Tracey Roxburgh

Trooping the colour

Trooping the colour

The first coloured police cars began active duty in the Southern district yesterday, aiming to lower the number of serious and fatal crashes in Otago and Southland.

Injuries take edge off win

Injuries take edge off win

Three serious - potentially season-ending - injuries suffered during Arrowtown's 66-0 win over Matakanui-Combined put a dampener on celebrations on Saturday night.

Women's group means business

Arrowtown businesswomen have joined forces to network and support each other through the Arrowtown Business Women's Group.

Kawarau Bridge decision near

Kawarau Bridge decision near

Transport Minister Gerry Brownlee yesterday indicated an announcement on the contentious State Highway 6 Kawarau Bridge at Frankton could be close.

PM's promotion hits a snag

PM's promotion hits a snag

''Sausagegate'' began at the Remarkables Town Centre yesterday afternoon as Prime Minister John Key dispensed free sausages about 100m away from two Wakatipu High School pupils selling the same product, trying to raise money for a school trip.

Housing accord discussed

Housing accord discussed

A meeting between Housing Minister Nick Smith and Queenstown Lakes Mayor Vanessa van Uden on Friday to discuss a proposed housing accord for the resort was another positive step - but much remains to be done before any final decisions are made.

Flowers by ambulance

Flowers by ambulance

While many said it with breakfast in bed, chocolates or a meal out, others told their mothers they loved them with flowers, simultaneously raising money for St John.

Corporate jet services get off to a flying start

Corporate jet services get off to a flying start

VBore Queenstown's $200,000 Corporate Jet Services terminal was even officially opened by Clutha-Southland MP and deputy prime minister Bill English last night, a larger, more permanent structure was already being discussed.

Bar applies for existing use rights

Bar applies for existing use rights

Confirming development rights is the first step to re-establishing a building and activity on the World Bar site, an existing use rights certificate application says.

Tourist-driver meeting 'positive'

Queenstown Lakes Mayor Vanessa van Uden says the key focus of a group studying better road safety for tourist drivers is to balance concerns and messages to make informed decisions.