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Meeting adjourned after criticism

Meeting adjourned after criticism

Minutes after yesterday's Queenstown Lakes District Council meeting began at 1pm, it was adjourned because the chief executive and mayor took exception to what was being said during the public forum.

No exceptions on sewage spills: ORC

No-one is exempt from prosecution for spills that pollute waterways, the Otago Regional Council says.

Tourists angry about crushed car

Tourists angry about crushed car

Two German visitors whose $1400 car was crushed by a tree which had been growing on a Queenstown Lakes District Council park say they have been given $70 for parts, free towing, and a free bungy jump each.

Sewage overflows for third time

Sewage overflows for third time

A blocked pipe caused sewage to overflow on to the beach in Frankton yesterday - the third blocked-pipe incident in Queenstown in recent months.

Apartment complex for Lakeside Dr

Apartment complex for Lakeside Dr

Plans have been revived for a multimillion-dollar development overlooking Roys Bay, Lake Wanaka.

Significant trees will have their stories told

Significant trees will have their stories told

The Queenstown Lakes District Council will install information plaques to outline the history of some of the district's distinctive trees this year.

Everyone has smashing time in holiday gala sun

Everyone has smashing time in holiday gala sun

Smashing crockery, throwing gumboots and straining against a horizontal bungy were among the family fun activities at the Upper Clutha Presbyterian Parish's annual holiday gala at the Wanaka Showgrounds on Saturday.

Warning to water users

Warning to water users

Patrols will be out in force in Queenstown and Wanaka during the busy summer period, ensuring recreational lake users are adhering to the rules.

Involving SkyCity in convention centre 'silver bullet'

Involving SkyCity in convention centre 'silver bullet'

The quick solution or ''silver bullet'' to building the proposed $50 million Queenstown convention centre, from the Queenstown Lakes District Council's perspective, would be to have SkyCity involved, council chief executive Adam Feeley said yesterday.

Centre interests Hilton, Porter says

Just as the Queenstown Lakes District Council-led convention centre proposal creeps forward, the developer behind the resort's second planned centre is also making moves.

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