Christina McDonald

Ice hockey: Brookes back home to guard Stampede goal

Ice hockey: Brookes back home to guard Stampede goal

Queenstown-born and raised Aston Brookes (21) has returned to the resort as a qualified arborist and as hungry as ever for a gold medal in the New Zealand Ice Hockey League.

Coronet Peak skiers to be first in action

Coronet Peak skiers to be first in action

Warmer weather has followed the cold snap which left Queenstown coated in ice last week.

Court seeks covenant before approving PC39

Proponents of a scaled-back Arrowtown residential development now hold the ball following an interim decision issued by the Environment Court.

Big savings in consultants' fees

Big savings in consultants' fees

Five years ago, the Queenstown Lakes District Council was spending more than $17 million annually on consultants.

Queenstown kiwi off to new Nth Island home

Queenstown kiwi off to new Nth Island home

He has called Queenstown home for 12 years but North Island brown kiwi Nyoni left the resort yesterday for a North Island sanctuary.

Shade sought for playground

Family concerns about the lack of shade for children at the Lakes Hayes Estate playground have led two women to ask the Queenstown Lakes District Council for a grant towards a shade sail.

Glad to be 'where kids are kids'

Glad to be 'where kids are kids'

Queenstown Primary School's new principal is glad to leading a school where ''kids are kids''.

Let the bike do the work

Let the bike do the work

It feels a bit like cheating.

Ready to rock

Ready to rock

Rockers from Queenstown and Central Otago were given an opportunity to perform on Friday ahead of the Smokefreerockquest.

Filipinos gather for tournament

Filipinos gather for tournament

If you visited the Queenstown Events Centre on Sunday you would be forgiven for thinking you had left the resort's cold start to winter behind for the Philippines.