Tracey Roxburgh

Eager buyers carefully vetted

Eager buyers carefully vetted At 7.30pm on August 12, 83 empty lots were released to market in Queenstown. Within minutes none were left.

A case of good timing

A case of good timing

Gus Sepulveda knows he is one of the lucky ones.

Roundabout in the works

Roundabout in the works

Construction is about to begin on a fifth roundabout on the stretch of State Highway 6 between Lake Hayes and Frankton.

Demand staggers builder

Demand staggers builder

A co-director of one of New Zealand's largest residential building companies says the level of demand and growth at Shotover Country is ''unprecedented'' in Queenstown.

Police to review drug case

Police to review drug case

A police officer's handling of a cannabis prosecution in Queenstown has been slammed by a District Court judge, leading to an internal review of the way the resort's police handled the case.

Free-visits spike expected

Free-visits spike expected

Health Minister Jonathan Coleman says a spike in the number of children under 13 taking advantage of free GP appointments is to be expected and predicts it will settle down.

Petrol station start imminent

Petrol station start imminent

It's been eight years since Arrowtown residents have been able to buy fuel in the village, but petrol pumps are expected to be operating in the town again in November.

Boxing: Transtasman amateurs in action

Five international fights will feature on the card of an amateur boxing event being held in Queenstown tonight.

Heater at the heart of fire at college

A fire at Northern Southland College last month was caused by an electric heater, a fire safety investigator says.

Consent granted to buy Glenorchy farm

Consent granted to buy Glenorchy farm

The Overseas Investment Office has granted consent for a private company with United States interests to buy Priory Farm, near Glenorchy.