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.
Hank Maclean will stand tall at the no doubt chilly West
Otago Showgrounds this morning, warm in the knowledge he is
on a special mission.
A man from Blenheim has saved the future of the 107-year-old
Waikouaiti Bowling Club.
Mahinerangi youngsters Becky (5, left) and Ollie (3) Vaughan
play in the snow under mum and dad Hayley and Dave Vaughan's
frozen washing on Waipori Station yesterday.
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