Land Information New Zealand is to consider putting up signs
warning people off shooting around the Bannockburn Inlet
after a stray bullet struck a caravan in the area.
A Bannockburn woman who reported rabbit shooters to police
after a caravan at a camping ground was struck by a stray
bullet says spotlighting in the area must stop.
Two people are being treated for moderate injuries after a
collision between two utes in the Manuka Gorge between Milton
Construction of six-storey buildings in Gorge Rd, Queenstown,
could be possible within a year, if a request to accelerate
land-use rules is approved by the Environment Court.
Piers either side of the Tekapo River are prepared on Tuesday
for the final part of construction of a footbridge that will
span 115m across the river, joining the Lake Tekapo township
to the Church of the Good Shepherd.
A Queenstown shearer who drove at an average speed of 149kmh
along a treacherous gorge road has been sentenced to 300
hours' community work.
The lack of information about when some Milton residents will
get their phone service back has outraged one resident, who
says people who depend on their landline phones are being put
Drivers are being urged to continue to take extreme care on
all roads in the wider Clutha district today after flooding
in the area over the past two days.
The prospect of further funding reviews over the next 12
months is at least as concerning as the current proposal to
slash 5% from its district health board contract, Clutha
Health First says.
part of Oamaru's industrial area was cordoned off and part of
the main southern main trunk line, after an explosive
substance was found in a bucket at a scrapyard this morning.
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