Otago Daily Times: Queenstown Lakes

Doc to fund work on hut

Doc to fund work on hut

The Aspiring hut in Mt Aspiring National Park has joined the list of buildings in need of earthquake-strengthening work.

Enforcement needed, not more rules, panel told

Better enforcement of the existing Queenstown Lakes dog control bylaw would negate the need for a stricter regime, dog-owners told a hearings panel in Wanaka yesterday.

Claim and counterclaim in assault case

Differing accounts of an alleged assault were presented in the Queenstown District Court yesterday during a judge-alone trial before Judge Michael Turner, adjourned last night.

Black ice catches out drivers

Black ice after a ''late freeze'' caused several crashes in the Queenstown Lakes region yesterday.

Wrong men fingered in assault probe

Wrong men fingered in assault probe

Police fingered the wrong men in their investigation of a serious assault in Queenstown last week.

'Bored' banker jailed for $400,000 theft

'Bored' banker jailed for $400,000 theft

A Queenstown banker fought back tears as she was sentenced for stealing more than $400,000 from her employer.

Consortiums shortlisted for building schools

Two public-private consortiums have been shortlisted to construct four schools in New Zealand worth more than $200 million in total, including the new Wakatipu High School.

Lake it or lump it

Lake it or lump it

Pool or no pool, there is always the lake. With the Wanaka community pool closed because it is considered an earthquake risk, the town's keen swimmers are having to make other arrangements to keep up their training programmes.

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