Tracey Roxburgh

Councils favour $10 million plan

Councils favour $10 million plan

A $10 million, 195-berth marina on Lake Wakatipu has been approved by the Otago Regional and Queenstown Lakes District Councils - subject to 88 conditions.

Labour issue solution sought

Labour issue solution sought

Government representatives will discuss critical issues around staff recruitment and retention with tourism operators in the Queenstown Lakes District next month.

Airline seats from resort almost booked for week

Airline seats from resort almost booked for week

Seats on outbound flights to Christchurch and Auckland from Queenstown are as scarce as hen's teeth over the next week - and airlines are blaming the Year of the Sheep.

Hoping to get on Monopoly

Hoping to get on Monopoly

After narrowly missing out on a place on a global Monopoly board in 2008, Queenstown has been given a second chance in the 2015 version.

Stamp to mark post office centenary

Stamp to mark post office centenary

A commemorative stamp will be issued later this year to mark the centenary of one of Arrowtown's most photographed buildings.

Axe-wielder claims self-defence in dispute

Axe-wielder claims self-defence in dispute

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.

Paraglider with broken leg flown from national park

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.

Forum to examine adoption of PBN

The future of airline navigation will be discussed in Queenstown next week during Approach15, seeking to expand performance based navigation (PBN) across the Pacific.

Skifield fuel tank application

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.

Tourist dies after alleyway plunge

Tourist dies after alleyway plunge

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.