Tracey Roxburgh

Tourist levy bid backed

Tourist levy bid backed

Plans to petition the Government to consider a much-discussed visitor levy in Queenstown are gathering steam, Queenstown Lakes District Council chief executive Adam Feeley said.

Karate championships hailed success

Karate championships hailed success

Queenstown may become the new home for the Otago Southland Karate Championships, after a successful first event on Sunday.

Way cleared for camping ground

Way cleared for camping ground

Construction on the multimillion-dollar Camp Glenorchy will begin next week.

Camping ground objector reaches agreement

Glenorchy controversial camping ground looks set to proceed following the resolution of an appeal in the Environment Court at Queenstown yesterday.

Big team effort and the Countdown is on

Big team effort and the Countdown is on

More than 20 years after the original consent application for the Five Mile development was lodged, the first businesses are set to open this week.

Dixon's Supreme Court appeal fails

Dixon's Supreme Court appeal fails

Former Queenstown bouncer Jonathan Dixon has been before the courts longer than the All Blacks have held the Webb Ellis Cup for the second time.

Airport arrival numbers up

Airport arrival numbers up

Australian and Chinese visitors were two of the driving factors behind increased passenger numbers at Queenstown Airport during September.

Grass is green at Graze

Grass is green at Graze

What began as a bright idea over a few beers has quickly turned into a successful business, providing one Wakatipu community with ''heart''.

Five Mile retail centre taking shape

Five Mile retail centre taking shape

On Thursday, Countdown is due to finally open its Queenstown doors at the Five Mile retail centre.

Bonuses in the garden for early birds

Bonuses in the garden for early birds

A rare opportunity to see one of Queenstown's hidden gems is on offer for early ticket buyers for the annual Wakatipu Plunket Garden Tour.