Anger and frustration being felt by the Hakataramea and Kurow
communities over closure of the twin bridges across the
Waitaki River is also being felt by Waitaki MP Jacqui Dean
who yesterday backed fast-tracking new bridges.
The New Zealand Transport Agency (NZTA) is investigating
Queenstown woman Clare Holden's claims she sustained serious
facial injuries after a Connectabus bus driver braked sharply
on the evening of January 21.
The New Zealand Transport Agency (NZTA) is monitoring the
site of Saturday morning's rockfall that closed State Highway
6 near Wye Creek, 15km north of the Devil's Staircase,
between Frankton and Kingston.
The New Zealand Transport Agency (NZTA) says an $18 million
plan to replace the one-lane bridge at Kawarau Falls is "in a
good state of readiness" - partly in anticipation of
increased traffic at the soon-to-open twin Hilton hotels and
$1 billion Kawarau Falls luxury resort.