Tracey Roxburgh

River-boarding victim's father coming for case

River-boarding victim's father coming for case

The father of an Englishwoman who died in a river-boarding accident on the Kawarau River last year is flying to New Zealand for next week's court hearing into the mishap.

'Ultimate gift' to save life of sister

'Ultimate gift' to save life of sister

An Arrowtown man will give the "ultimate gift" to his sister next month - a life-saving kidney.

Travel agency here to stay

Travel agency here to stay

One former Dunedin man has discovered the benefits of small-town living, after swapping Dunedin for Arrowtown and running the town's first travel agency.

Sale of equipment to benefit golfers at Arrowtown

Sale of equipment to benefit golfers at Arrowtown

Keen golfers will be given the chance to buy all sorts of equipment later this month when the Arrowtown Golf Club holds the first Southern Lakes Golf Sale, raising money for Arrowtown Junior Golf.

US snowboarders complete diversion

Two United States snowboarders - one of whom is believed to be a former Winter Olympics medallist - who were charged with possession of cannabis in Wanaka have completed diversion.

Woman charged after spectacular crash

The 20-year-old Arrowtown woman involved in a spectacular car crash in Arrowtown last month is likely to appear in the Queenstown District Court in September.

Marine Parade upgrade controversial

Marine Parade upgrade controversial

Some central Queenstown businesses are against an upgrade of Marine Parade because it will take away four car parking spaces.

Strong interest expected in lodge

Strong interest expected in lodge

Stormcat Lodge, at Arthurs Point, is expected to attract wide interest from a variety of buyers.

Environmental award for hotel

Millenium Hotel Queenstown is the first hotel in the resort to receive an Enviro Gold Qualmark endorsement.

Work needed to stabilise Moonlight Track area

While the "immediate" risk has passed at the Moonlight Track, near Queenstown, a permanent solution is being investigated to stabilise an area which, in heavy rain, could wipe out two houses.