Queenstown Lakes News

Dingleburn or bust - and no-one did

Dingleburn or bust - and no-one did

Model A cars wend their way along the eastern side of Lake Hawea yesterday, heading for the Dingleburn.

Strip club licence bid refused

Strip club licence bid refused

The chairman of the Queenstown Lakes district's licensing committee has slammed a strip club's application for a special trading licence on Easter Sunday as ''lacking integrity''.

Vegetation clearance hearing postponed

The unconsented clearance of indigenous vegetation at Hawea Flat which has angered conservation groups will be ''brought to a head'' eventually, despite the postponement of a hearing this week.

Retailers plan to defy trading laws

Retailers plan to defy trading laws

Inspectors from the Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment might find themselves with an enforcement bonanza if they visit Wanaka over Easter.

Earning an A pass takes good detail

Earning an A pass takes good detail

From the authenticity of the upholstery materials to the alignment of the tyre valve stems, it was all about the details during the national Model A meet concours judging at Wanaka Airport's transport and toy museum yesterday.

Nasa linked to stunning car flight

Nasa linked to stunning car flight

It seems Nasa was not just launching balloons in Wanaka.

More car parks for Remarkables

Work is under way on a new car park at the Remarkables ski area that is considered critical to its future.

$16,000 paid over fire

$16,000 paid over fire

Queenstown's council has been paid more than $16,000 by the National Rural Fire Authority, relating to the cost of fighting a fire at Cecil Peak a year ago.

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