Yachts set to sail on Wakatipu
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Yachties from all over the South are expected to hit Lake Wakatipu this weekend for the annual Donald Hay Classic on Saturday. The annual event, in its 33rd year, marks the original voyage from Kingston to Queenstown of Donald Hay. The feat was achieved in 1859 but Hay didn't have a fancy yacht - he made the voyage on a raft, that is impressive! The weekend of racing includes a pub to pub event on Friday and the Classic on Saturday - keep an eye out on the lake to see competitors making their way towards Queenstown. If you are keen to get a closer look at the action why not come down to Thunder Jet this weekend and take a ride .
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QUEENSTOWN AGENTS! It's Winnie's Wednesday time!
As Valentine's Day is this weekend, we thought we'd stick to the theme with Winnie's Wednesdays!
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Also, a shout out to AJ Hackett Bungy New Zealand for their fantastic photo bomb :P
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Welcome to Winnie's Wednesday. Who's ready??
As yesterday was Australia Day, we'll dedicate this week to our mates across the ditch.
Q. How many countries are larger than Australia? (Name them if you can).
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LOVELY AGENTS! As it's Penguin Awareness Day today we thought we'd do a penguin question for Winnie's Wednesday! It's a two-part one this week. Good luck!
Q. A group of penguins in the water is called a __________?
A group of penguins on land is called a __________?
The first to answer correctly gets a delicious pizza from Winnies Gourmet Pizza Bar for lunch! If you have won the last 2 weeks then please let new agents have a go :)
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Winnie's Wednesday Question!
Q. Today (January 13th) is National ________________ Day?
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