Otago Daily Times: Queenstown Lakes

Wanaka set to lose officers

Wanaka set to lose officers

Wanaka is set to lose its police senior sergeant position and also a rural community constable job in a restructuring of the Otago rural policing area.

Southern glow at World Ski Awards

A Wanaka skifield and three Queenstown accommodation providers took top honours at the second annual World Ski Awards in Kitzbuhel, Austria, at the weekend.

Bitcoin system put in context

The first conference in New Zealand about digital currency bitcoin will be held in Queenstown this weekend.

Sections being snapped up

The last available sections in Wanaka's sought-after Meadowstone subdivision are being snapped up following their release last week, 20 years after the development's launch.

Mediation over town plan

Mediation over town plan

Sir John Hansen says mediation could be the answer to controversial plans to extend Queenstown's town centre.

Last of unclaimed miners land sold

The last of the Cardrona Valley's abandoned goldmining sections has sold, years after a search began to trace descendants of the land's original owners.

Jail warning for teenager

A Queenstown teenager was told by justice of the peace Vicki Buckham in the Queenstown District Court yesterday that if he breached his bail again ''prison is where you're headed for''.

'Sore as hell', but up on cloud nine

'Sore as hell', but up on cloud nine

You know it is a tough marathon when you are handed a survival blanket 14km from the finish.

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