Otago Daily Times: Queenstown Lakes

Man critical after cliff fall

Man critical after cliff fall

A man who fell at least 20m down a cliff in the Pisa Range yesterday is in the intensive care unit at Dunedin Hospital in a critical condition.

Warning not time for complacency on Ebola

Warning not time for complacency on Ebola

An aid worker just returned from Sierra Leone is warning against complacency in the fight against Ebola.

Council backing marina proposal

Queenstown Lakes District Council is backing a private developer's marina proposal - right in the middle of the project's resource consent process.

Drowning man pulled from river

Drowning man pulled from river

A big Samoan man from Wellington called Ben has two ''skinny white boys'' to thank for surviving the Clutha River.

Many a challenge in fundraising ride

Many a challenge in fundraising ride

Queenstown's Carey Vivian is about to mountain bike the length of the country to try to raise $50,000 for motor neurone disease (MND) sufferers.

Body found

Police have recovered a body believed to be that of missing Wellington tramper Scott (Brock) Oliver from alongside the Wilkin River in Mt Aspiring National Park west of Makarora.

Getting on top of climate change data

Getting on top of climate change data

Dr Barbara Anderson is a scientist who makes no bones about climate change.

Reid for rural games concert

Reid for rural games concert

An outdoor concert is planned as part of the upcoming inaugural New Zealand Rural Games, being held in Queenstown over Waitangi Weekend.

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