Tracey Roxburgh

Women to speak

A world-renowned fashion designer, a singer-songwriter, an author and a government minister are among the eight women who will speak at a women's conference in Queenstown next month.

Fools taken for a ride on the lake

Fools taken for a ride on the lake

The Queenstown Lakes District Council and Real Journeys joined in the April Fool's Day fun yesterday.

Council in $7m leaky building dispute

Council in $7m leaky building dispute

The Queenstown Lakes District Council has been caught up in a $7 million leaky building claim, which could hit ratepayers in the pocket again, $3.6 million having already been paid out in 2013.

Queenstown’s poverty, homelessness highlighted

Queenstown’s poverty, homelessness highlighted

Beneath the ‘‘veneer'' of Queenstown's moneyed label was a different reality for many, including homelessness, attendees at a poverty workshop in the town heard yesterday.

Noise control called as party heard 2km away

A 50th birthday party at Kelvin Heights on Sunday night was shut down after multiple complaints about the noise were fielded from residents as far away as Fernhill.

Bollards make way for street light changes

Bollards make way for street light changes

Eight bollards have been removed from a bus stop in Queenstown's CBD about three years after they were installed.

Dead heat in 'quick' bike race

Dead heat in 'quick' bike race

An Englishman and a Southlander claimed joint first place in Saturday's annual Tour de Wakatipu, with a dead heat at the finish line.

Mountain biking: Oceania title to Columb

Mountain biking: Oceania title to Columb

Queenstown gravity rider Alanna Columb made it two from two at the Queenstown Bike Park at the weekend, winning the Oceania Mountain Bike Championships downhill title on Saturday.

Airport forecast growth exciting; infrastructure critical: QAC

The Queenstown Airport Corporation says while predicted growth figures are "pretty exciting'', ensuring adequate infrastructure across the district to support it is critical.

Change of course for Tour de Wakatipu

Organisers are considering whether this year will be the last for the Tour de Wakatipu, being held today, with changes to land use on the south side of the Kawarau River affecting access during the event's traditional Easter timing.