Otago Daily Times: Queenstown Lakes

Packed meeting on contentious SHA plans

Four special housing area (SHA) applications will be subjected to more scrutiny before the Queenstown Lakes District Council considers recommending them to the Government for approval.

School wants extra $5m

Wakatipu High wants to spend an extra $5 million on its new school in Frankton.

Avalanche warning

Avalanche warning

Heavy snowfall in the Southern Lakes mountains last month has raised the danger of avalanches this winter, a veteran Queenstown mountain guide says.

Weight lifted from Cassie

Weight lifted from Cassie

Last month, former Queenstown resident Cassie Chow had a dream night.

June 13 opening

June 13 opening

Cardrona Alpine Resort has confirmed it will open for the season on Saturday, June 13, a week earlier than last year.

Possum control need queried

Possum control need queried

Last year, 9838 possums were killed throughout New Zealand and then checked for tuberculosis.

Smoke alarms vital: fire victim

Smoke alarms vital: fire victim

A mum who escaped a Queenstown house fire with her young daughter is urging people to use smoke alarms.

Group to lobby council on bridge site

Group to lobby council on bridge site

A lobby group proposing an alternative site for replacing the Kawarau Falls Bridge near Queenstown plans a show of force at a council public forum today.

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