Otago Daily Times: Queenstown Lakes

Saving Scott step by step

Saving Scott step by step

A high-altitude rescue on a remote Himalayan peak has earned Queenstown climber Ben Dare a top civilian bravery medal from the New Zealand Royal Humane Society. He says he did what he had to do. David Williams reports.

Wanaka Police seek man who may have followed children

Wanaka Police seek man who may have followed children

A man who may have followed two schoolchildren around in Wanaka has caused ripples of concern within the community.

7 more winter flights a week

7 more winter flights a week

A Record number of transtasman flights are due to land in Queenstown this winter, 13% more than last year.

Big names for film festival

A world-renowned climber, a multisport legend and a professional kayaker will entertain the crowds at this year's New Zealand Mountain Film Festival, being held in Wanaka and Queenstown from July 3 to 11.

Passenger numbers up at Queenstown

Passenger numbers up at Queenstown

Queenstown's Airport's international passenger numbers increased nearly 40% in March on the corresponding month last year, with increased flight capacity and strong passenger loadings of 81%.

Council holds over housing discussion

Council holds over housing discussion

Consideration of ''special housing areas'' in the Queenstown area has been deferred until after the new Arrowtown ward councillor has been elected.

Council removes property details from website

Council removes property details from website

Finding out who owns properties in the Queenstown Lakes district just got harder.

Falklands service

A small contingent of New Zealanders and Australians, including Wanaka helicopter pilot Peter Garden, will attend an Anzac service at Port Stanley in the Falkland Islands tomorrow.

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