Christina McDonald

Extension of zip line plan

The company granted consent in December for a series of zip lines and a bungy jump over the Ox Burn gorge in Glenorchy has now applied to extend the length of the cable system.

Ice hockey: Hearing over alleged punch

Canterbury Red Devils captain Hayden Argyle will tonight face a disciplinary tribunal following an incident that left a Southern Stampede player unconscious.

Get rid of rodents - firefighter

Get rid of rodents - firefighter

People are being urged to put bait and traps in their ceilings if rodent infestations are suspected, after a historic home near Queenstown was destroyed by fire on Sunday.

Ice hockey: Incident unacceptable, players say

Ice hockey: Incident unacceptable, players say

Ice hockey has a reputation as a physical sport, but Southern Stampede players say an incident that left Canadian import Matt Schneider sprawled on the ice on Sunday night was unacceptable.

Outrage as star player attacked

A shocking attack on the Southern Stampede's star player, Matt Schneider, has left the Queenstown ice hockey team fuming.

Gym space wanted

The Queenstown Lakes District Council has been reminded that ''we do not all play netball, rugby and cricket''.

Hopes for ball park

Hopes for ball park

Jacks Point might soon offer Queenstown's newest tourism activity, enabling participants to ride inside an inflatable ball down a hill.

Search on for cause of fire

Search on for cause of fire

Fire safety investigators and an electrical specialist will examine an ''area of interest'' in the ceiling of the historic Lower Shotover Rd house which was partly destroyed by fire on Sunday morning.

Busted: 48 in 4 hours

Busted: 48 in 4 hours

In just four hours, Queenstown police issued fines totalling $4700 to drivers using cellphones and to people in vehicles not wearing seat belts.

Affordability a major issue

Affordability a major issue

Uncertainty hangs over road funding in Queenstown Lakes district, which could be short-changed by up to $1.4 million.