Queenstown operations manager Luke Taylor stands yesterday in
the sweltering engine room of TSS Earnslaw, which will be
inspected for preventive maintenance during the annual survey
of the steamship from next month.
Wild weather around New Zealand kept Easter weekend numbers
lower than in past years, but the organisers of the 2014
Queenstown Bike Festival are riding high after their popular
nine-day event ended at the weekend.
Should more residential development be provided for outside
the urban growth boundary of Arrowtown and, if so, what is
the appropriate density, were the questions posed in the
Environment Court yesterday.
The developer behind the $50 million Pak'n Save and Mitre 10
Mega development in Queenstown says he would be ''very
surprised'' if long-awaited construction of the retail stores
did not go ahead this time around.