Tracey Roxburgh

Employers in breach of law

Employers in breach of law

Action has been taken against 15 Queenstown businesses - most in the food and beverage sector - found to be in breach of employment and immigration laws.

Info mounting on gun-toting vandals

Info mounting on gun-toting vandals

The net is tightening on gun-toting vandals who extensively damaged a public hut in the Mavora Lakes over Labour Weekend.

Despair after foster children taken

Despair after foster children taken

Two children are pictured with their arms around a couple; bright eyes, beaming smiles.

Impact of couple's actions of concern

Child Youth and Family says it is ''disappointed'' a Central Otago couple have gone public with its battle against the department's Home for Life programme.

Home for Life's system 'appalling'

The Central Otago couple left ''devastated'' after Child Youth and Family removed two children from their Home for Life programme were among almost 10,000 people who made submissions on amendments to the Vulnerable Children Bill.

Council plan to extend town centre 'too rushed'

The Queenstown Lakes District Council's plan to extend the town centre was ''too rushed'', too complicated and lacked a strategic framework, submitters said yesterday.

International success for Knights

International success for Knights

The NZ Southern Knights Under-14 ice hockey team made history this month, as the first junior team to win an international tournament outside New Zealand.

Christmas spirit video chance

Christmas spirit video chance

Wakatipu children are being given the chance to wish Queenstown a merry Christmas during this year's Christmas Cracker concert.

Riders oppose domestic violence

Riders oppose domestic violence

Anyone with a motorcycle of more than 250cc is being encouraged to join the White Ribbon Ride in Queenstown this week.

Health and safety changes 'huge'

Health and safety changes 'huge'

Most businesses were ''miles off'' understanding impending changes under the Government's Health and Safety Reform Bill, the co-founder of an online safety management system says.