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Council's bid to fast-track rules denied

A legal bid to fast-track rules encouraging more intensive housing development in Queenstown has been denied.

50kmh limit imposed in wake of crashes

50kmh limit imposed in wake of crashes

Another non-injury car crash occurred on a gravel section of Ballantyne Rd, Wanaka, yesterday morning.

Focus is on water

Focus is on water

The Queenstown Lakes District Council launched its ‘‘Not Beersies is heresies'' campaign on Thursday.

First clamp of season

First clamp of season

It took about 72 hours for the first freedom clamp to be applied to a wheel in Queenstown.

SHA delay gives chance for feedback

SHA delay gives chance for feedback

Queenstown residents will have a second chance to provide feedback on a plan to encourage the development of six-storey apartment buildings in Gorge Rd.

Concerns drove helicopter appeal

Concerns drove helicopter appeal

The founder of a Queenstown tourism business said he had ‘‘no other option'' but to appeal an Environment Court decision relating to helicopter landings at Bobs Peak.

Special housing policy falls short

Special housing policy falls short

Queenstown Lakes Mayor Vanessa van Uden has admitted the council's special housing policy failed to meet her expectations.

Hire firms might collect fines

Rental van companies may yet be required to collect the unpaid freedom camping fines of their customers on behalf of local authorities.

Month left for feedback on parking proposals

Month left for feedback on parking proposals

Wanaka residents have until October 19 to say whether they want pay and display parking machines.

Objection to Skyline variations

Objection to Skyline variations

A zipline company's 11th hour appeal has stymied Skyline Enterprises plans for a competing business in the same area - for now, at least.

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