Tracey Roxburgh

Lawyers prepare cases over town centre zone

Lawyers prepare cases over town centre zone

In an "unusual'' situation, lawyers are preparing to do battle in two separate courts, arguing over different aspects of the Queenstown Lakes District Council's Plan Change 50, which seeks to extend the Queenstown town centre zone.

Sportsground proposed

A sports field could be on the way for Queenstown's Shotover Country development.

Permanent name for eastern access road on agenda

The Queenstown Lakes District Council will this week be asked to confirm the eastern access road (EAR) be permanently renamed Hawthorne Dr - a name ruled out by the council four months ago.

Wakatipu High pupils to speak on sacrifice in war

Senior Wakatipu High School pupils will this week pay tribute to sacrifices made by New Zealanders during World War 1.

Calls for Queenstown to have scanner

A Queenstown developer says it is time for the Southern District Health Board to deliver on a promise it made more than three years ago and progress a CT scanner for Queenstown.

Blessing for 'bold, adventurous' bird

Blessing for 'bold, adventurous' bird

Kiwi Birdlife Park's newest resident, Hakurangi - formerly named Mr McMurdo - was named and blessed by Willie Solomon this morning.

Super Rugby preseason clash in resort

Rugby fans from across Central Otago will get to see two titans of the Super Rugby competition do battle this week in the final preseason game before the 2016 tournament begins.

Two trail founders honoured

Two trail founders honoured

Two Queenstown men have been honoured for their part in establishing the Queenstown Trail, and coves on the Kelvin Peninsula Loop now bear their names.

CT scanner could have improved trauma treatment

A Queenstown doctor believes if a CT scanner had been in place at Lakes District Hospital, the treatment of a tourist who later died of severe traumatic brain injuries last year may have differed.

Reins go to 'right-hand man'

Reins go to 'right-hand man'

One of Queenstown's most enduring professional relationships is coming to an end.