Tracey Roxburgh

Farmers urged to minimise fire risk

Farmers urged to minimise fire risk

Farmers are being urged to mitigate the risk of fire on their properties, with dry conditions resulting in daily fire callouts in the Otago Rural region.

11th-hour appeal against fuel stop

Arrowtown's proposed petrol station is headed to the Environment Court following an 11th-hour appeal.

Australian rules: Collingwood open-minded

Australian rules: Collingwood open-minded

A heavyweight team in the Australian Football League (AFL) has not ruled out playing an exhibition match in the South Island.

Found bones not human

Found bones not human

Tests carried out at the University of Otago confirmed bones found in Kingston late last week were those of an animal.

Bones found in Kingston probably animal's

Bones discovered in Kingston last night were likely to have belonged to an animal, Queenstown police say.

Busy weekend in resort with music, wine, golf

A bumper weekend is on the cards for the Southern Lakes district with two major events expected to attract about 30,000 people.

Australian football: Queenstown gets seal of approval

Australian football: Queenstown gets seal of approval

Queenstown could well become the training venue of choice for Australian football teams, the high performance coach for Australia's biggest sporting club says.

Highway calls for veteran councillor

Highway calls for veteran councillor

Lex Perkins has spent the better part of 75 years doing things for others.

Jet set a $7m plus for resort

Jet set a $7m plus for resort

Private jet passengers injected more than $7 million into the Queenstown economy last year, with some spending about $10,000 a day.

Glenda Dr work by winter

Glenda Dr work by winter

A 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.