Otago Daily Times: Queenstown Lakes

Rural Games might go north next year

Rural Games might go north next year

The New Zealand Rural Games could move to the North Island next year because of a lack of support from southern funding bodies.

Open day lures 50 potential sailors

Open day lures 50 potential sailors

Blue skies, a public holiday, 30degC temperatures and the opportunity to give sailing a go proved to be the perfect concoction on Lake Wanaka yesterday.

Three-car pile-up at the Rees bridge

Three cars were involved in a crash near Glenorchy yesterday on a road recently labelled a "potential death trap''.

Consent sought for works around historic Bridesdale cottage

Consent has been lodged to build roads and houses around a historic Queenstown cottage within the resort's first fast-tracked housing subdivision.

Serene scene

Serene scene

Queenstown company Sunrise Balloons takes advantage of ideal conditions in the Wakatipu Basin yesterday morning.

No cracking under pressure

No cracking under pressure

An Olympian and a former rugby star lit up the New Zealand Egg Throwing and Catching Championship for different reasons yesterday.

Cooper and McConnell claim inaugural trophy

Cooper and McConnell claim inaugural trophy

The pain and emotion was plain for all to see at the Queenstown finish line of the inaugural mountain bike stage race The Pioneer on Saturday.

6000 at NZ Rural Games

Glorious weather and free entry meant the crowds at the second annual New Zealand Rural Games in Queenstown were double those of last year.

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