Olivia Caldwell

Gas scare clears sushi restaurant in resort

Gas scare clears sushi restaurant in resort

A vapour, described by a Queenstown restaurant owner as resembling tear gas, was released in a sushi restaurant in the resort's CBD on Tuesday night, leading to the hurried evacuation of 23 patrons.

Artwork for auction on show

Artwork for auction on show

Artworks are now on display at the Millennium Hotel in Queenstown before the Pat Farry Trust Wine and Art Auction and Gala Dinner on Saturday.

Buildings pass quake assessment

Two Dunedin City Council buildings have been rated well above New Zealand building code requirements in regard to earthquakes.

Air pistol not recovered

A Queenstown man will appear in the Queenstown District Court today after shooting himself in the leg with an air pistol on Friday.

Concert raises $132,000 for hall

Concert raises $132,000 for hall

Funds for the Queenstown Memorial Hall upgrade are past halfway after Saturday night's Reach Out entertainment event raised $132,000.

After 20 years, women still in the race

After 20 years, women still in the race

Fit Wakatipu athletes showed up in numbers at the Lake Hayes Showgrounds on Saturday for the Fresh Choice Women's Triathlon in what were chilly autumn conditions.

Indian motorcycle rally in town today

Indian motorcycle rally in town today

Dunedin residents will get the rare chance to see Indian motorcycles this weekend when the Indian Owners Register celebrates 21 years of its annual motorcycle rally.

Surf life-saving: Dunedin brothers win NZ title

Surf life-saving: Dunedin brothers win NZ title

Anyone with a sibling will know it would be a brave move putting your life in their hands.

Cricket: Finish the job plea to Volts

Collapse is a word Otago Volts coach Vaughn Johnson wants to avoid today in Hamilton when his side faces top-of-the-table Northern Districts.

Hockey: Lack of funding puts paid to new turf

Hockey: Lack of funding puts paid to new turf

A lack of funding from the Dunedin City Council means Otago hockey will have to wait some time for a new turf.