Otago Daily Times: Queenstown Lakes

Attempted murder charge after Wanaka assault

Attempted murder charge after Wanaka assault

Two men arrested following a serious assault in Wanaka are now facing charges of attempted murder.

Rating model for centre figures large

Rating model for centre figures large

A rating model for funding a proposed convention centre and options for tackling traffic congestion figure strongly in submissions to the Queenstown Lakes District Council's long-term plan.

Fundraising feat

Fundraising feat

Wanaka charity runner Mal Law celebrated reaching his $505,050 target for the Mental Health Foundation of New Zealand by running laps around Mt Eden this week.

Building pool now backed

Two-thirds of submitters to the Queenstown Lakes District Council's 10-year plan sent the message they think a $11.8 million swimming pool should be built in Wanaka now rather than later.

Drink-driving charges

A Queenstown high school pupil has been charged with drink-driving and fined for breaching his licence conditions by carrying a passenger.

Land readied

Land readied

Wanaka looking northwards along Ballantyne Rd.

Funds wanted to buy 'public space'

The Cardrona Valley Residents and Ratepayers Society is requesting ''an allocation of funds'' from the council to buy land for ''public space''.

Access road concerns

A war of words has erupted over Queenstown's planned eastern access road.

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