Tracey Roxburgh

Women decorating church as fundraiser

Women decorating church as fundraiser

In the past 140 years, many thousands of people have entered the historic St Paul's Anglican Church in Arrowtown and now its foyer floor is beginning to feel the effects.

$10,000 gift boosts haven

About $10,000 in vouchers has been donated to the Haven Trust to kick-start its fundraising to establish a business and home in Queenstown for families escaping from domestic violence.

School road patrollers thanked

Thirty-seven road safety patrollers from Arrowtown and Queenstown Primary Schools were presented with certificates of appreciation by Queenstown Lakes Mayor Vanessa van Uden and Arrowtown community Senior Constable Beth Fookes, at a sponsored lunch from Hell's Pizza on Friday.

Aiming to provide a safe haven

Aiming to provide a safe haven

A nationwide gold coin appeal will be launched in Queenstown tomorrow night, aiming to raise enough money to establish Haven Trust's first self-sustaining business to support families leaving situations of domestic violence.

NZ Open one of a kind

NZ Open one of a kind

Sir Michael Hill has never been one to follow the herd and he is not about to start now.

Policewoman under investigation

Policewoman under investigation

A criminal investigation is under way following allegations a Queenstown policewoman assaulted a Queenstown taxi driver earlier this month.

Bold aims for marathon organisers

Bold aims for marathon organisers

In just under 12 months' time the inaugural Queenstown International Marathon will be run, a ''flat out beautiful'' event organisers hope will stimulate the economy, attract international visitors and, ultimately, become a must-do scenic marathon.

Rezoning hearing comes to sudden halt

Rezoning hearing comes to sudden halt

A last-minute submission on behalf of four companies alleging a developer did not own land it sought to rezone, brought a scheduled four-day resource consent hearing to a premature close in Queenstown yesterday.

Traditional Asian with a twist

Traditional Asian with a twist

Business partners Josh Emett and Fleur Caulton waited two years to find the perfect premises for their latest venture.

Wishing Trees pop up around district

Wishing Trees pop up around district

The Hoamz Queenstown team pictured with one of seven Wishing Trees which have been set up around the Wakatipu ahead of the 2013 Shotover Jet Christmas Cracker concert on December 14.