Near perfect conditions delivered five new race records at the Queenstown International Marathon on Saturday.
Timaru’s Sam Wreford won the full marathon in record time and British national Hannah Oldroyd was the first woman home, also in a record time.
A record 9720 runners have registered for Queenstown International Marathon tomorrow.
Of those, more than 1800 will compete in the full marathon, with the rest taking part in the event's first half marathon and 10 km runs.
Queenstown businesses are worried three new bus stops on Camp Street, to cater for the new $2 bus service starting Monday, will cause major disruption to their businesses.
Downtown Queenstown Manager Steve Wilde is criticising the Queenstown Lakes District Council for turning one of the town’s busiest streets into a bus station.
Changes to short-term visitor accommodation rules in the resort are one step closer reality.
A unanimous decision was made yesterday by Queenstown Lakes District Councillors, meaning the proposal is off to its next step of public consultation.