Otago Daily Times: Queenstown Lakes

Warbirds community mourns top aviator

The Warbirds Over Wanaka community is mourning the recent death of top New Zealand aviator Trevor Bland, who had a long association with the airshow and its founder Sir Tim Wallis.

Boys rise to challenge, all for Child Cancer

Boys rise to challenge, all for Child Cancer

Hot chips and a photograph with Commonwealth Games cycling medallist Eddie Dawkins was how four John McGlashan pupils were rewarded yesterday for completing a three-day, 260km fundraising adventure.

Santa adds colour

Santa adds colour

Santa Claus stopped by the Queenstown Library yesterday to announce the winners of the library's colouring competition and deliver some early presents to the children.

Chinese seeking park guidance

Chinese tourists may be flooding into Queenstown, but they are also travelling more in their own country, placing pressure on national parks.

Police seek 'bad' skateboarder

Queenstown police have posted a video on their Facebook page showing a man falling as he attempts to skateboard through a barrier arm at the Man St car park carwash late on Friday, December 12.

2 more tenants

Snap Fitness and House of Travel are the latest to sign up for Frankton commercial development The Landing.

Benefactor funds sculpture

Benefactor funds sculpture

An anonymous benefactor has struck again in Queenstown, this time funding a ''static kinetic sculpture'' beside Lake Wakatipu.

Ombudsman slates Doc park decision

Ombudsman slates Doc park decision

A decision by Doc to allow a 66% increase in overnight guided walkers daily on the Routeburn Track ''drives a horse and carriage through'' the Mt Aspiring National Park Plan.

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