Tracey Roxburgh

Resort floats car parking idea

Resort floats car parking idea

The Queenstown Lakes District Council may have come up with an innovative $80 million solution to the town's increasing parking issues.

Hopes high for preschool

An Arrowtown mother spearheading a drive to get $700,000 funding from the Ministry of Education for a new preschool said she was hopeful this time the proposal would be successful.

Inquest this month into tourist's death

Inquest this month into tourist's death

The inquest into the death of Israeli tourist Liat Okin (35), who was found dead on the Routeburn Track on May 16 last year, will be held in Queenstown on April 29.

Whitebaiting snap captures judges' imaginations

Whitebaiting snap captures judges' imaginations

This picture won the recreational category of the 2009 Ministry of Fisheries photography competition.

Architect wins award for starter home

A Queenstown architect last night won part of a Department of Building and Housing competition for his design of a starter home.

Pledge rewarded

Households and workplaces which pledge to reduce their electricity demand at home will be able to pick up free energy-saving light bulbs from the Queenstown Lakes District Council.

Blasting work finished at Nevis

Blasting work at the Nevis Bluff, between Queenstown and Cromwell on State Highway 6, was complete, the New Zealand Transport Agency (NZTA) advised yesterday.

Easter family fun at Skyline

The beginning of the Easter school holidays will be marked this weekend in Queenstown at the Skyline Easter Family Fun Day.

Queenstown Hotel Council calling for a focused approach

Queenstown hotels needed to focus on adding value and effectively managing costs to remain competitive as demand softened over the coming months, New Zealand Hotel Council chairwoman Jennie Langley said yesterday.

Arrowtown club farewells stalwart

The Arrowtown Rugby Club paid a final tribute to Ewan Edgerton on Saturday night by downing a shot of whisky in honour of the club stalwart, who died on March 16, aged 57.