Christina McDonald

Dog owner petitions for vet bill subsidy

Dog owner petitions for vet bill subsidy

A Queenstown man is asking why vet bills are not subsidised.

Park helps in skink recovery

Park helps in skink recovery

critical decline of Otago and western grand skinks in the wild was reversed for a time at Queenstown's Kiwi Birdlife Park when 21 baby skinks were born there between mid-February and late March.

Arrowtown pupils' special day

Arrowtown pupils' special day

While a group of 15 Arrowtown Primary School children chatted with the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge, the world looked on.

More medical callouts than fires for brigade

Arrowtown's volunteer firefighters are more likely to be called out to medical incidents than to fires.

Girl hit by vehicle in 'very unfortunate accident'

Girl hit by vehicle in 'very unfortunate accident'

A 9-year-old girl is in hospital with face and leg injuires after being hit by an SUV  while crossing the road to the school bus in Speargrass Flat.

Artist aiming high in work

Artist aiming high in work

The artist's plight was illustrated on the alpine climb of Ben Lomond on Sunday.

Summer camp fundraiser

Summer camp fundraiser

Shopping bags were stuffed full of clothes at the Youth Booth over the weekend.

Honours to Arrowtown in opener

Honours to Arrowtown in opener

In their first game of the 2014 Central Otago rugby competition, the Arrowtown Premiers triumphed 42-14 over Roxburgh at Jack Reid Park in Arrowtown.

Counting cost of bridge repairs

Counting cost of bridge repairs

Nearly half a million dollars has been spent in the past 10 years on repairs to the Kawarau Falls Bridge.

Rescue chopper pilot kept busy

Rescue chopper pilot kept busy

Shaun Clark has been a pilot with Heliworks for three months but already he has flown at least 15 rescue missions in the dedicated Heliworks helicopter.