Tracey Roxburgh

Manager’s licence suspended 28 days

Manager’s licence suspended 28 days

‘‘Licensee fatigue'' could have been to blame for a series of incidents that resulted in a Queenstown bar being shut down for five days, the alcohol licensing regulator says.

‘Some progression’ made on freedom camping

‘Some progression’ made on freedom camping

Restricting the number of vehicles that can be parked at a riverside freedom-camping site near Queenstown is one option the Department of Conservation is investigating to help with overcrowding.

Mother's Day event raising heart awareness

A Mother's Day fun run/walk in Queenstown next month will help raise money and awareness for the Heart Foundation's Go Red for Women campaign and help one Queenstown primary school.

Questioned over wine bus name

Questioned over wine bus name

The moniker chosen for a converted VW Kombi a Dunedin businessman hopes to sell wine from in Queenstown has come under fire at a liquor licence hearing.

Disappearance mystery

Disappearance mystery

It has been almost seven and a-half years since Matthew Alexander Hamill went missing from Queenstown and police are still looking for information.

Tree avenue may be saved

Tree avenue may be saved

An eye-catching row of trees at the entrance to Queenstown might be saved after all.

Women to speak

A world-renowned fashion designer, a singer-songwriter, an author and a government minister are among the eight women who will speak at a women's conference in Queenstown next month.

Fools taken for a ride on the lake

Fools taken for a ride on the lake

The Queenstown Lakes District Council and Real Journeys joined in the April Fool's Day fun yesterday.

Council in $7m leaky building dispute

Council in $7m leaky building dispute

The Queenstown Lakes District Council has been caught up in a $7 million leaky building claim, which could hit ratepayers in the pocket again, $3.6 million having already been paid out in 2013.

Queenstown’s poverty, homelessness highlighted

Queenstown’s poverty, homelessness highlighted

Beneath the ‘‘veneer'' of Queenstown's moneyed label was a different reality for many, including homelessness, attendees at a poverty workshop in the town heard yesterday.