Otago Daily Times: Queenstown Lakes

Earning an A pass takes good detail

Earning an A pass takes good detail

From the authenticity of the upholstery materials to the alignment of the tyre valve stems, it was all about the details during the national Model A meet concours judging at Wanaka Airport's transport and toy museum yesterday.

Nasa linked to stunning car flight

Nasa linked to stunning car flight

It seems Nasa was not just launching balloons in Wanaka.

More car parks for Remarkables

Work is under way on a new car park at the Remarkables ski area that is considered critical to its future.

$16,000 paid over fire

$16,000 paid over fire

Queenstown's council has been paid more than $16,000 by the National Rural Fire Authority, relating to the cost of fighting a fire at Cecil Peak a year ago.

Balloon's good progress pleases Nasa

Balloon's good progress pleases Nasa

Nasa's super-pressure helium balloon is tracking ''extremely well'' since it left Wanaka Airport last Friday, programme office chief Debbie Fairbrother says.

Pupils in pyjamas help Vanuatu

Pupils in pyjamas help Vanuatu

Susan Noble, from Hawea Flat School's ''Grans in our community'' reading programme (members of which joined the fun), with pupil Shane Warren (6), during the school's pyjama day fundraiser for cyclone-ravaged Vanuatu last week.

Seeking to introduce sport of polo to resort

Apolo club has been mooted for land near Queenstown, subject to resource consent and Overseas Investment Office approval.

Driver towing horse float charged

A Darfield man towing a horse float has been processed for drink-driving near Queenstown at the weekend.

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