Almost a dozen more tree species are likely to be prohibited
from being planted anywhere in the Queenstown Lakes District.
Potential parking problems could decide the fate of the
proposed Wanaka Community House.
The wreckage of a chopper that crashed near the Lindis Pass
at the weekend, killing a Southland man, has today been
lifted off the mountain as investigators seek clues to the
cause of the accident.
Investigators will today assess the site of a helicopter
crash which killed Otautau man Liam Edwards (32) and
hospitalised pilot Murray Sarginson (51) on Saturday.
A mother was caught attempting to drive her child home while
more than six times over the legal breath-alcohol limit.
The Queenstown Lakes District Council is not setting out to
‘‘prop up'' the district's farmers through its proposed
Queenstown Lakes Mayor Vanessa van Uden says the council has
to do ‘‘a better job'' at giving residents information around
parking changes in central Queenstown.
Queenstown's first commercial evening flight is scheduled to
land this month, after Air New Zealand's first ‘‘proving
flight'' was hailed a success.
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