Otago Daily Times: Queenstown Lakes

Treble Cone skiers safe after avalanche

Treble Cone skiers safe after avalanche A group of skiers at Treble Cone near Wanaka is safe after triggering an avalanche. Warnings have been issued for all mountain ranges due to heavy snow. Motorists are urged to take care on icy roads.

Snow disrupts transport in South

Snow disrupts transport in South Winter is making its presence felt in the South, with snow affecting major roads and disrupting travel plans.

Fire damages Queenstown house

Fire damages Queenstown house

A fire safety officer is to examine a Queenstown property that caught alight early on Saturday.

Study to assist planning

Study to assist planning

A detailed and costly study of the Wakatipu Basin's landscapes is being done after landowners slammed the local council for not doing its homework before a district plan review.

Faster connections promise by Chorus

Faster connections promise by Chorus

Chorus is promising to drastically reduce the 10-week waiting time for fibre broadband connections in Queenstown.

Zoo gets long lease

The family operating Frankton's Zoological Gardens has been granted a rent-free 10-year lease on the condition it prepares a management plan for the recreation reserve in which the zoo lies.

11 hotel lift passengers stuck between floors

Eleven people were rescued by firefighters after getting stuck in a Queenstown hotel lift yesterday afternoon.

Skippers Rd closed again

Skippers Rd closed again

A slip has closed Skippers Rd, near Queenstown, for the third time in recent days.

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