Otago Daily Times: Queenstown Lakes

Fatal crash near Queenstown

Fatal crash near Queenstown

Police have confirmed a crash near Queenstown this afternoon claimed the life of a 74-year-old woman.

New festival planned

New festival planned

A new two-day music festival attended by up to 3000 people will be held near Wanaka at New Year.

Lakeview swap approved

The Queenstown Lakes District Council is pressing ahead with a land exchange in Lakeview.

Investigation after woman claims dog attacked by pack

Investigation after woman claims dog attacked by pack

An incident in which a pack of dogs attacked another dog in Wanaka last week is being investigated by the council's animal control officer.

Accolades for district's performance

Accolades for district's performance

Queenstown police were praised yesterday by two of the Southern district's top brass at an awards ceremony in the resort.

Waiting for news of final

Members of Wanaka rock band Near Armageddon will find out this afternoon if they have made it through to the grand final of the Smokefreerockquest secondary school music competition.

New rules to tackle housing shortage

Queenstown's council plans to fast-track new district plan zoning rules to tackle the district's housing shortage.

Canadian tourist 'fulfilled his dream'

Canadian tourist 'fulfilled his dream'

The family of one of the Canadian tourists found dead near the Kepler Track this week says the 23-year-old industrial design student had ''fulfilled his dream''.

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