It has taken almost four years and has cost the Queenstown
Lakes District Council more than $137,000, but Lakes
Leisure's fast hydroslide at Alpine Aqualand has finally
reopened - and the thrill-seekers are pleased.
Queenstown Lakes District Council chief executive Adam Feeley
has declined to disclose the details of a payout to former
Lakes Environmental chief executive Hamish Dobbie, who
resigned from his position this month.