Tracey Roxburgh

Jetstar boosts flights

Jetstar yesterday announced a 26% increase in its transtasman services to Queenstown this winter, equating to an increase of up to 33 flights a week.

Surprise ceremony for trail kingpin

Surprise ceremony for trail kingpin

Susan Stevens thought she was meeting people from Byron Bay to help them establish a rail trail.

Magic Memories snaps up four business awards

A Queenstown-based based company launched 20 years ago was last night named the winner of the 2015 New Zealand International Business Awards.

Rental company serious about safety

Rental company serious about safety

Incidents involving international drivers this summer have left some asking what rental car companies are doing to make sure the people they hire cars to drive safe. To find out, Tracey Roxburgh went behind the scenes of a Queenstown company that is going the extra mile.

Family home revisited

Family home revisited

Two former Arrowtown residents took a walk down memory lane last week, one staying in their family home for the first time in more than 70 years.

Fast-tracked safety steps 'no silver bullet'

Fast-tracked safety steps 'no silver bullet'

The day 5-year-old Ruby Jay Marris was buried in Oamaru, the Government announced it will fast-track measures targeting visiting drivers.

Tourist driving measures fast-tracked

The Visiting Drivers Signature Project has been extended to include the West Coast and several roading initiatives have been fast-tracked, to be completed by July 1.

Standing for ward

Standing for ward

Arrowtown businessman Scott Stevens is contesting the Arrowtown by-election, triggering an election race.

View Flyer best broken up, sold

A sales agent who spent two years trying to find a buyer for the Kingston Flyer says it is in the ''best interests'' of the train for it to be broken up and sold.

Profits taking off inline with expansion

Queenstown Airport posted a $4.7 million profit for the second half of last year, despite expenses increasing by 13% to $3.8 million, the council was told on ThursdayThe half-year report to shareholders showed net profit was up 23% on the six months ending December 31, 2013.