Otago Daily Times: Queenstown Lakes

Flights resume at Queenstown after ice delays

Flights are resuming at Queenstown airport after ice on the runway led to lengthy delays and some cancellations this morning.

Woman knocked out amid weekend violence

Woman knocked out amid weekend violence

Queenstown police were kept busy over the weekend with a number of separate punch-ups - one of which resulted in a female being knocked out.

International passengers set record

International passengers set record

Queenstown Airport has set a record for international passenger arrivals, but not without some slight turbulence.

Californian scales the dizzy heights

Californian scales the dizzy heights

A Californian who scales 1000m vertical rockfaces without any safety equipment has had only one climbing accident - and ironically it was on a climbing wall.

Assault victim recovering well; co-accused named

Assault victim recovering well; co-accused named

A Wanaka man left fighting for his life after an attack in May is making good progress and will be released from hospital later this month, his father says.

First Kiwi to attempt X-Alps race

First Kiwi to attempt X-Alps race

Glenorchy athlete Nick Neynens will tomorrow become the first New Zealander to take part in a race across the Alps in Europe.

Slip closes track until next year

Slip closes track until next year

The Department of Conservation says ''nature is in charge'' when it comes to carving a new track through the Dart Valley - which will probably remain closed until next year.

Funds granted to repair trails

Funds granted to repair trails

More than $136,000 of Government funding has been granted to help fix four Otago trails damaged by bad weather.

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