Tracey Roxburgh

New Cure Kids chief starts

New Cure Kids chief starts

Experienced business-woman Vicki Lee takes over today as the new chief executive of Cure Kids and will be based in Auckland.

New out look on life for The Willows

New out look on life for The Willows

It took former Brisbane man Ricky Schultz 18 months to decide to uproot his life across the Tasman, come out of retirement, and move to Arrowtown, hoping to breathe new life into a once-troubled business.

Arbor Day tree-planting planned

Arbor Day tree-planting planned

A lunch-time tree-planting ceremony this week would give the Queenstown community to celebrate Arbor Day and World Environment Day, Queenstown Lakes District Council arts and events facilitator Jan Maxwell said.

Winter treatment of area roads under way

Winter treatment of area roads under way

Gritting and winter road treatment was now under way in the Queenstown Lakes District, council roading manager Ian Marshall said.

Asplundh gains QLDC contract

The Queenstown Lakes District Council had approved entering into a contract with Asplundh for building services, QLDC parks manager Gordon Bailey said.

Top entrepreneur award to Chinese

Top entrepreneur award to Chinese

Arrowtown businessman Michael Hill was unsuccessful in his bid for the title of World Entrepreneur of the Year in Monte Carlo, presented at the weekend.

'Adverse' effect on landscape charged

Plans to subdivide more than 100ha at Crown Terrace, overlooking the Wakatipu Basin, will be tested at a resource consent hearing this week.

Alpine Aqualand celebrates successful year

Alpine Aqualand celebrates successful year

Alpine Aqualand reached another milestone last week. Like the day the first sod was turned at the site, and the day the ribbon was cut, signalling the end of 12 years' work by a dedicated few, Thursday night's announcement that 156,355 people used the aquatic centre in its first 12 months was reason to celebrate.

Award to Edgar for support of diabetes research

Award to Edgar for support of diabetes research

Queenstown businessman Eion Edgar has been awarded life membership of Diabetes New Zealand for his support of research into the disease, which he calls "the silent assassin".

Lake Hayes man new airport CEO

Lake Hayes man new airport CEO

Queenstown developer Jim Boult (57) is Christchurch International Airport Ltd's new chief executive but says he has no intention of making the Garden City his permanent home just yet.