Otago Daily Times: Queenstown Lakes

No plans for more flights

No plans for more flights

The two airlines flying domestic routes to Queenstown are coy about a call for more flights into the resort this summer.

Software developer second in NZ

Software developer second in NZ

A Queenstown teenager has been named the second brightest spark in the country, last night announced as runner-up in the 2014 Bright Sparks competition at a ceremony in Auckland.

Watersports progress

Supporters of plans for a new watersports facility on the Lake Wanaka foreshore got two pieces of good news yesterday.

Council parking changes

The Queenstown Lakes District Council has delayed plans to raise charges for some leased car parks in central Queenstown.

Going up: extra storeys proposed

Buildings on one of Queenstown's main downtown thoroughfares and in parts of Wanaka are likely to be a little taller in years to come.

Big-hearted fundraiser

Big-hearted fundraiser

Displaying some of the art works that will be available at the St Joseph's School Art Auction at the Queenstown Memorial Centre on Saturday are (from left) Lexi-Ray Apolosi (5), principal Trisch Inder and Harry Baker (5).

Park next focus for poison drop

Park next focus for poison drop

The ''Battle for our birds'' programme moves next month to the Mt Aspiring National Park, near Wanaka, where bait laced with 1080 poison will be spread by helicopter over 46,500ha.

Lasting bond forged by early challenges

Lasting bond forged by early challenges

Arriving in New Zealand 60 years ago with broken English, few possessions and only each other to lean on set Nick and Min Mayen up for a lasting and loving union.

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