Queenstown Lakes News

Supreme Court bid over 'Tindallgate'

Supreme Court bid over 'Tindallgate'

Former Queenstown doorman Jonathan Dixon hopes to take his case all the way to the Supreme Court.

Car with mother, child plunges down bank

Car with mother, child plunges down bank

A tree was all that stopped a vehicle carrying a mother and child plunging into Lake Wakatipu yesterday.

Positive future tipped for ice-driving venture

Positive future tipped for ice-driving venture

The Southern Hemisphere Proving Ground (SHPG) was full to capacity last week, yet the team there could still find room to slip in a quick ice-driving session.

Black ice catches out drivers

Black ice catches out drivers

Black ice after a ''late freeze'' caused several crashes in the Queenstown Lakes region yesterday.

Doc to fund work on hut

Doc to fund work on hut

The Aspiring hut in Mt Aspiring National Park has joined the list of buildings in need of earthquake-strengthening work.

Claim and counterclaim in assault case

Differing accounts of an alleged assault were presented in the Queenstown District Court yesterday during a judge-alone trial before Judge Michael Turner, adjourned last night.

Enforcement needed, not more rules, panel told

Better enforcement of the existing Queenstown Lakes dog control bylaw would negate the need for a stricter regime, dog-owners told a hearings panel in Wanaka yesterday.

'Bored' banker jailed for $400,000 theft

'Bored' banker jailed for $400,000 theft

A Queenstown banker fought back tears as she was sentenced for stealing more than $400,000 from her employer.

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