A former New Zealand and world jet-boating champion and
pioneer of the jet-boat safari industry is one of the
witnesses expected to give evidence in support of Thunder
Jet, at the Environment Court, today.
Glenorchy accommodation-providers and food outlets had a
captive audience yesterday after a 200-tonne rockslide closed
the only road into the township, but some tourist operators
fear they will lose at least one day's income.
Tarras residents will
"fight to the bitter end" a Queenstown-Lakes District Council
proposal to store and discharge treated sewage sludge on a
farm in the district, one of the neighbouring property owners
Queenstown Lakes District Council project manager Russell
Engelke at the Lake Hayes Showground yesterday, which has
been enhanced in a $250,000 upgrade, "spot on budget",
following consultation with user groups.