Otago Daily Times: Queenstown Lakes

Firm launching app to screen drivers

Firm launching app to screen drivers

A Queenstown car hire company is taking the unprecedented move of pre-screening foreign drivers.

High country covenants to be implemented

High country covenants to be implemented

Conservation covenants covering 95% of four high country stations between Queenstown and Wanaka will be formally announced at a function in Arrowtown on Saturday.

Dippie says rival doesn't know market

Dippie says rival doesn't know market

Wanaka developer Allan Dippie has hit back at what he called a ''personal attack'' from a rival developer this week.

Designer questions land affordability

The suitability of Wanaka's ''Northlake'' land for promoting housing affordability has been questioned.

Standing for ward

Standing for ward

Arrowtown businessman Scott Stevens is contesting the Arrowtown by-election, triggering an election race.

Kingston Flyer offered a home

Kingston Flyer offered a home

The owner of the National Transport and Toy Museum at Wanaka Airport, Jason Rhodes, has offered to provide the Kingston Flyer with a final resting place.

Tourist in near miss with cop car

Tourist in near miss with cop car

A Chinese tourist driver who nearly collided with a police car in Queenstown yesterday also had an unrestrained child in the vehicle.

Developer seeks competition

Developer seeks competition

The husband of the woman behind Wanaka's proposed 1500-lot Northlake subdivision has warned against placing control of the town's land supply ''in the hands of one man''.

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