Tracey Roxburgh

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.

Organisers of Winter Games looking for 300 volunteers

Anyone wanting to volunteer for the inaugural Winter Games NZ, to be held across the Lakes District, Central Otago and Dunedin in August, is invited to an information night in Queenstown next month.

Troxy goes to Boot Camp: the results

Troxy goes to Boot Camp: the results

You have laughed, snorted, empathised, sympathised and more than once wondered if Otago Daily Times and Queenstown Times bureau chief Tracey Roxburgh (Troxy) has lost her marbles in the past seven weeks. And now, the moment you have all been waiting for . . . Troxy has finished boot camp - and in her last column detailing her experiences, you get to find out whether it was worth it.

Five Mile `hurdles' remain

Five Mile `hurdles' remain

Developer Alastair Porter, owner of Remarkables Park Ltd and Shotover Park Ltd, says any new owner of the Five Mile site at Frankton needs to be aware of "planning and roading hurdles" yet to be overcome at the site.

Small fan gets to meet Ice Blacks

Small fan gets to meet Ice Blacks

Queenstown Primary School pupil Reuben Thompson got to meet some of his ice hockey heroes yesterday.

10,000 images of early Lakes history

10,000 images of early Lakes history

Over the coming weeks, Queenstown Times readers will see some of the 10,000 historical images held at the Lakes District Museum in Arrowtown.

Earth Hour call for urgent action

Earth Hour call for urgent action

A candle-lit atmosphere will greet guests and staff at Crowne Plaza Queenstown between 8.30pm and 9.30pm tomorrow - but the mood lighting is not planned as a romantic gesture.

Olympic bigwigs in Queenstown

Olympic bigwigs in Queenstown

Queenstown will host 160 of the most powerful people in Olympic sports - including former Olympic athletes - next week, when the Oceania National Olympic Committee (ONOC) holds its annual meeting in the resort.

Child-care centre unopposed

Child-care centre unopposed

A resource consent hearing will be held next week regarding a proposed child-care centre and residential apartments at 7 Henry St.

Council wants feed back on car park plan

Council wants feed back on car park plan

The Queenstown Lakes District Council (QLDC) is seeking public feedback on work proposed for an informal parking area in the Queenstown Gardens, near the Queenstown Bowling Club.