Otago Daily Times: Queenstown Lakes

Quake fears over Queenstown council building

Quake fears over Queenstown council building

Queenstown's primary council building could potentially suffer a ''brittle collapse'' - similar to Canterbury's CTV building - in a major earthquake, councillors were told yesterday.

Watersports building advance

Watersports building advance

It has been a big week for the group behind a proposed watersports building on the Lake Wanaka shore.

Store challenged on liquor display

The way Wanaka New World displays its alcohol came under the spotlight at a District Licensing Committee hearing this week.

House fire: 'I was only out for 20 minutes'

House fire: 'I was only out for 20 minutes'

David Jacobs had been away from his Arrowtown home only about 20 minutes last night before returning to find three fire crews dousing it in water.

KJet alleges mistakes in court decision

KJet alleges mistakes in court decision

A long running legal battle between rival Queenstown jet boat companies has gone another round in court.

Queenstown employers mull worker housing

Queenstown employers mull worker housing Queenstown employers are evaluating whether to provide worker housing as the Government urges the job seekers to head south.

Deadline draws near for cabin owners

Deadline draws near for cabin owners

Several cabin owners at Queenstown's Lakeview site have just over a month to make contact with the resort's council, or face possible legal action.

'Brutal' attack's huge toll

'Brutal' attack's huge toll

In heartfelt words which touched all those in the courtroom, Wanaka father of two Kahu Vincent and his family have told of the day their lives changed forever, and its aftermath.

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