Tracey Roxburgh

Think simple to save on energy bills, expert urges

Think simple to save on energy bills, expert urges

Look first at the simple things before opting for new equipment or devices, energy auditor Andy Logue told more than 50 people in Queenstown this week.

Stabilisation affects road access

Urgent repairs at the Moonlight Track, Arthurs Point, means the area will be closed intermittently for up to three weeks.

Snowsports chance for disabled

In a bid to make snowsports accessible to everyone, the Remarkables will host an Adaptive Programme open day on September 5.

Winter Games: Let the Games begin

Winter Games: Let the Games begin

Late this afternoon, Queenstown will take centre stage as the long-awaited inaugural Winter Games NZ officially open.

Kea back at skifield

Kea back at skifield

Snowboarders and skiers are not the only ones enjoying a booming winter season at Coronet Peak, with gangs of youth-like kea now roaming around the skifield.

Skiing: Strong racing expected as Southern Cup skiing opens

One of the country's largest and most competitive annual ski races started at Coronet Peak yesterday when the Intercollegiate Ski Association of Japan presented the Air New Zealand FIS Southern Cup Race Series 2009.

Winter Games: 'Real challenge' in Remarkables slopestyle course

Winter Games: 'Real challenge' in Remarkables slopestyle course

A specially built course at the Remarkables will be used this weekend as Winter Games NZ action gets under way at Queenstown.

Two inquests scheduled

The deaths of a Queenstown tramping guide and a United Kingdom tourist will be subject to inquests before Coroner David Crerar in Queenstown tomorrow.

Salon launches new look in style

Salon launches new look in style

Clients and invited guests were on hand to celebrate the relaunch of the Arrowtown Boutique Hair Company on Saturday and its transformation from "London Underground" to "Boutique Boudoir".

Chef tells how he survived Ramsay

Chef tells how he survived Ramsay

Tracey Roxburgh talks to chef Josh Emett about life, food and Gordon Ramsay.