Health Minister Jonathan Coleman says a spike in the number
of children under 13 taking advantage of free GP appointments
is to be expected and predicts it will settle down.
It's been eight years since Arrowtown residents have been
able to buy fuel in the village, but petrol pumps are
expected to be operating in the town again in November.
Five international fights will feature on the card of an
amateur boxing event being held in Queenstown tonight.
A fire at Northern Southland College last month was caused by
an electric heater, a fire safety investigator says.
The Overseas Investment Office has granted consent for a
private company with United States interests to buy Priory
Farm, near Glenorchy.
Queenstown resource management lawyer Jayne Macdonald has
become the first woman in the resort to be made a notary
A Fiordland-based Department of Conservation manager will be
heading to Alaska after winning the Stephen O'Dea
Queenstown police were praised yesterday by two of the
Southern district's top brass at an awards ceremony in the
The family of one of the Canadian tourists found dead near
the Kepler Track this week
says the 23-year-old industrial design student had
''fulfilled his dream''.
The cause of a blaze in a Northern Southland College prefab
building yesterday morning is being investigated by fire
safety officers, but it is thought it was caused by an
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