Otago Daily Times: Queenstown Lakes

University of Otago has key role in obesity genes study

University of Otago has key role in obesity genes study

The University of Otago will play a critical role in a new study which aims to identify genes that predispose New Zealanders to obesity and type 2 diabetes.

Multi-billionaire leaves not a trace

Multi-billionaire leaves not a trace

Google co-founder Larry Page has come and gone from Wanaka without, it seems, leaving a trace.

Man fired airgun while drunk

An Australian man was a ''stupid young larrikin'' when he repeatedly fired an air rifle near the resort's town centre while drunk, the Queenstown District Court heard yesterday.

'Gravity quad' lets disabled do their stuff

'Gravity quad' lets disabled do their stuff

A Wanaka man has designed a downhill quad mountain bike, inspired by a desire to get a mate who was paralysed in a mountain biking accident back on a bike.

Rainbow events galore for Gay Ski Week

Rainbow events galore for Gay Ski Week

Gay Ski Week QT co-organiser Mandy Whitewoods (centre) with Mark Bennett (left) and Mal Graham at the festival's opening party at The Find bar on Saturday night.

Owner upset dog still 'menacing'

One of two schnauzer dogs implicated in the deaths of three lambs on a Lower Shotover property has had its menacing dog classification overturned.

Mumbai man may forfeit $10,000

An Indian man convicted of indecency could soon have to forfeit the $10,000 he put up to secure bail.

Games boss 'over the moon'

Games boss 'over the moon'

Winter Games chief executive Arthur Klap has hailed this year's event as the best yet.

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