Tracey Roxburgh

From 'fat' woman to catwalk

From 'fat' woman to catwalk

Twelve months ago Alison Beaumont looked in the mirror and asked herself a question which would change her life.

College 'responds to industry'

Today 49 students will graduate from the Queenstown Resort College.

Sacked hotel manager to be paid $10,000

The Oaks Hotels and Resorts NZ Ltd has been ordered to pay a former Queenstown employee $10,000 in lost wages and compensation for unjustified dismissal in 2008.

Challenge calls for bold women

Challenge calls for bold women

Some have completed Wanaka Challenge, or conquered the Lake Hayes Women's Triathlon, some have quit their jobs and travelled overseas.

In rarefield company

In rarefield company

Queenstown's Taylor Rapley had two podium finishes in the United States at the weekend, finishing second in the slalom and third in the GS at FIS races in Eldora, Colorado.

11,000 affected by cut

About 11,000 customers in the Wakatipu basin were left without power for just over an hour yesterday morning after a fault in a Transpower line.

Cold, dark start to day

Cold, dark start to day

Electricity cut between Gibbston and Glenorchy:

Some people woke to a cold shower and others had to wait until 10am for a caffeine fix yesterday when power was cut just after 8.30am to about 11,000 customers between Gibbston and Glenorchy.

Newspaper stand proposal may be amended in by law

A controversial proposed control regarding newspaper stands was deleted from a draft Queenstown Lakes District Council bylaw yesterday, but an amended provision may yet be included.

A mighty oak from a little acorn

A mighty oak from a little acorn

On March 11, 1985, the Queenstown Promotion Bureau registered as an incorporated society, employing one person with voluntary membership and no funding.

Firm fully accredited in world first

Queenstown business MedRecruit, a recruitment agency for doctors, has become the first company in the world to be accredited as a "Healthy Thinking" organisation by New Zealand's Healthy Thinking Institute.