Otago Daily Times: Queenstown Lakes

Home detention for Marshall attacker

Home detention for Marshall attacker

The son of 'Black Widow' murderer Helen Milner, found guilty of punching and stomping former All Black Justin Marshall outside a Queenstown bar, has escaped jail.

Near Armageddon take rockquest honours

Near Armageddon take rockquest honours

Near Armageddon proved they still have the edge after being named this year's Central Otago winners of Smokefreerockquest for the second year in a row.

Trail links being investigated

Trail links being investigated

A dream of linking towns in the Queenstown Lakes and Central Otago districts by an off-road cycling and walking track is being considered by recreational organisations throughout the region.

First winter market held

First winter market held

The first winter market was held in Wanaka last night, as part of the new Light Up Wanaka festivities.

Housing trust tax uncertainty resolved

Housing trust tax uncertainty resolved

A Queenstown housing trust says it will not face further tax obligations after the Government announced plans to introduce new tax legislation, giving certainty to community housing providers.

$446,000 granted to events

Almost half a million dollars in funding has been allocated to 23 major events by the Queenstown Lakes District Council.

Doc to manage bait

The Department of Conservation says it will ''carefully manage'' the cereal bait laced with 1080 poison intended for the postponed Makarora ''battle for our birds'' operation.

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