Otago Daily Times: Queenstown Lakes

$45m hotel plan at resort

$45m hotel plan at resort

Developers want to build a $45million, 110-room hotel and retail complex in downtown Queenstown.

The 19th central point of golf open

The 19th central point of golf open

Despite a long-held desire to create an international event in the New Zealand Open, next year's tournament will have a distinctly local feel.

Strong case for resort bed tax: PM

Strong case for resort bed tax: PM

Prime Minister John Key says Queenstown has a strong argument for introducing a bed tax, despite Treasury hating the idea.

All I want for Christmas

All I want for Christmas

Unicorns, puppies, ponies and robot dogs have been high on the list of requests put to Santa Claus at his newly-opened grotto in Wanaka.

Council to lay charges over mauling incident

A woman is facing charges after two dogs mauled a Queenstown toddler last month.

Look who dropped in

Look who dropped in

American singing superstar Katy Perry was believed to be taking a break from her world tour in Queenstown yesterday.

Minister to look at Queenstown immigration service

Minister to look at Queenstown immigration service

Government Minister Paula Bennett will visit Queenstown early next year to look at how the resort's immigration service can be streamlined and made more responsive to employers' needs.

Request for police to monitor alcohol-related offences

Request for police to monitor alcohol-related offences

Police have been asked to monitor alcohol-related crime and disorder in the Queenstown Lakes district to give more weight to future reviews of the Alcohol Ban Bylaw.

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