Otago Daily Times: Queenstown Lakes

Australian in serious condition after balcony fall

Australian in serious condition after balcony fall

A 19-year-old Australian who fell from a hotel balcony in Queenstown early yesterday remains in a serious condition in intensive care in Dunedin Hospital.

Urgent pool repairs approved

Urgent pool repairs approved

The Wanaka Community Pool is expected to reopen in a couple of months after the Queenstown Lakes District Council agreed to spend about $115,000 strengthening the building as a temporary fix.

Complaints of stench

Gibbston residents are losing patience over a smell described as being like ''leaking sewage'' coming from a nearby landfill.

Council votes for plan change

Despite final pleas to reject or scale back a 1400-lot Wanaka development, the Queenstown Lakes District Council has voted to adopt the Northlake private plan change.

Fergburger footpath expansion gets go-ahead

Fergburger has got approval to widen the footpath outside the popular Queenstown burger joint to ease congestion.

Temporary fix for Wanaka pool

Temporary fix for Wanaka pool

Wanaka's public pool is expected to reopen within two months, following a Queenstown Lakes District Council decision to spend $115,000 to strengthen the Wanaka Community Pool building as a temporary measure. 

Teen critically injured in hotel balcony fall

Teen critically injured in hotel balcony fall

An Australian teenager remains in a critical condition after falling from a Queenstown hotel balcony.

Expelled engineer worked on resort building

Expelled engineer worked on resort building

A disgraced Southland engineer worked on one of Queenstown's most visible attractions - Skyline's restaurant and gondola building at Bob's Peak.

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