Otago Daily Times: Queenstown Lakes

Slimmed down residential proposal goes before court

Slimmed down residential proposal goes before court

Should more residential development be provided for outside the urban growth boundary of Arrowtown and, if so, what is the appropriate density, were the questions posed in the Environment Court yesterday.

TVs no longer accepted

The Wanaka Wastebusters Recycling Centre plans to pull the plug on its television set recycling service today.

The Hawks have landed

The Hawks have landed

There was a feeling of military invasion at Queenstown Airport yesterday evening when three Royal Australian Air Force Hawk 127s arrived in formation, deploying drogue parachutes upon landing.

Final consents sought

Thirty-three more sections are proposed within Wanaka's sought-after Meadowstone subdivision, the ''last of the last'' for the development.

Pak'n Save, Mitre 10 all ready to go

Pak'n Save, Mitre 10 all ready to go

The developer behind the $50 million Pak'n Save and Mitre 10 Mega development in Queenstown says he would be ''very surprised'' if long-awaited construction of the retail stores did not go ahead this time around.

Dog owner petitions for vet bill subsidy

Dog owner petitions for vet bill subsidy

A Queenstown man is asking why vet bills are not subsidised.

Global interest rockets after royal visit

Global interest rockets after royal visit

Global interest in Queenstown has rocketed following the visit to Amisfield Winery and Shotover Jet by the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge on Sunday.

Man arrested after allegedly using false passport

Man arrested after allegedly using false passport

A Fijian man wearing a hat, sunglasses and a scarf in a bid to ''disguise his appearance'' allegedly tried to leave New Zealand via Queenstown Airport on a false passport on Sunday afternoon.

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