Christina McDonald

Effluent spills cost NZTA

Effluent spills cost NZTA

When effluent from stock trucks is dumped on state highways, the New Zealand Transport Agency becomes ''a bit of a victim'', senior network manager for Otago John Jarvis says.

Paradise lost - historic homestead razed

Paradise lost - historic homestead razed

Flames rose and tears fell yesterday.

Kayakers unanimously oppose jet-boat plans

Kayakers unanimously oppose jet-boat plans

Kayak and canoe groups are calling on the Queenstown Lakes District Council to reject a proposal from jet-boat operator KJet to allow it to take commercial jet-boats between the Arrow confluence and the Kawarau suspension bridge.

Rovers' fightback falls short against Dunedin team

Rovers' fightback falls short against Dunedin team

It was a game of two halves for the Queenstown Rovers on Saturday at the Queenstown Events Centre, with the home team starting the second half with no goals and their opponent Northern sitting on three.

Scrappy win but cup retained

Scrappy win but cup retained

They did not play as well as they would have liked but they retained the White Horse Cup.

Youngsters ready to rock the show

Youngsters ready to rock the show

Queenstown Primary School could be harbouring future rock stars.

Gourmet takeaways plan

A gourmet-style takeaway business selling prepared hot roast lamb and hot vegetable meals is proposed for a vacant building on the corner of Hallenstein St and Gorge Rd.

Police seize drugs in Queenstown

Police seize drugs in Queenstown

Police seized 300 2.5g packets of the psychoactive substance Kush Pink from a Gorge Rd, Queenstown property at 11am on Wednesday.

Effluent spill beside SH6

An animal effluent spill near the Frankton Golf Course left a large stain beside State Highway 6 yesterday.

Traffic problems aplenty

Queenstown police have been busy dealing with traffic incidents this week.