Tracey Roxburgh

'Cult hit' novel draws on Queenstown after dark

'Cult hit' novel draws on Queenstown after dark

A former Queenstown barman is shedding light on what goes on after dark in the resort in a novel, released last month.

Has Frankton's David become Goliath?

Has Frankton's David become Goliath? In recent years much of the development in the Wakatipu has taken place in Frankton. Queenstown reporter Tracey Roxburgh looks at the impact on the heart and soul of the Wakatipu - the Queenstown CBD.

Heart's health needs care

Heart's health needs care

How can Queenstown's CBD be preserved so it remains the resort's heart?

Six schools voicing bus plan concerns

Six schools voicing bus plan concerns

Six Wakatipu schools have joined forces to voice their concerns over the Ministry of Education's proposed changes to school bus services in the area.

'Lovable, kind man' recalled

'Lovable, kind man' recalled

Queenstown-based actor Sam Neill says he is ''stricken'' at hearing of the sudden death of fellow actor Robin Williams (63).

Cafe takes off at airport

Cafe takes off at airport

Television weatherman Jim Hickey reckons it will take ''a lot of coffees'' to make an investment worth ''a bit north of $1 million'' at Queenstown Airport pay off.

Holocaust survivors' stories focus of museum exhibition

Holocaust survivors' stories focus of museum exhibition

Haunting stories from survivors of the Holocaust will be told in an exhibition which opens at the Lakes District Museum in Arrowtown tonight.

Safe driving tag trial launched

Safe driving tag trial launched

The first of 20,000 steering wheel tags, to reinforce key road safety messages to tourist drivers visiting New Zealand, was fitted in Queenstown yesterday to launch a two-month trial.

NZTA supports unsafe driver rental blacklist

The New Zealand Transport Agency supports a blacklist for unsafe tourist drivers and believes there is a way to implement it without breaching the Privacy Act.

Privacy Act requirements may halt blacklist plan

Privacy Act requirements may halt blacklist plan

Plans to blacklist unsafe tourist drivers could be stymied by the Privacy Act, preventing rental car companies from sharing information about travellers deemed unfit to drive on New Zealand roads.