Tracey Roxburgh

Lessons from orchestra musicians

Lessons from orchestra musicians

Wakatipu school pupils were treated to workshops with members of the Christchurch Symphony Orchestra last week, when its Outreach and Education programme was held in the Wakatipu basin.

Aurora seeks resource consent to upgrade line

Aurora seeks resource consent to upgrade line

A resource consent hearing will be held in Queenstown next week to determine whether Aurora Energy Ltd should be granted consent to upgrade part of the electricity line near Wanaka.

Chance for young to meet top skiers

Wakatipu youngsters will have a chance to meet some of the world's great ski champions at Coronet Peak tomorrow.

Lake Hayes developer tries again

Lake Hayes developer tries again

"An intricate", complicated and at times contentious development beside Lake Hayes will come under the microscope again next week when four resource consent applications are heard simultaneously in Queenstown.

Snowsports: Retiring not in this skier's vocabulary

Snowsports: Retiring not in this skier's vocabulary

A fortnight from now, one Queenstown man will be testing his mettle against some of the best in the world at Cardrona, when he comes out of retirement to represent New Zealand in the Winter Games skier cross.

Fresh snow attracts hundreds

Fresh snow attracts hundreds

It was being called the greatest day of skiing at the Remarkables this season, with hundreds converging on the field to make the most of the 35cm of fresh powder snow which fell in the 24 hours to yesterday morning.

River-boarding victim's father coming for case

River-boarding victim's father coming for case

The father of an Englishwoman who died in a river-boarding accident on the Kawarau River last year is flying to New Zealand for next week's court hearing into the mishap.

'Ultimate gift' to save life of sister

'Ultimate gift' to save life of sister

An Arrowtown man will give the "ultimate gift" to his sister next month - a life-saving kidney.

Sale of equipment to benefit golfers at Arrowtown

Sale of equipment to benefit golfers at Arrowtown

Keen golfers will be given the chance to buy all sorts of equipment later this month when the Arrowtown Golf Club holds the first Southern Lakes Golf Sale, raising money for Arrowtown Junior Golf.

Travel agency here to stay

Travel agency here to stay

One former Dunedin man has discovered the benefits of small-town living, after swapping Dunedin for Arrowtown and running the town's first travel agency.