Thursday, March 22, 2018

A southerly front blasting the country should be gone by the weekend but not before it dumped snow.
Snow had been forecast down to 800 metres in parts of the South.

Thursday, March 22, 2018

Passengers in Queenstown will be spoiled for choice when it comes to taking a cab after May this year.
That’s when ride-share giant Uber moves into the resort, where it will compete with other passenger transport companies.
Existing Queenstown ride-share company Take me says it is not phased by the new competition.

Wednesday, March 21, 2018

Queenstown Lakes residents will be consulted about how to improve the districts glass recycling service and organic waste disposal.

Tuesday, March 20, 2018

Following on our story from last week about New Zealand workers getting a bad name with some Queenstown businesses.
The South Today spoke with industry professionals about their thoughts on the matter.

Monday, March 19, 2018

Hundreds of adults and children took to the streets to march on Saturday morning in Lumsden.

The large group voiced their anger the proposal to downgrade the Lumsden Maternity Centre.

Friday, March 16, 2018

New Zealand workers are getting themselves a bad name with some Queenstown businesses.
One business owner this week described them as a nightmare and another owner detailed incidents of mental illness and people not showing up for work.

Thursday, March 15, 2018

A new style of smoke detector is helping reduce the high number of false fire alarms in Queenstown.
The number of false alarms in Queenstown is double the national average, but 12 buildings in the resort could have solved the problem.

Wednesday, March 14, 2018

A Queenstown drink-driving victim who suffered serious injuries in a crash says wearing a helmet saved her life.

Cycle helmets are compulsory in New Zealand but activists in Wellington want the law changed.

Tuesday, March 13, 2018

What is claimed to be New Zealand’s most sustainable guest accommodation, opened in Glenorchy yesterday.

Camp Glenorchy, about 40 minutes drive north-west of Queenstown, offers guest facilities with net zero energy use.

Monday, March 12, 2018

A woman who was nearly killed by a hit-and-run drunk driver in Queenstown a year ago, has still not been paid her reparation money.
Japanese waitress Mutsuko Morisue is still owed $7500.

Friday, March 9, 2018

The Queenstown Mall may not make it into the Lakes District Councils upgrade to do list in the next 10 years.
And, that has been causing concern among some businesses in the area.

Thursday, March 8, 2018

Construction of a new 3.2 km cycle trail from the old Shotover Bridge to Tucker Beach Delta, near Queenstown, is under-way.

The track, estimated to cost $300,000 is hailed by organisers as an integral part of the cycling network in the Wakatipu Basin.

Wednesday, March 7, 2018

Memorial birch trees on the Queenstown lake front have been vandalised.

It's believed a knife and a small axe might have been used to carve shapes in the bark.

Tuesday, March 6, 2018

Queenstown Lakes District Council contractors have removed a number of flags on one of the zigzags near the bottom of the Crown Range Road, near Arrowtown.

Monday, March 5, 2018

The use of golf technology in the NZ Open tournament has its benefits, however some older generation golfers are calling for rule makers to change the way the technology is being used.