Tracey Roxburgh

Marathon entries pleasing

Organisers of the inaugural Queenstown International Marathon are thrilled with the response to the event, which has received more than 150 entries in the first few weeks they have been open.

Summer in Queenstown

Summer in Queenstown

Temperatures in the Wakatipu plummeted last week as mountain ranges around the area received a dusting of summer snow.

Doc works to connect track

 Doc works to connect track

Three Department of Conservation staff spent much of yesterday attempting to establish a ''new line'' of track from Dredge Flat to just past Sandy Bluff on the Rees-Dart circuit after a massive landslip made the section impassable.

Lake turquoise like Tekapo

Lake turquoise like Tekapo

The massive landslip in the Dart Valley has changed the colour of Lake Wakatipu - temporarily, at least.

Longest-serving mayor honoured

Longest-serving mayor honoured

Former Southland mayor Frana Cardno is ''honoured'' to be recognised for her work in the district she represented for 21 years.

Police hope good behaviour keeps up

Queenstown police, heartened by the behaviour of holiday-makers in the resort, both on the roads and in the CBD after dark, urge people to continue behaving responsibly and looking after their friends.

'Bullring' a place for teen spirit

'Bullring' a place for teen spirit

The ''bullring'' is back.

Fit for purpose

Fit for purpose

Connor Bland and Graham Nelson push their bikes in the transition area during the the 20th Lake Hayes Christmas Triathlon and Duathlon yesterday.

Warning to water users

Warning to water users

Patrols will be out in force in Queenstown and Wanaka during the busy summer period, ensuring recreational lake users are adhering to the rules.

Woman 'assaulted' after helping stranger

Woman 'assaulted' after helping stranger

A Queenstown woman says she was choked and attempts were made to gouge her eyes while driving a young Englishwoman she had picked up moments earlier on Christmas Day.