Otago Daily Times: Queenstown Lakes

Marathon runners praised as 'absolute stars'

Marathon runners praised as 'absolute stars'

Organisers of the sold-out inaugural Air New Zealand Queenstown International Marathon have praised competitors for braving at-times atrocious conditions yesterday.

Info mounting on gun-toting vandals

Info mounting on gun-toting vandals

The net is tightening on gun-toting vandals who extensively damaged a public hut in the Mavora Lakes over Labour Weekend.

'Locals day'

'Locals day'

Dart River Jet will hold a ''locals' day'' next weekend to raise funds for a new lodge at the fire-hit Paradise Trust property near Glenorchy.

Snowfalls unexpected hurdle for skifield project

Snowfalls unexpected hurdle for skifield project

Unusually high snowfalls have made November a tough month for contractors working on a new base building at The Remarkables ski area.

Debt down as QLDC records surplus

The Queenstown Lakes District Council has recorded a $20million surplus for the year to the end of June 30.

'The Cell' a nucleus of business support

'The Cell' a nucleus of business support

Entrepreneurs everywhere are being invited to spend time in ''The Cell'', Wanaka's business incubator located in the town's former police station in Helwick St.

The new facility is being leased and managed by the team behind Wanaka's entry in Chorus' Gigatown ultra-fast broadband competition.

Longer work term hailed

An extension to the length of time Chinese nationals on a working holiday can work for one employer is being welcomed in New Zealand's tourism capital.

Lone example of Ford failure

Lone example of Ford failure

Henry Ford is remembered mostly for the success of his car-building enterprises - particularly his mass-produced Model T.

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