Tracey Roxburgh

Family home revisited

Family home revisited

Two former Arrowtown residents took a walk down memory lane last week, one staying in their family home for the first time in more than 70 years.

Fast-tracked safety steps 'no silver bullet'

Fast-tracked safety steps 'no silver bullet'

The day 5-year-old Ruby Jay Marris was buried in Oamaru, the Government announced it will fast-track measures targeting visiting drivers.

Tourist driving measures fast-tracked

The Visiting Drivers Signature Project has been extended to include the West Coast and several roading initiatives have been fast-tracked, to be completed by July 1.

Standing for ward

Standing for ward

Arrowtown businessman Scott Stevens is contesting the Arrowtown by-election, triggering an election race.

View Flyer best broken up, sold

A sales agent who spent two years trying to find a buyer for the Kingston Flyer says it is in the ''best interests'' of the train for it to be broken up and sold.

Profits taking off inline with expansion

Queenstown Airport posted a $4.7 million profit for the second half of last year, despite expenses increasing by 13% to $3.8 million, the council was told on ThursdayThe half-year report to shareholders showed net profit was up 23% on the six months ending December 31, 2013.

First nominee for by-election

First nominee for by-election

The first nomination has been received for the Arrowtown ward seat on the Queenstown Lakes District Council.

Aero club pleads for its future

If the Queenstown Airport Corporation does not renew a lease for the Wakatipu Aero Club this year, the 45-year-old club will be forced to close.

Petrol station accord

An 11th-hour appeal against a petrol station for Arrowtown has been withdrawn, clearing the way for work to start at the site.

Resident calls for action on driving

Resident calls for action on driving

A Queenstown woman made an impassioned plea to the Queenstown Lakes District Council yesterday to do all it could to address dangerous driving in the district.