Otago Daily Times: Queenstown Lakes

New course test for dogs and owners

New course test for dogs and owners

A new course for Dog Derby competitors created a lot of heavy panting at The Remarkables ski area yesterday.

Early days: ski industry not writing season off yet

Early days: ski industry not writing season off yet

Queenstown ski gear retail and hire operators are taking a glass half full approach to the ski season's disrupted start.

Wilding pines make way for natives

Wilding pines make way for natives

Three hectares of land on the Lake Hawea foreshore is undergoing a major rehabilitation, as wilding pines are removed and native plants established.

Marking 75 years of women in police

Marking 75 years of women in police

One of the first eight women to wear a police uniform in New Zealand is taking part in celebrations today marking the 75th anniversary of women in the New Zealand police force.

Lakeside station under contract

Another high-country station on the shores of Lake Hawea looks set to change hands.

Gibbston Valley line-up announced

Gibbston Valley line-up announced

The line-up for next summer's Gibbston Valley Winery concert on January 21 will include Australian rockers Icehouse, Welsh songstress Bonnie Tyler and British band Alan Parsons Live Project.

Consent-processing rate dives as check looms

Consent-processing rate dives as check looms

Queenstown's building consent processing rate has dropped to a new low ahead of a checkup by Crown auditors.

Night skiing canned

Coronet Peak will not open for night skiing as part of Queenstown Winter Festival celebrations, due to a lack of snow.

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