Milford Sound's main harbour will undergo a $6 million
upgrade, involving the rebuilding of the 22-year-old
breakwater, starting in January.
The busy holiday period Queenstown accommodation providers
had been relying on has not eventuated, with December proving
to be "softer" than previous years and January not looking
Hot weather is attracting swimmers to Lake Wakatipu, but
Queenstown's harbourmaster warns some are swimming in the
A Macropara hedge drew attention at a resource consent
hearing last week for Henley Downs Farm Ltd's application to
establish a Delta services depot at Jack's Point.
All Black Ali Williams is set to marry his fiance Casey Green
in Queenstown next week, but local wedding venues are keeping
Christmas ham will be fresher to Queenstowners this year with
the opening of the new $1 million Goodman Fielder
distribution depot on Wednesday.
Giant fireworks displays will launch the Summerdaze festival
on New Year's Eve with a full programme of entertainment in
downtown Queenstown and Wanaka.
Earnslaw Park creative craft markets will be set up two extra
days a month until the end of April.
As soon as Mia O'Keefe had finished her first sailing
session, she was telling her mother she would be taking up
the sport this summer.
The statutory manager hired by the Ministry of Education to
resolve Wakatipu High School's principal woes is "fully
satisfied" senior staffing issues have been resolved after
four months of disruption.
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