Prime Minister and Tourism Minister John Key has had ''no
advice'' about bringing forward funding for a new Kawarau
Falls Bridge, despite the old single-lane one being a cause
of traffic congestion.
Plans to make Queenstown the Australasian boxing hub are
Cecil Peak Station manager Philip Rive is thankful the fire
which he estimated burnt up to 10ha on the lower slopes of
the peak on Sunday night did not occur two weeks ago when the
weather was warmer.
The Queenstown Lakes District Council yesterday approved a
$50,000 interest-free loan to Coastguard Queenstown towards
its planned headquarters.
Melanie Heather, of Queenstown, has claimed victory in New
Zealand's national ''orienteering in the sky'' competition.
A man in his 70s was trapped in his crushed car for more than
an hour yesterday afternoon following a two-vehicle, head-on
crash on State Highway 6 at Gibbston.
Auckland's Jaden Leeming was just glad to be on dirt,
especially Queenstown dirt, last week.
Separate to the estimated $50 million capital cost of
constructing a convention centre is the $305,000 spent so far
in consultant costs by the Queenstown Lakes District Council.
Stan Walker fans rushed to the stage screaming with joy when
he stepped on to perform at the Classic Hits Winery Tour on
Remarkables Primary School netballers Sami Robertson (11,
left) and Isabelle Ralston (12) stand back to back with
Southern Steel players Jhaniele Fowler Reid (left) and Erena
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