Tracey Roxburgh

Double duty T-shirts

Double duty T-shirts

Budding entrepreneurs from Wakatipu High School hope tomorrow's visit to Queenstown by the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge will directly benefit children with cancer.

Spick and span for the big day

Spick and span for the big day

The glasses are polished, the menu decided, the lawns have been cut and the boat has been shined.

Let us remove poor drivers: police

Let us remove poor drivers: police

Police should be given the power to remove drivers deemed incompetent from New Zealand roads, Queenstown's top police officer says.

Driver 'not competent'

Driver 'not competent'

About two hours before a Chinese woman killed two motorcyclists, a motorist reported her ''erratic'' driving behaviour to police via a *555 call.

Crash driver had limited experience

Crash driver had limited experience

Just over two hours before a Chinese national killed two motorcyclists, a motorist reported her "erratic'' driving behaviour to police via a *555 call.

Drowned fisherman likely lost footing

Drowned fisherman likely lost footing

Respected Wanaka resident Kenneth George Copland drowned last year while fly-fishing at the Makarora River delta probably after losing his footing and being swept into Lake Wanaka, a coroner has heard.

Focus on future health needs

Focus on future health needs

The Southern District Health Board will today be asked to endorse the development of a health campus at the Lakes District Hospital site in Queenstown, designed to meet the future needs of the resort.

$6m plan for prime section

$6m plan for prime section

A prime Queenstown waterfront site, occupied by stables many years ago, could be used for a $6 million, three-storey development.

The Hills didymo prompts Arrow River check

The Hills didymo prompts Arrow River check

The Otago Regional Council will test the Arrow River in the next 10 days to ascertain if didymo is present after a sample taken from the irrigation system at The Hills golf course tested positive.

International arrival numbers up sharply

Million-dollar upgrade of the international arrivals lounge at Queenstown Airport is on the cards to cater for growing passenger numbers, which in February increased by almost 40%.