Tracey Roxburgh

Over The Top safety rewarded

Over The Top safety rewarded

Queenstown's Over The Top Helicopter Company has picked up four awards at the Aviation Industry Association conference, recognising it for its gold-standard safety record.

YikeBike grabs worldwide attention

YikeBike grabs worldwide attention

A former Southland man has made headlines in the United Kingdom for inventing a bike like nothing seen before.

Ticketing office for bay

Queenstown Bay is set to get a new ticketing office and water taxi pontoon on the Convelle Wharf, following a Queenstown Lakes District Council community services meeting yesterday.

Weather coming live from fiord

Weather coming live from fiord

TVNZ will celebrate its 40th anniversary this year and today, for the first time, it will attempt a live broadcast from Milford Sound.

Sale of Matakauri Lodge to US billionaire approved

The Overseas Investment Office has approved the purchase of the exclusive Matakauri Lodge, near Queenstown, by American billionaire Julian Robertson.

dDub for Coronet

dDub for Coronet

The slopes will be rocking on Friday when one of the country's favourite live music acts provides a soundtrack for night skiing at Coronet Peak.

Newcomer cider wins silver medal at BrewNZ

Newcomer cider wins silver medal at BrewNZ

Arrowtown's Berriman's Cider has earned a silver medal at the prestigious BrewNZ Awards, just months after its commercial launch.

Plan for cottages recommended

Plan for cottages recommended

Positive effects "significantly" outweigh negative effects for the Arrowtown Trust's proposal to change the use of two of the three historic Buckingham St cottages in Arrowtown, Lakes Environmental planner Wendy Rolls says.

Train's demise deflates townfolk

Train's demise deflates townfolk

"Devastated" That's how the locals in Kingston feel about confirmation the historic Kingston Flyer will not operate this season.

Flyer Facebook supporter numbers growing

"We are growing in size and cannot be ignored forever," was the post former Invercargill woman Margaret Groves left on a site dedicated to saving the Kingston Flyer on Sunday night, as the number of fans reached 85.