qldc worker

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Increased flushing of wet wipes concerns QLDC

A QLDC contractor lowered into Wanaka's Project Pure Waste Water Treatment Plant to undertake repairs last year A large spike in the number of wet wipes being flushed down our district’s…...Read More +

Motatapu start line

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4000 athletes to take on Motatapu this weekend

Close to 4,000 participants from around New Zealand and 19 countries around the world will this weekend enjoy the best that Central Otago has to offer as they take in…...Read More +

queenstown winter festival fireworks

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Only 100 days to go until Queenstown Winter Festival

The start of New Zealand’s winter season is synonymous with one unmissable celebration right here in our backyard and with 100 days to go, the Real Journeys Queenstown Winter Festival…...Read More +

Karl Coombes Jen Parr Craig Carter Bronwyn Carter at the Royal Easter Show Wine Awards

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Central Otago winery bags massive haul of awards

Karl Coombes, Jen Parr, Craig Carter, Bronwyn Carter at the Royal Easter Show Wine Awards over the weekend Central Otago winery Valli Vineyards has bagged a string of awards over the…...Read More +

cruise for a cure 2019

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Fiordland Trails & St John's Central Otago ambulance station to benefit from Cruise-for-a-Cause

2019 Cruise for a Cause The Fiordland Trails Trust and St John’s new Central Otago ambulance station are set to benefit from Real Journeys annual Cruise-for-a-Cause fundraiser this year....Read More +

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Jackie Bristow wraps up her Homecoming Tour in Queenstown

Singer-songwriter Jackie Bristow, who has made her home in the music mecca of Nashville since 2017, began her Blue Moon Rising tour in her native New Zealand in early 2020....Read More +

New kiwis citizenship

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Say Kia ora to our region's newest Kiwis!

99 people received their New Zealand citizenship at the Queenstown Lakes District’s largest-ever citizenship ceremony on Tuesday 3 March....Read More +

Albert Town Bridge

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A brief history of... Albert Town

In the first of our local community series, "A brief history of. . . ", Georgia Merton discovers what makes Albert Town - Wānaka's fast-growing riverside suburb, tick....Read More +

2 Arrowtown School visit

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NZ Open set to tee off this weekend with free entry

The countdown’s on to one of New Zealand’s premier sporting events – and Queenstown is ready....Read More +


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Hurry! It's your last chance to enter the Walter Peak Farm Run!

Get running! Registrations close on Wednesday at 11....Read More +

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