Two Queenstown Lakes events are finalists in the New Zealand
Association of Event Professional Awards, to be announced in
Wellington on July 22.
More than $136,000 of Government funding has been granted to
help fix four Otago trails damaged by bad weather.
The Department of Conservation says ''nature is in charge''
when it comes to carving a new track through the Dart Valley
- which will probably remain closed until next year.
A Queenstown housing trust says it will not face further tax
obligations after the Government announced plans to introduce
new tax legislation, giving certainty to community housing
Almost half a million dollars in funding has been allocated
to 23 major events by the Queenstown Lakes District Council.
More changes to the labour market test process for employers
in the Queenstown Lakes District were announced last night,
and will come into effect tomorrow.
The Queenstown Lakes District Council appears to be ignoring
advice from a senior manager and consultants, recommending
the Arrowtown's community hall not be strengthened to advised
Nine years after investigations began to establish a
community sports facility in Arrowtown, the trust tasked with
turning the dream into reality has cleared its biggest ''high
Police say they are frustrated at the behaviour of
Queenstown's winter revellers after almost 30 incidents, most
involving alcohol, at the weekend.
Hypothermia and gravel burn went hand in hand in Queenstown
yesterday during the winter festival's annual Day on the Bay,
where the bravest put their bodies - and dignity - on the
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