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.
Queenstown Lakes District Mayor Clive Geddes will have a
"unique and unprecedented" opportunity to establish
relationships between China and the local community when he
visits the Shanghai Expo later this month.