Otago Daily Times: Queenstown Lakes

Award for mountain rescue

Award for mountain rescue

Richard Raynes sounds like the sort of guy who would rather be scrambling over ice and snow on the side of Mt Aspiring in the dark than small-talking his way through the suits, frocks and handshakes of the ballroom at Government House.

New glasses among grass advice offers

New glasses among grass advice offers

The Christchurch man who killed the lawn at his Wanaka holiday house in a chemical mix-up has been offered two pairs of free glasses by a firm of optometrists.

Power, passion set festival bar high

The sixth Festival of Colour opened with power, passion and raw physicality, setting the bar high for the rest of the week.

Air NZ boosts resort service

Air NZ boosts resort service

Projects to improve Queenstown Airport may be brought forward to cater for an extra 140,000 passengers expected to travel to the resort with Air New Zealand next year.

Chutney confiscation 'bully-like'

Chutney confiscation 'bully-like'

An American couple say the confiscation of chutney and jelly from their luggage at Queenstown Airport has tarnished their holiday.

Dangerous driving, resisting charges laid

A 24-year-old Queenstown woman disqualified from driving for six months in October had her licence back for 13 days before allegedly being involved in another incident.

Fiery beginning for festival

Fiery beginning for festival

A story from Maori mythology was the presented on the Wanaka lake shore in calm, dry conditions last night to signal the beginning of the 2015 Southern Lakes Festival of Colour.

Classes using new building

Classes using new building

Arrowtown School pupils have started their new term by moving into a flash new building.

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