Private jet passengers injected more than $7 million into the
Queenstown economy last year, with some spending about
$10,000 a day.
roading project costing millions of dollars and designed to
alleviate congestion and improve safety near Queenstown has
begun and is expected to be largely completed by winter.
Private jets have been turned away or asked to ''drop and
go'' at Queenstown Airport after a temporary terminal hit
capacity only seven months after being built.
It is Cinderella, but not as you know it.
An outdoor concert is planned as part of the upcoming
inaugural New Zealand Rural Games, being held in Queenstown
over Waitangi Weekend.
A search and rescue operation is underway near Queenstown
after a German tourist failed to return a locator beacon by
his "panic date".
Queenstown Lakes Mayor Vanessa van Uden says she is ''very
much'' supportive of information-sharing between rental car
companies in the resort, an initiative she described as a
Dangerous tourist drivers whose rental vehicle contracts have
been cancelled will be blacklisted in a Queenstown trial to
prevent them from getting back behind the wheel.
Queenstown police abandoned a pursuit in the resort this
morning when a vehicle they attempted to stop reached speeds
of 140kmh along Frankton Rd.
A 34-year-old Chinese man who crossed the centre line several
times has been charged with dangerous driving and is expected
to appear in the Queenstown District Court on Monday.
cars for sale
Submit your news & photos - Login or
Opinion? Have your say - Login or Register
event or notice
Add a photo
Make ODT my
Otago Daily Times print and digital edition, The
Star - Dunedin, The News - Central Otago, The
Ensign - Gore, Southland Express -
Invercargill, The Courier - Timaru, Queenstown Times - Queenstown, Mountain Scene -
Queenstown, Extra! schools
Times South Canterbury