Otago Daily Times: Queenstown Lakes

Alleged victim high on meth at the time

Alleged victim high on meth at the time

The alleged victim of a kidnapping and prolonged assault in Queenstown in late 2014 has admitted to being high on methamphetamine at the time.

Disagreement over new airstrip rules

Informal airports came to the fore again yesterday during resumed hearings on the Queenstown Lakes District Council's proposed district plan.

Camper vans may be banned from CBD

Camper vans may be banned from CBD

Banning camper vans from Queenstown's CBD and freeing up 60 parking spaces in the Church St car park for public use are among the "bold moves'' being recommended to the Queenstown Lakes District Council.

Delays, but first night flight 'awesome' (+ video)

Delays, but first night flight 'awesome' (+ video)

At 7.21 last night, history was made at Queenstown Airport when Air New Zealand flight NZ613 from Auckland touched down.

Trial begins over Queenstown kidnapping

Trial begins over Queenstown kidnapping

After 18 months of legal wrangling, the trial has begun of two men and a woman in relation to an alleged kidnapping in Queenstown in 2014.

Delays after crash on Queenstown bridge

Queenstown police are warning drivers to take care on icy roads after a crash on a bridge this morning.

Climbers to tackle challenge of Andes

Climbers to tackle challenge of Andes

Four of Queenstown's leading mountaineers are planning to tackle unclimbed routes on 6000-metre peaks in the Peruvian Andes next month.

Named finalist

Named finalist

A Queenstown recruitment consultant is in the running for a national gong.

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