Otago Daily Times: Queenstown Lakes

Workers die on Everest

Workers die on Everest

Five Nepalese employees of Wanaka mountain guiding company Adventure Consultants were killed in the 7.8-magnitude earthquake in Nepal on Saturday, but five New Zealand climbers on an Everest expedition with the company are unharmed.

Female tramper missing

Female tramper missing

A 20-year-old woman tramper is missing in Mount Aspiring National Park.

Australasian blippers get together at inaugural meet

Australasian blippers get together at inaugural meet

Walking Wombat, Cycling Granny and Mama Hen were among those photographing a Wanaka garden on Saturday, during the first Australasian Blip meet.

Belles sweeten Arrowtown Tea Dance

Belles sweeten Arrowtown Tea Dance

Arrowtown Buckingham Belles (from left) Diana Walton, Kelly Templer, Ali Roberts, Nichola Bentley, Angela McRae and Lizzy Wallace-Gibbs, enjoy the Arrowtown Tea Dance on Anzac Day.

Wanaka police keen to identify man

Wanaka police are trying to identify a man who may have followed two school-aged children last week.

Tough conditions test runners

Tough conditions test runners

Atrocious weather conditions did not deter runners in the 12th annual Routeburn Classic, held on Saturday and won by Queenstown resident Hywel Dinnick, originally from Wales.

They came to remember

They came to remember

They came in their thousands. Unprecedented numbers turned out in Queenstown on Saturday to mark the 100th anniversary of the Gallipoli landings and remember the fallen.

Diverse groups came together

 Diverse groups came together

The 7am dawn service at the newly-renovated war memorial on the Lake Hawea peninsula attracted more than 600 people.

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