Otago Daily Times: Queenstown Lakes

Pool clash going public

Pool clash going public

Northlake Investments Ltd is ramping up its war of words with the Queenstown Lakes District Council over where the new Wanaka Community Pool should be sited, and is taking its case direct to the public.

US trip spurs 'gig' ideas

US trip spurs 'gig' ideas

The Wanaka community is engaged with the gigatown competition and ready to go when the town wins the contest, Gigatown Wanaka member Arna Craig says.

Penguin count beckons

Penguin count beckons

Teacher Christina Greenwood, of Wanaka, leaves next month on an expedition to the Auckland Islands to count yellow-eyed penguins.

Pilots go as far as they can

Pilots go as far as they can

Four Russian tourists arrived in Wanaka this week - in their own helicopters, which they had flown from their home country.

Chef burned by barbecue

A chef at Walter Peak High Country Farm was flown to Southland Hospital yesterday with moderate burns caused by a flare-up from a wood-fired barbecue.

Stars spotted in Queenstown

Stars spotted in Queenstown

James Bond actor Daniel Craig and his Oscar-winning wife, Rachel Weisz, have been spotted in Queenstown.

1300 new homes for Q'town area

1300 new homes for Q'town area

Authorities have signed an agreement to have 1300 more homes built in the Queenstown Lakes district in the next three years.

Supreme Court to hear case

Supreme Court to hear case

Crown Law has urged the Supreme Court to accept ''Tindallgate'' bouncer Jonathan Dixon's appeal, to fix a precedent-setting decision about stolen digital files.

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