A bumper weekend is on the cards for the Southern Lakes
district with two major events expected to attract about
Queenstown could well become the training venue of choice for
Australian football teams, the high performance coach for
Australia's biggest sporting club says.
Lex Perkins has spent the better part of 75 years doing
things for others.
Private jet passengers injected more than $7 million into the
Queenstown economy last year, with some spending about
$10,000 a day.
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.
Private jets have been turned away or asked to ''drop and
go'' at Queenstown Airport after a temporary terminal hit
capacity only seven months after being built.
It is Cinderella, but not as you know it.
An outdoor concert is planned as part of the upcoming
inaugural New Zealand Rural Games, being held in Queenstown
over Waitangi Weekend.
A search and rescue operation is underway near Queenstown
after a German tourist failed to return a locator beacon by
his "panic date".
Queenstown Lakes Mayor Vanessa van Uden says she is ''very
much'' supportive of information-sharing between rental car
companies in the resort, an initiative she described as a
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