Otago Daily Times: Queenstown Lakes

Quakes shake lower South Island

Quakes shake lower South Island

The lower South Island has been struck by a couple of earthquakes this morning.

Final tilt at title

Final tilt at title

Central Otago's best young viticulturist is gearing up for a third and final tilt at a national title.

Six times over limit with child in car

Six times over limit with child in car

A woman who drove her child to school while six times over the drink-driving limit has been sentenced to supervision and community work.

Skippers Rd reopens after another slip

Skippers Rd, near Queenstown, reopened yesterday after being closed by a slip for the second time in a week.

New snow furnishes the slopes

New snow furnishes the slopes

They are skiing and boarding almost wall-to-wall on Queenstown's skifields.

Response unexplained

Police are not commenting on why it took more than an hour to begin evacuating Queenstown Airport's terminal after a note mentioning a bomb was found on a plane.

Avalanche raises lake level

A group of professional mountain guides may have triggered an avalanche in the Remarkables Range yesterday afternoon that raised the level of Lake Alta by 7cm.

Blue skies, fresh snow at skifields (+ video)

Blue skies, fresh snow at skifields (+ video)

There were blue skies, calm conditions and fresh snow at Queenstown's skifields today.

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