Tracey Roxburgh

Police believe dead man fell from roof

Police believe dead man fell from roof

Mystery surrounds the death of a young English backpacker who, police believe, fell about 10m to his death from a building in the heart of Queenstown early yesterday.

Resort college sponsor for games' final event

Queenstown Resort College is the naming sponsor of the inaugural Winter Games NZ grand finale, the Big Air.

Delta deal 'consolidates' 50 jobs

A long-term partnership between Delta Utility Services and Jacks Point Ltd has "consolidated" up to 50 jobs in Queenstown, the company says.

Expectations high for super snow season

Expectations high for super snow season

The 2009 snow season may turn out to be one of the best, if its early beginnings are anything to go by.

Bid to improve safety at Kelvin Heights turn-off

The New Zealand Transport Agency wants to make the turn-off to Kelvin Heights, off State Highway 6, safer.

New Cure Kids chief starts

New Cure Kids chief starts

Experienced business-woman Vicki Lee takes over today as the new chief executive of Cure Kids and will be based in Auckland.

Winter treatment of area roads under way

Winter treatment of area roads under way

Gritting and winter road treatment was now under way in the Queenstown Lakes District, council roading manager Ian Marshall said.

New out look on life for The Willows

New out look on life for The Willows

It took former Brisbane man Ricky Schultz 18 months to decide to uproot his life across the Tasman, come out of retirement, and move to Arrowtown, hoping to breathe new life into a once-troubled business.

Asplundh gains QLDC contract

The Queenstown Lakes District Council had approved entering into a contract with Asplundh for building services, QLDC parks manager Gordon Bailey said.

Arbor Day tree-planting planned

Arbor Day tree-planting planned

A lunch-time tree-planting ceremony this week would give the Queenstown community to celebrate Arbor Day and World Environment Day, Queenstown Lakes District Council arts and events facilitator Jan Maxwell said.