Otago Daily Times: Queenstown Lakes

Witnesses to fatal crash sought

Witnesses to fatal crash sought

Police are calling on any witnesses to a fatal crash near Queenstown on Friday afternoon to come forward.

Woman killed in crash near Queenstown named

Woman killed in crash near Queenstown named

The 76-year-old woman who died after a head-on collision near Queenstown has been named.

Snow-making affected by quake

Snow-making affected by quake

Management of the Treble Cone Skifield believes it has dodged a bullet over damage done to the field in the 5.8 magnitude earthquake three months ago.

Solutions to traffic woes offered

Increasing public transport services, introducing a park-and-ride service, upgrading cycle networks and utilising new technologies such as Uber and e-bikes were mooted as solutions to traffic woes at a Queenstown Lakes District Council transport strategy meeting yesterday.

Two gay ski weeks vie

Two gay ski weeks vie

Transtasman rivalry is extending into Queenstown's annual gay ski week festival.

Yurts likely to need consent

Yurts likely to need consent

It might be made of canvas and it might be a comfortable, low-cost housing solution, but a yurt still needs building consent and, quite possibly, resource consent.

Fatal crash near Queenstown

Fatal crash near Queenstown

Police have confirmed a crash near Queenstown this afternoon claimed the life of a 74-year-old woman.

New festival planned

New festival planned

A new two-day music festival attended by up to 3000 people will be held near Wanaka at New Year.

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