Otago Daily Times: Queenstown Lakes

Tennis coach's 10 years celebrated

Tennis coach's 10 years celebrated

From training sessions with Pat Rafter to sneaking into Andre Agassi's management box at the US Open, Wanaka Tennis Club coach and former professional player Perry Crockett has enjoyed some high profile encounters over the years.

1661km by Law in long run

An ''elated'' Mal Law was yesterday still processing the fact his 50 day running challenge had finished.

Finally, the balloon goes up

Finally, the balloon goes up

Budgets permitting, the Nasa balloon team will be back in Wanaka next year.

Willowridge interested in subdivision

Wanaka developer Allan Dippie could be set to buy another large chunk of Upper Clutha land for residential development, this time in Luggate.

Driving a Model A tests skill

Driving a Model A tests skill

If you are ever asked to drive an 84-year-old Model A Ford, this might help:There is an ignition key, but to start the motor press the button on the floor with your foot.

Convention centre, Lakeview costs up

The rising costs of the Queenstown Lakes District Council's proposed convention centre and Lakeview subdivision have been revealed in its draft 10-year plan.

Three processed for drink-driving

Three people processed for drink-driving in Queenstown early yesterday are ''too many'', police say.

Daily routine suspended for lift off

Daily routine suspended for lift off

School was skipped, appointments rescheduled and work put on hold yesterday morning as hundreds of spectators gathered to watch the Nasa balloon launch from Wanaka airport.

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