Tracey Roxburgh

Hard lesson on theft fails to spoil day

A group of Wakatipu children did not let the theft of some of their belongings from Moana Pool, in Dunedin, over the weekend ruin what was otherwise ''a fantastic day''.

White Ribbon Ride roars in to resort

White Ribbon Ride roars in to resort

Twenty-two motorcycles roared down Beach St and on to Earnslaw Park in Queenstown on Thursday afternoon under police escort - their leather-clad riders campaigning to get New Zealand men to take a stand against domestic violence.

1379 wines in competition for elite gold medal

A total of 1379 wines were entered in the 2013 Air New Zealand Wine Awards and tonight one will be named the elite gold medal winner at a function in Queenstown.

Alcohol survey result no surprise to mayor

While some in the Queenstown Lakes district may have raised their eyebrows at the results of an online survey in relation to a district alcohol policy, Mayor Vanessa van Uden said one thing was clear.

No appeal of council's decision against ferry

No appeal of council's decision against ferry

Real Journeys will not appeal the Queenstown Lakes District Council's decision to decline consent for its proposed Narrows Ferry service, the company's commercial director Tony McQuilkin said.

New eatery fresh in every way

New eatery fresh in every way

The name may have confused some, but anyone who has walked through the doors of Arrowtown's newest eatery has been left in no doubt the owners are on to a winner.

Bungy pioneers look to the future

A chance meeting more than quarter of a century ago led to one of Queenstown's - and New Zealand's - most successful and innovative tourism companies.

Shock at death of Queenstown man

Shock at death of Queenstown man

Queenstown's adventure tourism community is reeling following the death of AJ Hackett Bungy's group logistic manager Tony Middendorf.

Catlins Comet a trolley derby favourite

Catlins Comet a trolley derby favourite

Tony Somerville, of Kaka Point was a crowd favourite during the Arrowtown Preschool Trolley Derby on Saturday.

Hearing on Henley Downs

A proposed private plan change, to rezone about 520ha of undeveloped land at Jacks Point, near Queenstown, will be heard over four days this month.