Otago Daily Times: Queenstown Lakes

Navigation: no mistake

Navigation: no mistake

The Queenstown Lakes District Council yesterday stood by the version of the proposed navigation safety bylaw it put out for public comment.

Developers giving $100K to school

The people behind a multimillion-dollar residential development near Queenstown have pledged $100,000 to the resort's newest school, due to open next year.

Land of roses and whisky

Land of roses and whisky

Four hundred and fifty specially bred roses are being planted in the Cardrona Valley in readiness for the opening of a new distillery.

'Gutsy' paraplegic loved life by Alps

'Gutsy' paraplegic loved life by Alps

The family of the 53-year-old man who died in a fire in Wanaka, early on Thursday has described his remarkable life as a ''gutsy'', hitchhiking paraplegic.

Firefighters prove hose the best for charity

Firefighters prove hose the best for charity

Queenstown firefighters (from left) Gabby Ernst, Ben Jackson, Richard Preston and Simon Robinson were among the firefighters who found a cool and exhilarating way to raise money for the Bruce Grant Youth Trust at Coronet Peak skifield yesterday.

And it was this big: lake's brown trout 'amazing'

Brown trout in ''amazing condition'' have been found in the stream which supplies Lake Hayes, surprising Fish and Game Otago's staff and council.

Trails trust's 10-year vision fulfilled

Trails trust's 10-year vision fulfilled

Building walking and cycle trails has been all the rage since the New Zealand Cycle Trail had its genesis at a post-GFC jobs summit five years ago. However, the people behind Queenstown's network of trails released their vision for the future 10 years ago. Guy Williams looks at what they hoped for, and how much they have achieved.

Great potential in tours

The two companies providing the lion's share of cycling tour services in Wakatipu both started on the day the Queenstown Trail officially opened in October 2012.

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