The head of New Zealand's Rental Vehicle Association is
calling for calm as the issue of tourist drivers reaches
fever pitch in Queenstown.
A proposed change to the historic listing of the Kingston
Flyer under the Queenstown Lakes District Plan could
ultimately see the steam train moved from the district.
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.
Government representatives will discuss critical issues
around staff recruitment and retention with tourism operators
in the Queenstown Lakes District next month.
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.
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.
A commemorative stamp will be issued later this year to mark
the centenary of one of Arrowtown's most photographed
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.
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.
The future of airline navigation will be discussed in
Queenstown next week during Approach15, seeking to expand
performance based navigation (PBN) across the Pacific.
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