Tracey Roxburgh

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.

First nominee for by-election

First nominee for by-election

The first nomination has been received for the Arrowtown ward seat on the Queenstown Lakes District Council.

Aero club pleads for its future

If the Queenstown Airport Corporation does not renew a lease for the Wakatipu Aero Club this year, the 45-year-old club will be forced to close.

Petrol station accord

An 11th-hour appeal against a petrol station for Arrowtown has been withdrawn, clearing the way for work to start at the site.

Resident calls for action on driving

Resident calls for action on driving

A Queenstown woman made an impassioned plea to the Queenstown Lakes District Council yesterday to do all it could to address dangerous driving in the district.

Sports facility gets council's approval

It has taken seven years, countless meetings and hours of discussion, but yesterday the long-awaited and debated Wanaka Community Sports Facility got the green light.

Jail for supplying cannabis

Jail for supplying cannabis

Former Wakatipu High School pupil who sold drugs to fellow teenagers will spend the next 10 months in prison.

Rental firms call for calm

Rental firms call for calm

The head of New Zealand's Rental Vehicle Association is calling for calm as the issue of tourist drivers reaches fever pitch in Queenstown.

Listing downgrade proposed for Flyer

Listing downgrade proposed for Flyer

A proposed change to the historic listing of the Kingston Flyer under the Queenstown Lakes District Plan could ultimately see the steam train moved from the district.