Otago Daily Times: Queenstown Lakes

Budget boost for resort airport

Budget boost for resort airport

Queenstown Airport will be staffed by immigration officers year-round for the first time as a result of a Budget funding boost.

Transport hub at Frankton proposed

Transport hub at Frankton proposed

Two former Queenstown Lakes district mayors are proposing a park and ride service as the solution to congestion problems in the resort.

All-terrain responders

All-terrain responders

St John Queenstown station manager Keith Raymond (right) and paramedic Chris Marr show off one of the service's new four-wheel-drive ambulance response vehicles for skifield and off-road access.

Four honoured

Four honoured

Jim Boult Peter WillsmanNeill SimpsonFour prominent Queenstown residents have received honours from Governor-General Sir Jerry Mateparae at investiture ceremonies at Government House in Wellington.

Day of disruption as snow hits resort

Day of disruption as snow hits resort

The forecast snow has arrived in Queenstown, bringing half a metre of snow to Coronet Peak and The Remarkables skifields.

Wakatipu search called off

Wakatipu search called off

Police have called off a search for a vessel reportedly in distress in ''nasty'' conditions on Lake Wakatipu yesterday.

Distress call spurs search

Distress call spurs search

There remains no word this morning of a vessel that was apparently in distress in ''nasty'' conditions on Lake Wakatipu yesterday.

Construction boom hits $250m plus

Construction boom hits $250m plus

Commercial activity on Queenstown's Frankton flats is fuelling a quarter billion dollar construction boom.

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