Otago Daily Times: Queenstown Lakes

Have bike, will travel around world

Have bike, will travel around world

A British motorcyclist trying to set a world record stopped off in Queenstown yesterday.

Wanaka road death: 'Maybe he was asleep'

Wanaka road death: 'Maybe he was asleep'

A Dutch pedestrian killed when he was hit by a taxi in Wanaka at the weekend may have been lying on the road at the time, police say.

'Stay' on fines refused

'Stay' on fines refused

Supreme Court Justice William Young has refused to issue a ''stay'' in relation to $24,000 of fines imposed in the District Court on former Wanaka resident Dr Fiona Caroline Graham.

Man killed in Wanaka accident named

Man killed in Wanaka accident named

Police have released the name of the man who was struck and killed by a car in Wanaka overnight.

Proposed backpackers 'should be fully notified'

Proposed backpackers 'should be fully notified'

A proposal for a 114-bed backpackers' facility in downtown Queenstown has ''massive implications'' for car parking and should be publicly notified, the owner of a neighbouring child-care centre says.

Failure to repay money on time

Failure to repay money on time

The disgraced former organiser of the Pub Charity New Zealand 7s may face further court action after allegedly failing to meet a reparation deadline.

Injury in crash

Injury in crash

A woman was taken to Lakes District Hospital with a serious arm injury yesterday after the commercial van she was driving overturned near Victoria Bridge on State Highway 6 about halfway between Queenstown and Cromwell.

Ruby swim event makes it a date

Ruby swim event makes it a date

The organisers of a new swimming event in Lake Wanaka are confident they have pole position over Triathalon New Zealand in the race for dates.

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