Otago Daily Times: Queenstown Lakes

More than 100 houses planned for Wanaka

More than 100 houses planned for Wanaka

The final piece of the puzzle in Wanaka's inner residential tract will start to be filled in next year, as the town's most prolific developer launches his latest project.

Officer in abuse case resigns

Officer in abuse case resigns

A taxi firm boss whose driver was racially insulted by an off-duty Queenstown policewoman says they are very relieved she has resigned.

Big race poser for resort

Queenstown Airport boss Scott Paterson says it will be a case of ''who blinks first'' on future Queenstown International Marathon capacity after a bumper November.

Soil tested at potential facility sites

Soil tested at potential facility sites

Soil testing was carried out at two sites next to Lake Wanaka on Wednesday as the group behind a proposed watersports building prepares to apply for resource consent for the project.

Grant for snowboarder

Grant for snowboarder

World-ranked Paralympic snowboarder Carl Murphy (33), of Wanaka, has been selected as the main recipient of the New Zealand Mountain Film Festival's 2014 grant scheme.

Council backs new pool over repair

Council backs new pool over repair

A proposed upgrade of Wanaka's community pool appears to be off the table and the Queenstown Lakes District Council has instead agreed to bring forward the design of a new pool development at Three Parks.

'Ordinary' visitor turned out to be Katy Perry

Save for a lucky few, Queenstowners hoping to hear Katy Perry roar during her stay at the resort have had to make do with a social media ''hi'' instead.

Funding for volunteers

Central Otago is one of 10 areas in New Zealand to receive government funding to extend the Youth in Emergency Services programme.

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