Green light for Queenstown development

Skyline Queenstown has received the green light from the Environment Court to proceed with a multi-million dollar redevelopment project. The ambitious project includes an expansion of the upper Gondola complex, a new state-of-the-art gondola system and new lower terminal building on Brecon St. Consent to build a five-storey, 449-space car park near the base terminal has also been approved.

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The future of farming - Part 3

Pāmu stands as one of the old hands in the industry, formerly known as Landcorp, the farming operations company was seeded 130 years ago and has since helped forge New Zealand's $2-billion-dollar agriculture sector. It has produced the majority of New Zealand farms – more than 25,000 – and has transformed our land from forestry into pastoral farming.

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The future of farming - Part 2

Our farming systems stand on the precipice of intense change. The task of how to feed a growing population that is set to reach 10 billion people by 2050 in the face of climate change, resource scarcity, and land degradation has forced innovation to spur. Scientists and technologists have blown the whistle on traditional farming methods and subsequently, new systems of agriculture have emerged.

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An all access playground for Napier

Anderson Park Playground is the outcome of quality engagement with stakeholders, and the courage to invest and not compromise on quality. Centrally located within one of Napier’s premier suburban parks, accessible and imaginative features create an inclusive environment that encourages all abilities and ages to play alongside each other.

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Reconnecting with nature - a student's perspective

I believe we need to stay connected to this world, that gives us so much inspiration, by creating spaces that help us cultivate a healthy mind, writes student Justice Bellamy. And it’s that thought of how to become connected to nature, that helped me develop the concept of my New Zealand Flower and Garden Show entry - The Interbeing. A symbol in the landscape.

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