Tracey Roxburgh

QLDC moves to fix consent problems

QLDC moves to fix consent problems

The Queenstown Lakes District Council says it is moving "swiftly" to fix 10 deficiencies identified by International Accreditation New Zealand during its latest audit of how the council fulfils its building consent functions.

Journalist lands Airbus at night - virtually

Journalist lands Airbus at night - virtually Queenstown journalist Tracey Roxburgh finds out what it's like to land a plane in the dark.

Lights make crossing harder

Lights make crossing harder

A Queenstown man says the town's first set of traffic lights has made it difficult for him to cross the street independently.

Totally local

Totally local

Fiona Stephenson (left), as Lily St Regis, with Justin Abbiss ("Rooster'' Hannigan) and Tiffany Mitchell (Miss Hannigan) in Showbiz Queenstown's production of Annie, which opens in the resort on Thursday night.

Polo: Polo introduction hairy scary lesson

Polo: Polo introduction hairy scary lesson

I've just been hoisted on to the back of a horse, the name of which I don't know.

Polo matches expected within year

Polo matches expected within year

In about 12 months Jonathan Gabler hopes to host the first of many polo matches in Wakatipu, a sport he is confident will enhance the area's tourism scene.

Middleweight win in Aussie strongman contest

Middleweight win in Aussie strongman contest

Arrowtown woman Anna Thompson is going from strength to strength, taking the women's middleweight title in the Strong Melbourne Strongman Challenge at the weekend.

Public’s queries not dealt with: van Uden

Queenstown Lakes Mayor Vanessa van Uden says the council has to do ‘‘a better job'' at giving residents information around parking changes in central Queenstown.

Proving flight a success; night services imminent (+ video)

Proving flight a success; night services imminent (+ video)

Queenstown's first commercial evening flight is scheduled to land this month, after Air New Zealand's first ‘‘proving flight'' was hailed a success.

Living test of future technique

Living test of future technique

An ordinary looking building site in Glenorchy is, in fact, the beginning of something quite extraordinary. Tracey Roxburgh reports.