Otago Daily Times: Queenstown Lakes

Motorcyclist dies in tourist van collision

Motorcyclist dies in tourist van collision

One motorcyclist is dead and a second seriously injured after a group of riders slammed into a tour van carrying Malaysian tourists near Kingston yesterday.

Visitor levy mooted as fundraiser

Visitor levy mooted as fundraiser

A bed tax is back on the agenda for Queenstown, driven by the resort's Chamber of Commerce.

Dog bylaw changes on table

A groundswell of public opposition to tougher dog control rules has been taken on board by the Queenstown Lakes District Council.

Golfer's chance

One lucky golfer will get the chance to join the amateur field of next year's BMW New Zealand golf open at The Hills and Millbrook courses.

Wanaka left deflated but positive

Tears of disappointment were shed last evening at Wanaka's Gin and Raspberry bar, where Gigatown supporters had gathered to watch the live announcement of the winner of the Chorus competition.

Hilton: no approval needed

Hilton Queenstown's new owners say they are just financiers, so the deal does not need Overseas Investment Office approval.

Increased police patrols pay off

A Christchurch motorist was charged with drink-driving and dangerous driving after being stopped near Omarama on Saturday.

Opposition to fuel site

The backers of a planned 24-hour, unmanned fuel station in Arrowtown say it will provide a much-needed service for residents and visitors.

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