Otago Daily Times: Queenstown Lakes

Skippers Rd closed again by slip

A slip has closed Skippers Rd, near Queenstown, for the second time in a week.

Police tight-lipped over airport bomb scare

Police tight-lipped over airport bomb scare

Police remain tight-lipped on whether they have made progress in finding the person responsible for a bomb scare at Queenstown Airport yesterday.

Threatened trees 'there before powerlines'

Threatened trees 'there before powerlines'

Ladies Mile trees threatened with the chop were there before the powerlines above them, campaigners say.

Snow falls thrill new Snow Farm boss

Snow falls thrill new Snow Farm boss The Snow Farm on the Pisa Range finally opened last week after more than a month's delay caused by lack of snow.

 

Stranded skiers rescued from chairlift

Stranded skiers rescued from chairlift

Thirteen people had to be roped down from a Queenstown ski chairlift after 150kmh gusts blew through Coronet Peak.

1080 vital tool, Doc says

1080 vital tool, Doc says

Yellowheads could soon become extinct in parts of Mt Aspiring National Park without a 1080 drop this year, the Department of Conservation (Doc) says.

Queenstown Airport reopens after bomb threat

Queenstown Airport reopens after bomb threat

Police searching a plane at Queenstown Airport say they have found no sign of any explosives after a note mentioning a bomb was found on board.

Bridge construction proceeds with abutment pile drilling

Bridge construction proceeds with abutment pile drilling

Construction of the $22million Kawarau Falls bridge is making visible progress, with a temporary platform jutting well into the river from the southern bank.

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