Armed Queenstown Police officers were called to a Marina Dr
address in the resort on Saturday night responding to a
report of a man wielding an axe.
A 26-year-old paraglider was flown by helicopter to Lakes
District Hospital yesterday afternoon after breaking his leg
in the Mount Aspiring National Park.
The future of airline navigation will be discussed in
Queenstown next week during Approach15, seeking to expand
performance based navigation (PBN) across the Pacific.
NZSKI has applied for resource consent to establish a 50,000
litre underground diesel storage tank at the Remarkables ski
area, replacing two existing fuel tanks.
Queenstown police believe a United States tourist who died in
Dunedin Hospital on Tuesday suffered his ''significant''
injuries as a result of a fall into the same alleyway where
an English tourist died similarly six years ago.
An underpass is planned for State Highway 6 at Gibbston,
connecting the Gibbston Valley Winery with the Queenstown
Trail and future developments on land the company owns.
Eighteen months after one of Queenstown's top dressage horses
had its tail hair hacked off by vandals, it is on the way to
the Horse of the Year competition.
Farmers are being urged to mitigate the risk of fire on their
properties, with dry conditions resulting in daily fire
callouts in the Otago Rural region.
Arrowtown's proposed petrol station is headed to the
Environment Court following an 11th-hour appeal.
A heavyweight team in the Australian Football League (AFL)
has not ruled out playing an exhibition match in the South
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