Otago Daily Times: Queenstown Lakes

Man dies in Albert Town fire

Man dies in Albert Town fire

A man is dead following a house fire in Albert Town, near Wanaka overnight.

Justin Marshall's attacker avoids jail

Justin Marshall's attacker avoids jail

Former All Black Justin Marshall curled up into a ball as he was punched, kicked and stomped on during a street attack in Queenstown, a court heard yesterday.

Conference centre plan presented

Conference centre plan presented

Consultants working on a proposed conference centre for downtown Queenstown yesterday unveiled concept plans for a $52.6 million facility capable of holding up to 800 delegates.

Mountain fatality highlights danger

A leading Kiwi climber says the death of his friend shows the mountains have no respect for experience.

Council criticised over KJet extension

The Queenstown Lakes District Council has been criticised for an apparent lack of disclosure over a jet-boat company's plans to extend its operations.

'Breathing space' on school buses

'Breathing space' on school buses

Wakatipu schools are celebrating a Ministry of Education ''backdown'' over government-funded bus services.

Butter chicken mousse no bar to win

Butter chicken mousse no bar to win

The butter chicken mousse dessert served with chocolate salted nut bar and berry and chilli water ice might have been just a step too far for the 19 judges, but it did not matter in the end.

Crash interviews nearly done

Initial interviews with witnesses to Saturday's fatal Helicopter Line crash on Mt Alta, near Wanaka, are expected to be completed today or tomorrow morning.

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