Olivia Caldwell

Submissions on tunnel near 200

Submissions on tunnel near 200

A month before the deadline for submissions on the proposed Milford-Dart tunnel, the Department of Conservation said it has received nearly 200.

MOE withdraws from noise hearing

The Ministry of Education is satisfied with an agreement reached between parties involved in an Environment Court hearing on Queenstown airport noise and future developments.

Parties agree over airport noise boundaries

Parties agree over airport noise boundaries

Despite the parties' coming to an agreement on noise boundaries, witnesses will attend the Environment Court today in a hearing over Queenstown Airport noise and surrounding developments.

Businesses urged to link up with NZ cycle trail network

Businesses are being invited to partner the Government's $50 million New Zealand Cycle Trail to market themselves and the 18 other rides to the world.

Judge warns parties over noise hearing

Major parties in an environment court hearing on Queenstown airport noise boundaries were yesterday warned by judge Jane Borthwick to "draw a line in the sand" or face court costs.

Boat club's home away from home

Boat club's home away from home

When yachting legend the late Sir Peter Blake visited the Gore Boat Club more than 15 years ago, he could not believe how many members it had for a town without a nearby lake.

Airport noise dispute could end this week

Queenstown Airport Corporation chief executive Steve Sanderson is confident the year-long dispute over airport noise will be settled by the end of the week, as involved parties head back to the Environment Court today.

Yoga in the sun

Yoga in the sun

Queenstown people show up in numbers for a yoga session on the Green with Rachel Land, of Lululemon, yesterday.

Band and dancers fundraising

Band and dancers fundraising

The Arrow Miners Band and Buckingham Belles are teaming up to go to Hokitika's Wild Foods festival this year.

Triathlon will attract athletes to Paradise

Triathlon will attract athletes to Paradise

Since the late 1800s, Paradise, near Queenstown, has been the perfect retreat for people seeking tranquility, but on February 19 it will become a place of gruelling hard work as the third ActiveQT triathlon gets under way.