Tracey Roxburgh

Cure Kids golf open on again

Following the outstanding success of a golf tournament at The Hills last year, which raised $40,000 for research into children's life-threatening illnesses, The Hills Cure Kids Open will become a permanent fixture on the Queenstown golfing calendar.

Students gaining rare NZ diploma

Students gaining rare NZ diploma

Tomorrow, the second graduation for the Queenstown Resort College will be held, and 17 students will each receive a Diploma in Adventure Tourism Management, the only qualification of its kind in New Zealand.

Gibbston Twister shows a fleeting artistic bent

Gibbston Twister shows a fleeting artistic bent

A freak twister or "willy waugh" conjured up a figure reminiscent of a Salvador Dali painting on Tuesday at Gibbston's Hawkshead Vineyard.

Troxy goes to Boot Camp: Week Four

Troxy goes to Boot Camp: Week Four

Saturday, March 7

Early: Wake with extraordinarily sore tail bone. Appears I jinxed myself by saying it can't get worse. It can and it did.

Street party full of thrills, ring the tills

Street party full of thrills, ring the tills

While the sun may have been shining on The Hills at the weekend, it was clearly Arrowtown's moment in the sun.

Kayakers' actions 'stupidity'

"Just another case of absolute stupidity" was how Queenstown Lakes District Council harbourmaster Marty Black described the actions of two Queenstown men who got into trouble while kayaking on Lake Wakatipu yesterday morning.

Leaf sculpture fits in on 15th

Leaf sculpture fits in on 15th

The Hills is already known for the innovative artwork dotted around the course, but spectators at the 15th last week were also being amazed by a wind sculpture by Auckland sculptor Grant Williams.

Another step on the trail

Another step on the trail

The Gibbston Community Association is one step closer to completing the Gibbston River Trail this year, after Henry van Asch confirmed his easement for the Bungy section of the trail, association chairwoman Susan Steven said.

Gourmet goodies for the golf

Gourmet goodies for the golf

Catering for the masses. It's a daunting thought.

Peak reservoir work going well

Peak reservoir work going well

An 89 million litre reservoir at Coronet Peak would "significantly improve" the ski area's ability to produce more snow, Ski Area manager Hamish McCrostie said.