Christina McDonald

Savouring difference

Savouring difference

A manual slicer is just one piece of evidence for a fondness of ''how things used to be made''.

Short runway test for pilots

Short runway test for pilots

It has room for bombs and missiles but not so much for a change of clothes.

The Hawks have landed

The Hawks have landed

There was a feeling of military invasion at Queenstown Airport yesterday evening when three Royal Australian Air Force Hawk 127s arrived in formation, deploying drogue parachutes upon landing.

Dog owner petitions for vet bill subsidy

Dog owner petitions for vet bill subsidy

A Queenstown man is asking why vet bills are not subsidised.

Park helps in skink recovery

Park helps in skink recovery

critical decline of Otago and western grand skinks in the wild was reversed for a time at Queenstown's Kiwi Birdlife Park when 21 baby skinks were born there between mid-February and late March.

Arrowtown pupils' special day

Arrowtown pupils' special day

While a group of 15 Arrowtown Primary School children chatted with the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge, the world looked on.

More medical callouts than fires for brigade

Arrowtown's volunteer firefighters are more likely to be called out to medical incidents than to fires.

Girl hit by vehicle in 'very unfortunate accident'

Girl hit by vehicle in 'very unfortunate accident'

A 9-year-old girl is in hospital with face and leg injuires after being hit by an SUV  while crossing the road to the school bus in Speargrass Flat.

Artist aiming high in work

Artist aiming high in work

The artist's plight was illustrated on the alpine climb of Ben Lomond on Sunday.

Summer camp fundraiser

Summer camp fundraiser

Shopping bags were stuffed full of clothes at the Youth Booth over the weekend.