Otago Daily Times: Queenstown Lakes

Inquiry continues into chopper crash

Investigators will today assess the site of a helicopter crash which killed Otautau man Liam Edwards (32) and hospitalised pilot Murray Sarginson (51) on Saturday.

Mother six times over limit

Mother six times over limit

A mother was caught attempting to drive her child home while more than six times over the legal breath-alcohol limit.

Council farming support charge rejected

Council farming support charge rejected

The Queenstown Lakes District Council is not setting out to ‘‘prop up'' the district's farmers through its proposed district plan.

Proving flight a success; night services imminent (+ video)

Proving flight a success; night services imminent (+ video)

Queenstown's first commercial evening flight is scheduled to land this month, after Air New Zealand's first ‘‘proving flight'' was hailed a success.

Teen had signs of hypothermia

Police say a drunk teenager showing early signs of hypothermia was ‘‘lucky'' to have been found near Glenorchy at the weekend.

Public’s queries not dealt with: van Uden

Queenstown Lakes Mayor Vanessa van Uden says the council has to do ‘‘a better job'' at giving residents information around parking changes in central Queenstown.

Sirens used to find Queenstown teen

Sirens used to find Queenstown teen

Police say a lost and drunk Queenstown teenager was found in Glenorchy after using their car sirens at the weekend.

Aiming for plastic-free town

Aiming for plastic-free town

Environmental campaigners have shown even picture-postcard Queenstown has a problem with plastics and waste.

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