Otago Daily Times: Queenstown Lakes

Repairs for battered Queenstown roads

Repairs for battered Queenstown roads

Harsh conditions this winter have taken their toll on some roads in the Queenstown Lakes District and work is being done immediately to make them safer, the council says.

Happy to host hunter in Hawea

Happy to host hunter in Hawea

The owner of a Lake Hawea trophy-hunting business says he is ''more than comfortable'' about hosting a US hunter who is being slammed for showcasing photos of herself posing with a giraffe, wildebeest and other animals she has shot.

Paradise Trust plans may change

Paradise Trust plans may change

The Paradise Trust is having second thoughts about how to spend the insurance payout from the loss of its historic homestead in a fire last year.

Alert over whooping cough

Alert over whooping cough

Sixty-six possible cases of whooping cough have been notified to Public Health South and the vast majority are in Wanaka and Hawea.

Consent granted to buy Glenorchy farm

Consent granted to buy Glenorchy farm

The Overseas Investment Office has granted consent for a private company with United States interests to buy Priory Farm, near Glenorchy.

40km covered in 16 minutes

40km covered in 16 minutes

A Queenstown shearer has been convicted on a charge of dangerous driving after travelling from Arrowtown to Cromwell at an average speed of 149kmh.

Doc manager going north to Alaska

Doc manager going north to Alaska

A Fiordland-based Department of Conservation manager will be heading to Alaska after winning the Stephen O'Dea Developmental Award.

Notary public status granted

Notary public status granted

Queenstown resource management lawyer Jayne Macdonald has become the first woman in the resort to be made a notary public.

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