Otago Daily Times: Queenstown Lakes

Tourist in near miss with cop car

A Chinese tourist driver who nearly collided with a police car in Queenstown yesterday also had an unrestrained child in the vehicle.

Developer seeks competition

Developer seeks competition

The husband of the woman behind Wanaka's proposed 1500-lot Northlake subdivision has warned against placing control of the town's land supply ''in the hands of one man''.

Consent declined; trust to appeal

A commissioner's decision to refuse consent for a family-owned subdivision on the western shoreline of Lake Wanaka will be appealed to the Environment Court.

$1000 fine for tourist speedster

An English tourist fined yesterday for driving at 178kmh teaches driving skills to English police officers.

178kmh tourist teaches driving skills to cops

178kmh tourist teaches driving skills to cops

An English tourist fined in Queenstown today for driving at 178kmh teaches driving skills to English police officers.

Home accident claims popular firefighter

Home accident claims popular firefighter

Members of the Wanaka Volunteer Fire Brigade are mourning the loss of one of their own.

Hearing begins on Northlake

Hearing begins on Northlake

The question of whether Wanaka needs another 1500 sections ''goes to the heart'' of an Environment Court appeal being heard in Wanaka this week.

Stability of track concerns

Stability of track concerns

Neighbours of an Albert Town walking and cycling track which is slumping on to a busy road below say the growing risk to the public and nearby properties requires urgent attention.

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