Otago Daily Times: Queenstown Lakes

Temporary fix for Wanaka pool

Temporary fix for Wanaka pool

Wanaka's public pool is expected to reopen within two months, following a Queenstown Lakes District Council decision to spend $115,000 to strengthen the Wanaka Community Pool building as a temporary measure. 

Teen critically injured in hotel balcony fall

Teen critically injured in hotel balcony fall

An Australian teenager remains in a critical condition after falling from a Queenstown hotel balcony.

Expelled engineer worked on resort building

Expelled engineer worked on resort building

A disgraced Southland engineer worked on one of Queenstown's most visible attractions - Skyline's restaurant and gondola building at Bob's Peak.

Pool reports convince ex-engineer

An ex-civil engineer training for his second attempt at swimming the length of Lake Wanaka says the Queenstown Lakes District Council made the right call in closing Wanaka's public pool because of earthquake risks.

Bra fence reboosted after thefts

Bra fence reboosted after thefts

Like a phoenix from the ashes, the controversial Cardrona bra fence is rising once more.

Pair sought after assault

Pair sought after assault

Police are seeking two men who allegedly assaulted another man in downtown Queenstown early yesterday.

Men sought after Queenstown assault

Men sought after Queenstown assault

Police are looking for two men who allegedly assaulted another man in downtown Queenstown early this morning, putting him in hospital.

Concern at not buying gold land

Concern at not buying gold land

The Cardrona community has been ''really let down'' by the Queenstown Lakes District Council, which failed in its bid to buy abandoned sections in the village, a local publican says.

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