Otago Daily Times: Queenstown Lakes

Council consent fees set to rise

Council consent fees set to rise

Fee hikes are on the table for the Queenstown Lakes District Council, as a developer expresses concerns over transparency and efficiency.

Landscapes threat feared

The Government's big stick to encourage housing-building might be a damp squib in Queenstown, local council staff warn.

Getting skates on for charity contest

Getting skates on for charity contest

Even concussion could not stop Steve Gurney making his ice-skating debut.

Lost Aussies rescued from track near Queenstown

Lost Aussies rescued from track near Queenstown

Two Australian men were rescued from a remote track near Queenstown last night after losing their way.

Stolen cash spent on cars, casinos

Stolen cash spent on cars, casinos

A former Wanaka Lakes Health Centre manager convicted of stealing $730,000 had similar previous convictions, Judge Christina Cook said yesterday.

Classification issue around `Earnslaw'

Classification issue around `Earnslaw'

Queenstown's historic steamship TSS Earnslaw has been caught in a classification row which a planning expert says increases its risk of sinking.

Street performer taking act to new heights

Street performer taking act to new heights

Street performer Milly Begley has more magic in store for the Queenstown Winter Festival.

Women police torch relay unique

Queenstown will this week host one of its most adventurous relays, honouring women in the resort's police force.

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