Otago Daily Times: Queenstown Lakes

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.

Night skiing event decision tomorrow

A decision on whether night skiing will start at Coronet Peak on Friday will probably be made tomorrow.

Women police torch relay unique

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

Mother who kept son's location secret sentenced

A mother who kept her son's whereabouts from police 18 months ago during an investigation into a kidnapping was yesterday sentenced to 120 hours' community work by Judge Christina Cook in the Queenstown District Court.

Balcony fire started from hot ashes

Balcony fire started from hot ashes

Queenstown firefighters dealt with the aftermath of a balcony fire in Hallenstein St yesterday.

Land rate rise unlikely

A controversial proposal to hike rates on Queenstown Lakes land-bankers is likely to be dropped.

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