Otago Daily Times: Queenstown Lakes

Safety steps for tourist drivers

Safety steps for tourist drivers

Amended rental vehicle agreement forms; increased communication between rental car companies; a website dedicated to driving in New Zealand; and a nationwide roll-out of steering wheel tags are among measures to help keep drivers safe.

Casino monitoring review

The Gambling Commission has turned down an application by SkyCity to allow it to monitor its two Queenstown casinos remotely from Auckland.

Backs of buses to promote safe driving messages

Drivers visiting over the summer period who end up behind local buses in Queenstown will be able to read some driving tips, courtesy of the Queenstown Lakes District Council.

Assault, injuring charges

Two Cromwell men were arrested in Queenstown early yesterday after an incident during which a man was allegedly kicked in the head while lying on the ground.

Getting message across

Getting message across

How to cross a river with a rope and a milk container was just one of the skills passed on to a group of new hunting guides at a week-long course based at Glen Dene Station, Lake Hawea, this week.

Housekeeper calls time on 25 years

Housekeeper calls time on 25 years

June Reidie knows a thing or two about cleaning.

'Cowardly assault' in Queenstown

'Cowardly assault' in Queenstown

Two Cromwell men were arrested in Queenstown early this morning after an alleged assault in which a local man was kicked in the head while lying on the ground.

'Ordinary' visitor turned out to be Katy Perry

'Ordinary' visitor turned out to be Katy Perry

Save for a lucky few, Queenstowners hoping to hear Katy Perry roar during her stay at the resort have had to make do with a social media ''hi'' instead.

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