The Queenstown Lakes District Council's outgoing chief
executive warns his successor faces an uphill struggle to
effect change in the region.
A plan to make changes to unformed legal roads near Hawea
Flat was adopted by the Queenstown Lakes District Council at
its meeting in Queenstown yesterday.
Bad weather is hampering survey work on part of the Rees-Dart
Track to ascertain whether it will reopen for the tramping
A University of Otago student has been convicted and fined
for obstructing a policeman during an Easter weekend trip to
More than 40 drivers will battle it out for top honours today
in the 2015 Coronet Peak Hillclimb, near Queenstown.
The key components of the Squirrel helicopter which crashed
on Fox Glacier last Saturday killing all on board, are en
route to Wellington, but some parts will remain embedded in
Severe winds that closed roads and downed power lines in the
South overnight are now affecting flights - including Dunedin
and Queenstown services - in and out of Wellington.
Pop superstar Taylor Swift appears to have still been in New
Zealand this morning, holidaying in Queenstown with her DJ
boyfriend Calvin Harris.
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