A proposal by the New Zealand Transport Agency (NZTA) to
reduce monetary support for Queenstown Lakes District
transport projects and programmes could mean a cut of between
$204,000 and $1.4 million for the district.
It was ''yes'' to a $55.5 million convention centre for
Queenstown, ''yes'' to a $12.3 million sports facility for
Wanaka and ''yes'' to a $2.1 million upgrade of Wanaka's
swimming pool at yesterday's meeting of the Queenstown Lakes
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.