The mortgage market is ''continuing to fail the next
generation of new home buyers'' according to the Queenstown
Lakes Community Housing Trust chairman David Cole, who says
''starter loans'' or housing bonds need to be considered at a
While the champagne corks were popping at Queenstown Lakes
Mayor Vanessa van Uden's home on Saturday night after a
successful election campaign, Ms van Uden is making it clear
from the outset she will not be seeking a third term.
Three Irish men will appear in the Queenstown District Court
this afternoon facing violence, assault and disorderly
behaviour charges, stemming from an incident in Queenstown
early yesterday in which a pool cue was used in an assault.