Tracey Roxburgh

Magpies come to train

A second Aussie rules team is due to arrive in Queenstown later this month for a training camp which will be ''as much about the head as it is the body''.

Industrial site still on market

Industrial site still on market

An industrial site near central Queenstown, with consent for an urban-industrial business precinct, is still on the market.

Business expands into second historic cottage

Business expands into second historic cottage

If only the walls in Stevenson's Cottage could talk.

Blood relatives can't wait to give

Blood relatives can't wait to give

Queenstown's Mike McLeod was lying gravely ill in hospital in 1997 as surgeons tried to find out why blood kept pouring from his body. As Tracey Roxburgh reports, his daughter Micaela was a baby at the time but now she's old enough to give blood.

Fuel stop approved for town

Fuel stop approved for town

Arrowtown will soon be pumping.

Bigger marathon

The field for this year's Queenstown International Marathon will be increased, but the final number of competitors has yet to be confirmed.

'Strong action' on bad dogs pledged

'Strong action' on bad dogs pledged

The Queenstown Lakes District Council says it will not hesitate to take ''strong action'' to protect residents, pets and livestock attacked by dogs.

Historic cottage on market

Historic cottage on market

After 11 years, Arrowtown couple Hilary and Graeme Finnie have decided it's time for a new owner to enjoy one of the village's most historic properties.

As a society, 'we've got to stand up to that stuff'

As a society, 'we've got to stand up to that stuff'

While it may be impossible to stop terrorism, Otago Daily Times cartoonist Garrick Tremain says as a society ''we've got to stand up to that stuff''.

100th show to be 'biggest of all time'

100th show to be 'biggest of all time'

In April 1871, a big crowd converged on the Frankton Flat for the inaugural Wakatip (sic) Agricultural and Pastoral Show. Tracey Roxburgh revisits the country showpiece's history on the eve of the 100th A & P Show.