Otago Daily Times: Queenstown Lakes

'Odd' removal of car parks over winter upsets

'Odd' removal of car parks over winter upsets

The general manager of a Queenstown lobby group has called a decision by the Queenstown Lakes District Council to remove 15 short-term car parks "odd''.

Wakatipu buildings among 15 honoured

Wakatipu buildings among 15 honoured

Several buildings in the Wakatipu Basin were among 15 to win prizes at the 2016 Southern Architecture Awards in Queenstown at the weekend.

Snowsports sale draws crowd

Snowsports sale draws crowd

The Wakatipu Ski Club's annual fundraising snowsports sale drew a huge crowd to the Queenstown Events Centre yesterday.

Preventive stance taken with baseline concussion testing

Preventive stance taken with baseline concussion testing

The Queenstown Ice Hockey Club is working with physiotherapists in the resort to protect the brains of junior players.

Developer buys Scurr Heights for $15.6m

Developer buys Scurr Heights for $15.6m

Sections in the last big chunk of Wanaka with lake and mountain views could be on the market by Christmas.

Tourist operation clarity sought

Tourist operation clarity sought

More clarity around operations on the Dart River and greater protection of TSS Earnslaw's operation were sought by two tourism companies submitting on the Queenstown Lakes District Council's proposed district plan on Tuesday.

Recycling offer mixed

A Queenstown businessman said he offered to take over the town's glass recycling two years ago but was turned down.

Trees by gondola to be removed

Trees covering about 1.88ha either side of the Skyline Gondola - some up to 50m tall - will be removed later this year, to remove a health and safety threat to the aerial cableway.

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