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
Tests carried out at the University of Otago confirmed bones
found in Kingston late last week were those of an animal.
Bones discovered in Kingston last night were likely to have
belonged to an animal, Queenstown police say.
A bumper weekend is on the cards for the Southern Lakes
district with two major events expected to attract about
Queenstown could well become the training venue of choice for
Australian football teams, the high performance coach for
Australia's biggest sporting club says.
Lex Perkins has spent the better part of 75 years doing
things for others.
Private jet passengers injected more than $7 million into the
Queenstown economy last year, with some spending about
$10,000 a day.
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