Queenstown is getting two sets of traffic lights, to be
installed early next year.
A Queenstown Lakes District Council planner recommends a
planned retirement village in Arrowtown be put forward as a
special housing area (SHA).
The smiles said it all. Thirteen years after the process to
open a Mitre 10 Mega in Queenstown began, and four years
after a resource consent application was lodged, the tills
have started ringing at the multimillion-dollar shop in
If there was ever any doubt this wasn't your normal rugby
tournament, that was cleared up within minutes of arriving at
the Queenstown Events Centre yesterday.
Had a fire in a Queenstown house happened earlier in the
morning, there could have been ''multiple fatalities'', the
Fire Service says.
Scores won't be kept, a championship trophy won't be awarded
and most of the players are more likely to do themselves an
injury off the paddock.
It's been a major undertaking, but, after an eight-year wait,
petrol will start flowing in Arrowtown from today.
The sport of polo is coming to Queenstown.
A Queenstown health and fitness instructor has been named as
a finalist in the New Zealand Exercise Industry Awards.
Firefighters across the region are bracing as people stock up
on fireworks this week.
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