Entrepreneur Michael Hill has broken his silence on the
resource consent application approved by independent
commissioners John Matthews and Andrew Henderson to construct
17 dwellings around his 18-hole championship golf course.
The death of Kingston
motorcyclist Peter Thomas Lockett last year was "another
example of a combination of excess alcohol consumption and an
inexperienced rider travelling at a speed too fast for the
conditions", coroner David Crerar has found.
Queenstown Airport Corporation "may" spend $100,000 annually
over 15 years bringing about 80 homes in the Frankton area up
to appropriate levels of acoustic insulation, its chief
executive, Steve Sanderson, said yesterday.
The Queenstown Airport Corporation is confident its
noise-boundary plan change, lodged yesterday with the
Queenstown Lakes District Council, will be approved, after it
carried out extensive consultation in the past year.
Blanket Bay executive chef Mark Sycamore's quest to be
counted among the world's great chefs looks to be on target
after completing a week-long residency as guest chef at the
prestigious Hong Kong Golf and Country Club.