Tracey Roxburgh

Golf: Jessica a dedicated follower

Golf: Jessica a dedicated follower

They call golf a good walk spoiled, but Tracey Roxburgh made the most of a stroll at The Hills yesterday. She made a new friend.

International Bugatti enthusiasts on road trip

International Bugatti enthusiasts on road trip

Seventy-five Bugatti enthusiasts are touring New Zealand in style, part of the 2014 New Zealand International Bugatti Rally - the first of its kind in New Zealand in 14 years.

Buckingham St to be 'party central'

Buckingham St to be 'party central'

Arrowtown will roll out the red carpet tonight, celebrating the return of the NZ Golf Open, last held there in 2010, with a massive street party.

Karting, 10-pin, and gym centre gains consent

A karting facility, 10-pin bowling centre and a new gym will be established at Remarkables Park, north of Hawthorne Dr, after resource consent was granted (subject to conditions) on a non-notified basis.

Consent hearing begins for Mitre 10 Mega store

A resource consent hearing began in Queenstown yesterday for the proposed Mitre 10 Mega store at Frankton - despite appeals on the original application, lodged in November 2011, still waiting to be heard by the Court of Appeal.

One dead, 9 injured after van crashes into river

One dead, 9 injured after van crashes into river

A diversion to look at fish turned tragic for a minivan-load of tourists in Southland yesterday afternoon.

Wild Food Challenge celebrates the raw environment

A food challenge ''for the people, by the people'' will be staged in Glenorchy this month, encouraging entrants to whip up a wild food feast, simultaneously promoting understanding, appreciation and sustainability of the environment.

Rugby: Last year a learning experience

Rugby: Last year a learning experience

Aaron Smith has learnt a lot in the past year.

Billeting fine way to know the team

Billeting fine way to know the team

The Highlanders got a taste of home life in the Wakatipu last night when they were billeted by junior rugby players in Queenstown and Arrowtown.

Delicate balancing act over licensing

Delicate balancing act over licensing

It is a fine line creating a festive, fun atmosphere in a tourist town such as Queenstown, but also one that is safe and encourages personal responsibility. In the third part of our series Booze Control: Stop and Think, Queenstown reporter Tracey Roxburgh talks to a Queenstown Lakes District Council staff member about how they try to find this balance.