Queenstown Lakes News

Motorcyclist dead following crash near Kingston

Motorcyclist dead following crash near Kingston

One motorcyclist has died this afternoon after a crash involving a van and another motorcyclist on State Highway 6 between Queenstown and Kingston

No charges over death of tourist

No charges over death of tourist

No charges will be laid against a Wanaka taxi driver who ran over a Dutch tourist more than two months ago, police announced yesterday.

Employers in breach of law

Employers in breach of law

Action has been taken against 15 Queenstown businesses - most in the food and beverage sector - found to be in breach of employment and immigration laws.

Steady progress with ultra-fast broadband

Communications infrastructure company Chorus appears to be making steady progress in the roll-out of ultra-fast broadband (UFB) in the Wakatipu area.

Council to consider trialling water meters

Water meters could be trialled for a year in the Queenstown Lakes district, beginning next April, under a council staff plan.

No charges over Wanaka road death

No charges over Wanaka road death

Police have decided not to lay charges over the death of a Dutch snowboarder who was struck by a taxi in Wanaka in September.

Queenstown businesses breach employment standards

Queenstown businesses breach employment standards

Fifteen Queenstown employers have been found breaching employment standards.

Wanaka set to lose officers

Wanaka set to lose officers

Wanaka is set to lose its police senior sergeant position and also a rural community constable job in a restructuring of the Otago rural policing area.

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