Glenorchy community shaping their future

The Glenorchy community will gather this weekend to discuss the long-term vision for the area. A day-long forum on Saturday, April 11 at the Glenorchy Hall will bring the community together to develop a set of high-level outcomes and a 30-year vision. The vision aims to describe an ideal future for the town and community and unite the full spectrum …

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Dart River Jet local's day to raise funds for Paradise Trust re-build

Wakatipu locals can experience the wonders of the Dart River Valley and stunning Mt Aspiring National Park on Saturday 29 November when leading tourism operator Dart River Jet hosts its annual local’s day to raise funds for the local Glenorchy community. Local residents are invited to grab friends and family to enjoy the world-renowned ‘Dart River Wilderness Jet’ or ‘Dart …

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Dart River Jet's Re-vegetation Project

A team of seven volunteers kicked off Dart River Jet’s re-vegetation project near Glenorchy at the weekend by planting a thousand native seedlings. The seedlings were planted at an area of the riverbank known as ‘The Narrows’ near Paradise. The initiative is part of a long-term project dedicated to re-vegetating wilderness areas in which Dart River Jet operates. To give …

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Queenstown and Wanaka Mountain Bike Report 11th April 2013

The hype from the Queenstown Bike Fest has settled and the Naseby 12hr is over; all riding seems to returning to normal. Except that now it’s time to dust off the night lights – seeing as daylight saving is over and the super-cold frosts aren’t here just yet. Recommendation of the week: The often forgotten about 12mile ride… It’s not …

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