Tracey Roxburgh

Laurel Bank: grand scale labour of love

Laurel Bank: grand scale labour of love

Tomorrow marks the second anniversary of the beginning of a DIY mission to rival most others.

Amenities approval sought

The developers behind the Threepwood subdivision will plead their case during a resource consent hearing next week to establish a pavilion, tennis court, petanque court, children's play area, car parking and associated landscaping.

Consent granted for Slopehill Rd business

Consent has been granted by the Overseas Investment Office for Emmatty Properties Nau Mai Ltd to buy "sensitive land" at Slopehill Rd, Queenstown for $1.1 million.

$149,000 needed to complete Gibbston trail

A shortfall of just over $149,000 remains for the Gibbston Community Association to complete the Gibbston River Trail, something it hopes to do this year.

Classic cars drawcard for prostate cancer fundraiser

Classic cars drawcard for prostate cancer fundraiser

Auto enthusiasts will be spoiled for choice at the Rilean Car Show next month, when more than 300 rare vehicles will be on display in Queenstown as part of the Queenstown Auto Extravaganza.

Chance for top golf coaching

Chance for top golf coaching

Up-and-coming golfers in Queenstown will have the chance to learn from one of the world's best coaches in March.

Big crowd expected for funeral

A large crowd of mourners is expected in Queenstown today to farewell Mitchell James Walker (22), whose body was found in the Greenstone Valley on Thursday.

Modern bus turning many heads

Modern bus turning many heads

A glass-ceilinged bus, designed for passengers to see soaring peaks along Milford Rd, has been turning heads in the North Island, following its completion by Palmerston North boutique coach builders Coachwork Central.

Fire protection crucial

Fire protection crucial

Owners of historic buildings have been urged to ensure their premises are fitted with monitored smoke alarms and sprinkler systems following a fire at the Stables Restaurant in Arrowtown on Wednesday night, which has caused "tens of thousands" of dollars in damage.

Residential development submissions sought

People have until February 19 to make a submission on a proposed development at the Crown Terrace - the subdivision of the Royalburn Farm, a 482ha site on either side of the Crown Range Rd, into 20 separate residential lots.