Police have confirmed there were four Chinese nationals in a
car that crashed at the Homer Tunnel near Milford Sound last
night, including a husband and wife who were killed in the
The Hills golf course near Arrowtown will host New Zealand's
inaugural Pro-Am Championship early next year and organisers
say it has the potential to be bigger than the New Zealand
Ten years after opening her store in Arrowtown, Trudy Munro
is still loving the long hours of the fashion industry.
The Queenstown Lakes District Council has been given the
all-clear to upgrade the Memorial Hall and construction is
set to begin next July.
Queenstown is New Zealand's preferred domestic holiday
destination this summer, according to an online survey of
more than 11,000 people.
"Life jackets save lives" is the message Queenstown
Harbourmaster Marty Black will be drumming into lake-users
this summer by issuing fines to anyone not using them.
The aim for this week's Badminton World Federation Council
meeting in Queenstown is to gain recognition for the region
to host top tournaments.
Two plan change recommendations accepted by the Queenstown
Lakes District Council last week may result in the expansion
of Frankton's commercial and shopping areas.
A fundraising entity for
the Queenstown Memorial Hall upgrade was established at last
week's Queenstown Lakes District Council meeting.
A new heritage trust will be of "huge benefit" to the
district, Queenstown Lakes Mayor Vanessa van Uden says.
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