Otago Daily Times: Queenstown Lakes

Tributes for tourist who fell from balcony

Tributes for tourist who fell from balcony

Friends have paid tribute to a ''beautiful soul'' after the 19-year-old tourist who fell from a Queenstown hotel balcony died on Saturday night.

Allan, Williams score Peak hat-tricks

Allan, Williams score Peak hat-tricks

Wanaka multisport athletes Dougal Allan and Joanna Williams both made it a hat-trick of wins at Queenstown's classic Peak to Peak race.

Cheated ACC

A Queenstown man has been sentenced to 270 hours' community service for defrauding ACC of more than $12,000.

Teen dies after Queenstown balcony fall

Teen dies after Queenstown balcony fall

The 19-year-old Australian tourist who fell from a Queenstown hotel balcony has died overnight.

Slip cleared after road closure

Slip cleared after road closure

Contractors have cleared a land slip that closed a section of the Queenstown to Glenorchy Road this morning.

Pushing the boundaries

Pushing the boundaries This week Wanaka was set on an expansion path unlikely to be matched by any other town in Otago in the near future, except possibly Queenstown. Mark Price speaks to four Wanaka residents with a place in the town's past and a stake in its future.

Brownlee should stay as minister: English

Brownlee should stay as minister: English

Transport Minister Gerry Brownlee had a ''brain explosion'' when he bypassed airport security but did not need to give up the portfolio, deputy prime minister Bill English says.

Irish woman on two charges

A drunk Irish woman has been arrested and charged after walking into a Queenstown apartment, locking herself in a cupboard and urinating throughout.

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