Otago Daily Times: Queenstown Lakes

Transport hub at Frankton proposed

Transport hub at Frankton proposed

Two former Queenstown Lakes district mayors are proposing a park and ride service as the solution to congestion problems in the resort.

Four honoured

Four honoured

Jim Boult Peter WillsmanNeill SimpsonFour prominent Queenstown residents have received honours from Governor-General Sir Jerry Mateparae at investiture ceremonies at Government House in Wellington.

All-terrain responders

All-terrain responders

St John Queenstown station manager Keith Raymond (right) and paramedic Chris Marr show off one of the service's new four-wheel-drive ambulance response vehicles for skifield and off-road access.

Budget boost for airport

Budget boost for airport

Queenstown Airport will be staffed by immigration officers year-round for the first time as a result of a Budget funding boost.

Day of disruption as snow hits resort

Day of disruption as snow hits resort

The forecast snow has arrived in Queenstown, bringing half a metre of snow to Coronet Peak and The Remarkables skifields.

Wakatipu search called off

Wakatipu search called off

Police have called off a search for a vessel reportedly in distress in ''nasty'' conditions on Lake Wakatipu yesterday.

Distress call spurs search

Distress call spurs search

There remains no word this morning of a vessel that was apparently in distress in ''nasty'' conditions on Lake Wakatipu yesterday.

Construction boom hits $250m plus

Construction boom hits $250m plus

Commercial activity on Queenstown's Frankton flats is fuelling a quarter billion dollar construction boom.

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