Otago Daily Times: Queenstown Lakes

Spate of crashes on icy Queenstown roads

Spate of crashes on icy Queenstown roads

Motorists in the Wakatipu Basin are being urged to be very careful on the roads this morning as black ice is widespread in the area.

Bungy company sorry for incident

Bungy company sorry for incident

A thrill-seeker got more excitement than expected when they were left suspended 160m above the Nevis Valley last week after a bungy swing equipment failure.

Council to be offered track management

Council to be offered track management

Queenstown Lakes ratepayers will get a great deal if the council takes on the management of 13 tracks on Coronet Peak and Glencoe Stations, the stations' supervisor says.

Watersports appeal likely

Watersports appeal likely

While supporters of the controversial Wanaka Watersports Facility are "thrilled'' at its resource consent approval, appeals seem likely.

Tourist said to have had flick knife

A Frenchman allegedly had a flick knife in his possession when stopped for a drink-driving check in Queenstown early yesterday.

Man left house carrying weapon

Armed policed swooped on the Queenstown suburb of Frankton yesterday after a man walked out of a property with a weapon.

Man left dangling at Nevis Swing

Man left dangling at Nevis Swing

AJ Hackett Bungy has "sincerely apologised'' to a customer who it says received "a fright'' when they fell unexpectedly from a jump pod on the 160m-high Nevis Swing last week.

Arrest after school locked down in Queenstown

Arrest after school locked down in Queenstown

Armed police locked down a Queenstown primary school this afternoon, as they hunted for a man they believed was armed.

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