One high school for the Wakatipu Basin on a site which has
room for expansion is preferable to establishing a second,
separate high school, the Ministry of Education says.
Coastguard Queenstown, which operates from a tiny storage
shed at the back of a scout hall, could be about to secure a
huge financial boost towards a new operations base.
Two overseas skiers who have trained at Coronet Peak had
widely differing results at the Winter Olympics in Sochi,
Russia, last week.
It is beginning to look spectacular, but that does not mean
it is not spectacular all the time.
Forget commercially made vinegar dressing; how about
home-made dandelion dressing? And forget bargain wine - how
about stinging nettle margarita or elderflower ''Champagne''?
Queenstown Airport is outgrowing an airspace classification
meant for quieter airports and the Civil Aviation Authority
(CAA) is proposing a change to ensure safety.
A colourful life split across journalism and business has
given Arrowtown writer John Lapsley ample anecdotes to mould
into a column that is now part of a book.
Fewer $200 infringement fines may have been issued to errant
freedom campers in the Queenstown Lakes region this summer
compared with last, but some campers are still leaving
rubbish and even defecating in public areas.
Arrowtown artist Paul Sewter is preparing to climb seven
peaks with a series of his artworks in a specially made box
to display them most likely to ''an audience of just me''.
About $70,000 has been given out by the Queenstown Lakes
District Council over the past five years to assist people
who own heritage buildings or features.
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