Tracey Roxburgh

Wing came off glider - report

Wing came off glider - report

A wing came off a glider that crashed in Namibia, killing two Queenstown men, according to a South African news report.

Renowned businessmen and entrepreneurs

While gliding was their passion, Bill Walker and David Speight were renowned businessmen and entrepreneurs.

Nose job a success; name needed now

Nose job a success; name needed now

A Queenstown kiwi chick that underwent corrective surgery using new technology has returned to the resort ''fighting fit''.

Medical supplies arrive

Medical supplies arrive

Residents in Chitlang, a rural area of Nepal about 27km from Kathmandu, are benefiting from medical supplies and other items given by southern residents of New Zealand.

Dog bylaw, policy approved

An increasing number of dog attacks on people and roaming dogs has been reflected in the Queenstown Lakes District Council's dog control bylaw and dog control policy. The council yesterday approved both the bylaw and policy, which clearly outlines where dogs are to be kept on leashes.

$275k water meter trial approved

$275k water meter trial approved

A public awareness campaign to change Queenstown Lakes district ratepayers' attitude to water use would be a ''forever issue'', the council was told yesterday.

Visitor levy mooted as fundraiser

Visitor levy mooted as fundraiser

A bed tax is back on the agenda for Queenstown, driven by the resort's Chamber of Commerce.

Motorcyclist dead following crash near Kingston

Motorcyclist dead following crash near Kingston

One motorcyclist has died this afternoon after a crash involving a van and another motorcyclist on State Highway 6 between Queenstown and Kingston

Employers in breach of law

Employers in breach of law

Action has been taken against 15 Queenstown businesses - most in the food and beverage sector - found to be in breach of employment and immigration laws.

Info mounting on gun-toting vandals

Info mounting on gun-toting vandals

The net is tightening on gun-toting vandals who extensively damaged a public hut in the Mavora Lakes over Labour Weekend.