Otago Daily Times: Queenstown Lakes

Show jets test the air

 Show jets test the air

Just in case anyone had forgotten the biggest warbirds airshow in the southern hemisphere starts on Saturday, six racing jet aircraft flew low, slow and quietly over Wanaka's lake frontage yesterday afternoon.

Comedy debate returns

A popular comedy event will return to this year's 40th Queenstown Winter Festival.

Wanaka community patrol gearing up

Wanaka camera shop owner Steve Worley (left) has been chosen as chairman of the town's newly-formed community patrol group.

Resignations end school board woes

Resignations end school board woes

A Primary School board of trustees chairman Mike Thomas says the school's governance woes are behind it after two of its board members resigned.

Short runway test for pilots

Short runway test for pilots

It has room for bombs and missiles but not so much for a change of clothes.

Gurkha soldiers in Tekapo for training

Soldiers from a Gurkha regiment have invaded the Tekapo military camp for training they cannot get at their home base.

Slimmed down residential proposal goes before court

Slimmed down residential proposal goes before court

Should more residential development be provided for outside the urban growth boundary of Arrowtown and, if so, what is the appropriate density, were the questions posed in the Environment Court yesterday.

Final consents sought

Thirty-three more sections are proposed within Wanaka's sought-after Meadowstone subdivision, the ''last of the last'' for the development.

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