Otago Daily Times: Queenstown Lakes

Woman victim of Cameroon dog scam

Woman victim of Cameroon dog scam

A Queenstown woman has been scammed out of $500 after thinking she was buying a dog from African fraud hotspot Cameroon.

Airport governance options to be investigated

Airport governance options to be investigated

Future governance options for Wanaka Airport will be investigated, but Queenstown Lakes District Council chief executive Mike Theelan says it is a "starting point''.

Road safety, access improvements set to start

Work on bus stop, walking and cycling improvements along Frankton Rd, expected to cost about $150,000, will begin on Monday.

'Emergency chlorination' of water

A possum in the Lake Hawea reservoir has led to "emergency chlorination'' being put in place for a small part of the township's water supply.

Volunteers vital to show

Volunteers at last month's Warbirds Over Wanaka International Airshow gave just under 10,000 hours of their time, saving the airshow up to $150,000.

Increasing planning fees rejected

Increasing planning fees rejected

Queenstown Lakes Mayor Vanessa van Uden yesterday voted against adopting a proposal to increase council planning fees and charges.

Council shuts off youth camp option

A youth camping ground for 18 to 25-year-olds, over the Christmas period, at Queenstown Lakeview Holiday Park will not go ahead this year.

Goods stolen from hospice

Goods stolen from hospice

Not even the Upper Clutha Hospice Shop is immune from shoplifting.

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