Tracey Roxburgh

Consent granted to buy Glenorchy farm

Consent granted to buy Glenorchy farm

The Overseas Investment Office has granted consent for a private company with United States interests to buy Priory Farm, near Glenorchy.

Notary public status granted

Notary public status granted

Queenstown resource management lawyer Jayne Macdonald has become the first woman in the resort to be made a notary public.

Doc manager going north to Alaska

Doc manager going north to Alaska

A Fiordland-based Department of Conservation manager will be heading to Alaska after winning the Stephen O'Dea Developmental Award.

Accolades for district's performance

Accolades for district's performance

Queenstown police were praised yesterday by two of the Southern district's top brass at an awards ceremony in the resort.

Canadian tourist 'fulfilled his dream'

Canadian tourist 'fulfilled his dream'

The family of one of the Canadian tourists found dead near the Kepler Track this week says the 23-year-old industrial design student had ''fulfilled his dream''.

Prefab fire likely caused by electrical fault

Prefab fire likely caused by electrical fault

The cause of a blaze in a Northern Southland College prefab building yesterday morning is being investigated by fire safety officers, but it is thought it was caused by an electrical fault.

Crews battle blaze at Southland school

Crews battle blaze at Southland school

Fire crews were called to a blaze at Northern Southland College in Lumsden this morning.

Bus driver injured in strong wind

Bus driver injured in strong wind

An NZSki bus driver who was caught by strong winds and thrown under his bus on Saturday afternoon is in a stable condition in Southland Hospital.

Permission sought for 500 more houses

A developer wants the right to build an extra 500 houses at Jacks Point, potentially bumping its project up to 1800 homes.

'Nice to break the hoodoo'

'Nice to break the hoodoo'

Former Highlander Kelvin Middleton, of Queenstown, with (from left) daughter Lulu (7), niece Nina Hamilton (10) and daughter Bella (10) admires the Super Rugby Trophy in Queenstown yesterday.