Otago Daily Times: Queenstown Lakes

Hearing begins on Northlake

Hearing begins on Northlake

The question of whether Wanaka needs another 1500 sections ''goes to the heart'' of an Environment Court appeal being heard in Wanaka this week.

Stability of track concerns

Stability of track concerns

Neighbours of an Albert Town walking and cycling track which is slumping on to a busy road below say the growing risk to the public and nearby properties requires urgent attention.

New SkyCity manager

Listed casino company SkyCity has appointed a new general manager for Queenstown.

Large fine or jail likely for 178kmh tourist driver

An English tourist caught speeding at 78kmh above the legal limit near Hokitika could be sent to prison when he is sentenced today.

Home accident claims popular firefighter

Members of the Wanaka Volunteer Fire Brigade are mourning the loss of one of their own.

71-year-old marks tramp with tramp

71-year-old marks tramp with tramp

At 71, Murray Faulkner may be the oldest person to have walked the 3000km Te Araroa trail from Cape Reinga to Bluff, and is celebrating by going tramping.

View Flyer best broken up, sold

A sales agent who spent two years trying to find a buyer for the Kingston Flyer says it is in the ''best interests'' of the train for it to be broken up and sold.

Open spot for Arrowtown amateur

The Arrowtown Golf Club's Erwin Haefliger is being pitched into this year's New Zealand Open.

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