The Queenstown Lakes District Council yesterday stood by the
version of the proposed navigation safety bylaw it put out
for public comment.
Four hundred and fifty specially bred roses are being planted
in the Cardrona Valley in readiness for the opening of a new
The family of the 53-year-old man who died in a fire in
Wanaka, early on Thursday has described his remarkable life
as a ''gutsy'', hitchhiking paraplegic.
Police have released the name of the man who died in a fire
in a granny flat in Albert Town yesterday morning.
Tjhe Queenstown Lakes District Council's proposed navigation
bylaw is not worded in the way originally intended by
harbourmaster Marty Black.
The butter chicken mousse dessert served with chocolate
salted nut bar and berry and chilli water ice might have been
just a step too far for the 19 judges, but it did not matter
in the end.
Initial interviews with witnesses to Saturday's fatal
Helicopter Line crash on Mt Alta, near Wanaka, are expected
to be completed today or tomorrow morning.
Cardrona Valley farmers are being advised by police to check
their stock, after a reported theft of sheep.
Three Transport Accident Investigation Commission
investigators spent five hours yesterday on the side of Mt
Alta, near Wanaka, inspecting the Helicopter Line helicopter
that crashed on Saturday.
The Queenstown Lakes District Council came under fire at a
hearing in Wanaka yesterday over changes it is proposing to
its navigation safety bylaw.
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