the... Read more
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Gulf News
New Zealand election results boost Labour in negotiation talksback after the final tally and after the results become official on Oct. 12.Pri
Gulf News / Posted 12 days ago
back after the final tally and after the results become official on Oct. 12.Prime Minister Bill English told reporters in Queenstown that the final results did not change the nature of the negotiations, which would now likely focus on the... Read more
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Eye Witness News
Final tally in NZ election strengthens Labour in negotiation talksafter the final tally and after the results become official on 12 October. Pri
Eye Witness News / Posted 12 days ago
after the final tally and after the results become official on 12 October. Prime Minister Bill English told reporters in Queenstown that the final results did not change the nature of the negotiations, which would now likely focus on the... Read more
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Swissinfo
Final tally in NZ election strengthens Labour in negotiation talksback after the final tally and after the results become official on Oct. 12. P
Swissinfo / Posted 12 days ago
back after the final tally and after the results become official on Oct. 12. Prime Minister Bill English told reporters in Queenstown that the final results did not change the nature of the negotiations, which would now likely focus on the... Read more
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Reuters
Final tally in NZ election strengthens Labour in negotiation talksback after the final tally and after the results become official on Oct. 12. P
Reuters / Posted 12 days ago
back after the final tally and after the results become official on Oct. 12. Prime Minister Bill English told reporters in Queenstown that the final results did not change the nature of the negotiations, which would now likely focus on the... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Final tally in NZ election strengthens Labour in negotiation talksback after the final tally and after the results become official on Oct. 12. P
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 12 days ago
back after the final tally and after the results become official on Oct. 12. Prime Minister Bill English told reporters in Queenstown that the final results did not change the nature of the negotiations, which would now likely focus on the... Read more
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