Christina McDonald

Decision to seal skifield access road

Decision to seal skifield access road

The winding 13km alpine road to the Remarkables skifield is to be sealed - starting with the bottom 4km, which will be ready for this ski season.

Wastewater spills into Horne Creek

Wastewater spills into Horne Creek

Queenstown has had yet another sewage spill.

Car crashes into garage

Car crashes into garage

Queenstown residents whose garage was struck by an out-of-control car early yesterday in Highview Tce are relieved no-one was seriously injured.

Fire ban now in effect

Fire ban now in effect

It has been an ''odd'' summer.

Poplar saga has positive denouement

Poplar saga has positive denouement

While in New Zealand, German tourist Paul Zeller had his car crushed by a 120-year-old Lombardy poplar and now arrangements have been made for him to plant native trees, some of which could live for 1000 years.

Beer festival feedback 'fantastic'

Beer festival feedback 'fantastic'

Craft beer was the order of the day many times over in Frankton on Saturday.

Poplars' removal recommended

Poplars' removal recommended

The appearance of Lake Esplanade could soon be very different, as an arborist's report recommends four ''high-risk'' Lombardy poplar trees growing in St Omer Park be removed and the remaining 17 removed in stages.

Looking forward to a taste of Maori culture

Looking forward to a taste of Maori culture

A specific request for those attending Waitangi Day celebrations in the Queenstown Gardens on Thursday is to pronounce Kawarau correctly, organiser Leah Webster said.

Rule changes on signs

Rules on signs in Queenstown Lakes are about to be simplified.

Meeting adjourned after criticism

Meeting adjourned after criticism

Minutes after yesterday's Queenstown Lakes District Council meeting began at 1pm, it was adjourned because the chief executive and mayor took exception to what was being said during the public forum.