Tracey Roxburgh

Business lobbyist mulls mayoral bid

Business lobbyist mulls mayoral bid

A former journalist says he is considering standing for the Queenstown Lakes District Council.

Affordability part of private plan change

A Wanaka developer will be "encouraged'' to enter talks about providing affordable housing in any new residential subdivision after a private plan change was adopted this week.

Cyclist severely injured in downhill lake crash

A woman was severely injured in Queenstown last night after losing control of her bicycle on Suburb St.

Housing advocate thanked

One of the driving forces behind the Queenstown Lakes' affordable housing scheme was honoured at Thursday's full district council meeting in Queenstown.

Airport governance options to be investigated

Airport governance options to be investigated

Future governance options for Wanaka Airport will be investigated, but Queenstown Lakes District Council chief executive Mike Theelan says it is a "starting point''.

Increasing planning fees rejected

Increasing planning fees rejected

Queenstown Lakes Mayor Vanessa van Uden yesterday voted against adopting a proposal to increase council planning fees and charges.

Road safety, access improvements set to start

Work on bus stop, walking and cycling improvements along Frankton Rd, expected to cost about $150,000, will begin on Monday.

Lights tested tonight

The $1.65 million airfield lighting project at Queenstown Airport will be tested for the first time tonight.

WW2 veterans given pride of place

WW2 veterans given pride of place

Two men sit side-by-side, medals glistening in the sun, a poppy adorning each of their suit jackets, their walking sticks at the ready.

Crowds turn out around region for Anzac services

Crowds turn out around region for Anzac services

Crowds have been turning out on a cool, clear morning to pay their respects to the fallen at Anzac services around the region.