Queenstown Lakes News

Pool reports convince ex-engineer

An ex-civil engineer training for his second attempt at swimming the length of Lake Wanaka says the Queenstown Lakes District Council made the right call in closing Wanaka's public pool because of earthquake risks.

Bra fence reboosted after thefts

Bra fence reboosted after thefts

Like a phoenix from the ashes, the controversial Cardrona bra fence is rising once more.

Pair sought after assault

Pair sought after assault

Police are seeking two men who allegedly assaulted another man in downtown Queenstown early yesterday.

Men sought after Queenstown assault

Men sought after Queenstown assault

Police are looking for two men who allegedly assaulted another man in downtown Queenstown early this morning, putting him in hospital.

Concern at not buying gold land

Concern at not buying gold land

The Cardrona community has been ''really let down'' by the Queenstown Lakes District Council, which failed in its bid to buy abandoned sections in the village, a local publican says.

Airport not briefed about hotel plan: chief executive

The company that runs Queenstown Airport says it has not been briefed about plans for a nearby hotel.

Burger eatery wants wider footpath

Burger eatery wants wider footpath

The Queenstown Lakes District Council should turn down Fergburger's request to widen the footpath outside its premises to ease congestion, the resort's chamber of commerce says.

Swimmers say pool concern overstated

Some Wanaka swimmers say they are more concerned about the dangers of icy Upper Clutha roads than earthquakes.

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