Otago Daily Times: Queenstown Lakes

Region battered by fierce winds

Region battered by fierce winds

Strong northwest winds are creating problems in Otago today, felling power lines, fanning a large scrub fire and prompting warnings for motorists.

Walter Peak site advertised

Walter Peak site advertised

It might be third time lucky for a multimillion-dollar luxury development at Walter Peak, across Lake Wakatipu from Queenstown.

Developer told to stop felling trees

Developer told to stop felling trees

Wanaka developer Allan Dippie has been told to stop cutting down trees at the entrance to the town.

Failed firm short of assets

Another Steve Rout company failure, another allegation of assets already sold.

'Missing link' cycle track feasibility study completed

Plans for a $1 million ''missing link'' in the Upper Clutha's cycle network are moving ahead.

Supreme Court bid over 'Tindallgate'

Supreme Court bid over 'Tindallgate'

Former Queenstown doorman Jonathan Dixon hopes to take his case all the way to the Supreme Court.

Positive future tipped for ice-driving venture

Positive future tipped for ice-driving venture

The Southern Hemisphere Proving Ground (SHPG) was full to capacity last week, yet the team there could still find room to slip in a quick ice-driving session.

Car with mother, child plunges down bank

Car with mother, child plunges down bank

A tree was all that stopped a vehicle carrying a mother and child plunging into Lake Wakatipu yesterday.

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