Tracey Roxburgh

Resort to get new Doc visitor centre

Resort to get new Doc visitor centre

The Department of Conservation's Queenstown Visitor Centre is moving to Stanley St.

Pink Ribbon organiser seeks record

Pink Ribbon organiser seeks record

After a record-breaking effort for the annual Pink Ribbon appeal last year, the organiser of the 2014 Arrowtown appeal is aiming for a record again this weekend.

Waiting list for housing gets longer

Waiting list for housing gets longer

More than 260 eligible households are on the Queenstown Lakes Community Housing Trust waiting list for housing assistance, which is of concern to trustees.

Revolution for education

Revolution for education

The future of education is under construction in Queenstown and with the first charges for Wakatipu's newest school, Shotover Primary, due to start at the school in just four months, Tracey Roxburgh gets a lesson in 21st-century learning.

Primary example of green design

Shotover Primary School is the Ministry of Education's latest example of a ''Modern Learning Environment''.

Collaborative approach central to new school's focus

Collaborative approach central to new school's focus

As Tony Wagner says, the world no longer cares about how much you know.

'Difficult' law likely to change

The Alcohol and Regulatory Licensing Authority has suggested some amendments to ''one of the most horrendously difficult pieces of legislation'' a judge had ''ever seen''.

Moke Lake investment approved

A new luxury lodge will be developed near Queenstown following Overseas Investment Office (OIO) approval.

Police seek suspension of certificate

Police have applied to have the certificate of a general manager who sold alcohol to two teenagers last year suspended.

Trees near resort to die

Plans are afoot to stop wilding pines advancing further to the West Coast, which will involve a $1.4 million project in Queenstown this summer, focusing on Ben Lomond.