Otago Daily Times: Queenstown Lakes

Tourist charged over alleged hit-and-run

Tourist charged over alleged hit-and-run

Police have charged an elderly American tourist over an alleged hit-and-run incident in Queenstown yesterday.

Donations sought to help retain trees

Donations sought to help retain trees

A crowd-funding website will be used to help raise money for the annual cost of maintaining 29 trees near Queenstown that Delta had planned to fell.

Decline consent, planner advises

Decline consent, planner advises

Queenstown Lakes District Council planner is recommending resource consent for the proposed watersports facility on the Lake Wanaka foreshore be refused.

Celebrating new beginnings

Celebrating new beginnings

Members of the E-Pacs Dragon and Lion Dance team, of Auckland, perform at Earnslaw Park in Queenstown yesterday, in celebration of the 2016 Lunar New Year.

Fire risk warning over lantern use

Fire risk warning over lantern use

Using Chinese lanterns is like throwing live matches around and hoping nothing catches fire, the Otago Rural Fire Authority says.

Church link a reason for opposition

Church link a reason for opposition

Wanaka's Community Networks social services organisation needs premises that are not associated with a church.

‘E. coli’ source a mystery

The cause of an E. coli outbreak in Lake Hawea remains unknown.

Busman’s holiday for officer

Busman’s holiday for officer

An off-duty Australian police officer chased an alleged hit-and-run driver near Arrowtown yesterday afternoon.

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