Otago Daily Times: Queenstown Lakes

Funding for Games questioned

Funding for Games questioned

US superstar Lindsey Vonn's coach Chris Knight has blasted the Government's $1.5 million handout for the Winter Games in New Zealand.

Soho skiing gains in popularity

The new Soho Basin ski area near Cardrona is ''gaining in popularity,'' spokesman Hamish McCrostie says.

Plaque unveiled: 'long overdue recognition'

Plaque unveiled: 'long overdue recognition'

The deer farming industry paid tribute to its pioneers yesterday with a plaque unveiling ceremony at Wanaka Airport.

Snow dump cuts power to isolated village

Makarora got an unexpected 15cm snow dump yesterday which felled trees and caused a lengthy power cut.

Border security enhanced

Baggage-screening of international arrivals at Queenstown Airport has been bolstered by a $50,000 biosecurity X-ray machine.

Deer industry pioneer no 'cowboy'

Deer industry pioneer no 'cowboy'

The late Jim Kane might well have jumped from helicopters and wrestled deer to the ground in the mountains of Fiordland, but he was no ''cowboy''.

Man's drug honesty costs him NZ entry in Queenstown

Man's drug honesty costs him NZ entry in Queenstown

A British man who told a Customs officer he had used drugs and may do so again was one of two ''immigration turnarounds'' at Queenstown Airport.

New ski area opens near Queenstown

New ski area opens near Queenstown

Skiers can now shred the powder at an exclusive new ski area on previously untouched mountain land near Queenstown.

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