Otago Daily Times: Queenstown Lakes

Motorcyclist dies in tourist van collision

Motorcyclist dies in tourist van collision

One motorcyclist is dead and a second seriously injured after a group of riders slammed into a tour van carrying Malaysian tourists near Kingston yesterday.

Visitor levy mooted as fundraiser

Visitor levy mooted as fundraiser

A bed tax is back on the agenda for Queenstown, driven by the resort's Chamber of Commerce.

Local company pegs $3.2m camping grounds deal

A Queenstown company has paid $3.2million for a 25-year lease of five camping grounds and holiday parks in the district.

Golfer's chance

One lucky golfer will get the chance to join the amateur field of next year's BMW New Zealand golf open at The Hills and Millbrook courses.

Opposition to fuel site

The backers of a planned 24-hour, unmanned fuel station in Arrowtown say it will provide a much-needed service for residents and visitors.

Hilton: no approval needed

Hilton Queenstown's new owners say they are just financiers, so the deal does not need Overseas Investment Office approval.

Dog bylaw changes on table

A groundswell of public opposition to tougher dog control rules has been taken on board by the Queenstown Lakes District Council.

Increased police patrols pay off

A Christchurch motorist was charged with drink-driving and dangerous driving after being stopped near Omarama on Saturday.

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