Tracey Roxburgh

Cenotaph expected to be ready for Anzac Day

Cenotaph expected to be ready for Anzac Day

After two years of planning and fundraising, Arrowtown's 92-year-old cenotaph has been restored in time to mark the 100th anniversary of the Gallipoli landings.

$16,000 paid over fire

$16,000 paid over fire

Queenstown's council has been paid more than $16,000 by the National Rural Fire Authority, relating to the cost of fighting a fire at Cecil Peak a year ago.

Seeking to introduce sport of polo to resort

Apolo club has been mooted for land near Queenstown, subject to resource consent and Overseas Investment Office approval.

Jetstar boosts flights

Jetstar yesterday announced a 26% increase in its transtasman services to Queenstown this winter, equating to an increase of up to 33 flights a week.

Surprise ceremony for trail kingpin

Surprise ceremony for trail kingpin

Susan Stevens thought she was meeting people from Byron Bay to help them establish a rail trail.

Magic Memories snaps up four business awards

A Queenstown-based based company launched 20 years ago was last night named the winner of the 2015 New Zealand International Business Awards.

Rental company serious about safety

Rental company serious about safety

Incidents involving international drivers this summer have left some asking what rental car companies are doing to make sure the people they hire cars to drive safe. To find out, Tracey Roxburgh went behind the scenes of a Queenstown company that is going the extra mile.

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.