Queenstown developer Alastair Porter says his company,
Remarkables Park Ltd (RPL), has the money to fund a proposed
conference centre at Frankton, the company believing it to be
the ''optimal site'' and the proposal the one which would
deliver the ''greatest economic value to the district''.
A Queenstown bar with a colourful recent history has been
granted a temporary authority by the Queenstown Lakes
District Licensing Committee under the Sale and Supply of
Alcohol Act, with reduced hours.
Temporary paralysis, daily vomiting, seizures, coughing up
''black stuff'', violent mood swings and insomnia were all
par for the course for those addicted to psychoactive
substances, a former addict says.