Otago Daily Times: Queenstown Lakes

Finally, the balloon goes up

Finally, the balloon goes up

Budgets permitting, the Nasa balloon team will be back in Wanaka next year.

Willowridge interested in subdivision

Wanaka developer Allan Dippie could be set to buy another large chunk of Upper Clutha land for residential development, this time in Luggate.

Tennis club celebrates tomorrow

The Wanaka Tennis Club will hold a double celebration this weekend in honour of two of its junior members and their coach.

Convention centre, Lakeview costs up

The rising costs of the Queenstown Lakes District Council's proposed convention centre and Lakeview subdivision have been revealed in its draft 10-year plan.

Daily routine suspended for lift off

Daily routine suspended for lift off

School was skipped, appointments rescheduled and work put on hold yesterday morning as hundreds of spectators gathered to watch the Nasa balloon launch from Wanaka airport.

Driving a Model A tests skill

Driving a Model A tests skill

If you are ever asked to drive an 84-year-old Model A Ford, this might help:There is an ignition key, but to start the motor press the button on the floor with your foot.

Three processed for drink-driving

Three people processed for drink-driving in Queenstown early yesterday are ''too many'', police say.

The balloon has gone.

The balloon has gone.

The balloon has gone.

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