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Otago Daily Times
Land values increase 90% | Otago Daily Times Online News
Otago Daily Times
Residential land values in the Queenstown Lakes district have risen more than 90% in the past three years, according to the latest rating valuations. Council ...

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 23 Sep 2017 

Stuff.co.nz
Almost half of Queenstown's residents are not satisfied with Destination Queenstown's services
Stuff.co.nz
Blue Peaks Lodge manager Michael McMillan was appointed to the Destination Queenstown board to represent the accommodation sector, Destination Queenstown chief executive Graham Budd and Queenstown Skycity boss Jonathan Browne, elected to ...

 22 Sep 2017 

Otago Daily Times
Principals urged to show 'moral courage'
Otago Daily Times
Speaking at the New Zealand Principals' Federation Conference in Queenstown yesterday, the former Principal Youth Court Judge told the audience they probably did not realise how much power they had in their communities. The role of teachers was to ...

 21 Sep 2017 
Tourists failed to keep rescuers advised
Otago Daily Times
Five people who raised the alarm after getting stuck above a waterfall near Queenstown on Tuesday should have called emergency services back after extricating themselves, police say. Police and volunteer firefighters from Queenstown and Frankton rushed ...

 21 Sep 2017 

Stuff.co.nz
Community support for Queenstown centre master plan, 300 submissions show
Stuff.co.nz
Queenstown resident Clare Waddick supported the new road proposal. "The Memorial [Centre] has its limitations anyway. It met the need at the time it was built but times have changed. As long as there is provision elsewhere for a new facility I don't ...

 20 Sep 2017 

Southland Times
Pre-election jitters and lack of stock slow Queenstown and Central Otago property value growth
Southland Times
A levelling off of the Queenstown Lakes and Central Otago property market is partly due to pre-election jitters, according to QV National spokesperson Andrea Rush. Quotable Value figures released this week show value growth in Wanaka had slowed to 0.2 ...

 20 Sep 2017 

The Southland Times
Former Queenstown journalist makes documentary inside North ...
The Southland Times
"The oddest place I have been to and I've been to all sorts of weird places."

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 19 Sep 2017 
Freedom campers collectively fined $740000 in Queenstown
New Zealand Herald
Almost 60 per cent of freedom camping fines issued in the Queenstown Lakes district in the past financial year have been paid. Queenstown Lakes District Council's regulatory boss Lee Webster told the Otago Daily Times a total of 3701 infringement ...

 21 Sep 2017 

Otago Daily Times
Freedom camping warning signs first
Otago Daily Times
Queenstown Lakes District Council regulatory manager Lee Webster told the Otago Daily Times a total of 3701 infringement notices had been issued in the 2016-17 financial year across the district. At $200 per infringement notice, that equates to $740 ...

 19 Sep 2017 

Otago Daily Times
Cancer Society buoyed by charity cruise
Otago Daily Times
Queenstown woman Ngaire Hayes, who survived breast cancer 10 years ago, said the charity provided vital support for those with the disease, as well as friends and family. "It is all about giving back and this is a great experience which is also a lot ...

 19 Sep 2017 

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