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2008-07-03 15:00:10

By HINE, Will in Queenstown UEENSTOWN'S biggest party of the year has come with a hangover, with 18 people arrested for drink-driving during the opening days of Winterfestival.

2008-06-16 15:00:33

By HEATHER, Ben in Queenstown UEENSTOWN Airport Corporation's information day failed to impress Frankton residents concerned about noisy night flights. The airport laid out plans for their expanded noise boundary and new midnight flight curfew, at the Queenstown Events Centre yesterday.


Word of the Day
upstander
  • A person who stands up for something, as contrasted to a bystander who remains inactive.
  • One of the upright handlebars on a traditional Inuit sled.
The word 'upstander' in the first sense here is a play on the word 'bystander' and the idea of 'standing up' for something.