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Stuff.co.nz
Queenstown police warn of dangers of 'ridiculously high' speeds
Stuff.co.nz
"We're still stopping cars at horrendous speeds. "It's less than a split-second reaction at those speeds." Gibbston Valley is a 13km stretch of road about 20 minutes from central Queenstown with several straights and a high volume of commuter and ...


Stuff.co.nz
Resort bowled over to be international cricket host
Otago Daily Times
Celebrating the announcement yesterday Queenstown will host Under-19 Cricket World Cup games at the Sir John Davies Oval are Queenstown Lakes District Council parks and reserves planning manager Stephen Quin (left) and sport and recreation ...
Queenstown confirmed as ICC Under-19 Cricket World Cup hostStuff.co.nz
Queenstown Revealed as Host City for World Cup 2018Scoop.co.nz (press release)

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Otago Daily Times
$134000 worth of snowsports gear turns over quickly
Otago Daily Times
Thousands of eager winter warriors picked up their snow gear at Queenstown's bargain bash on Sunday. The Wakatipu Ski Club Sale, at Queenstown Events Centre, has become an annual pilgrimage for those preparing for a season on the mountains.


Otago Daily Times
Discharge delayed
Otago Daily Times
A woman who assaulted a life-long friend in Arrowtown earlier this year has until August to prove herself before a judge will grant her a second discharge without conviction. Meika-Celine Pollock (19), of Queenstown, earlier admitted assaulting Zoe ...


Otago Daily Times
Division over plan to harvest forest
Otago Daily Times
The forest's majority owner, the Queenstown Lakes District Council, has prepared a draft management plan for Coronet Forest that recommends harvesting it now, instead of beginning a 12-year logging period in 2029. A report by council parks and reserves ...

Queenstown Airport announces details for new Park and Ride
Scoop.co.nz (press release)
Queenstown Airport is offering special launch pricing from the opening date until 31 August 2017. The special offer represents a discount on the normal pricing and will be $20.50 for two days and $8.50 per day thereafter, with a weekly maximum of $59.50.

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 29 May 2017 
Suppression after abuse
Otago Daily Times
Social media vitriol has led a judge to permanently suppress the name of a woman at the centre of a racist incident in Queenstown last year. The British woman threw a recently bought hot chocolate over the head of an Australian woman who took exception ...

 27 May 2017 

Otago Daily Times
Parking review in 6 months
Otago Daily Times
At their meeting on Thursday, Queenstown Lakes district councillors approved 48-hour restricted parking on Frankton streets west of Kawarau Rd. Speaking at the public forum, Frankton Community Association chairman Glyn Lewers said the community had ...

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 27 May 2017 

Otago Daily Times
Delays launching Skyline upgrades
Otago Daily Times
"I think we're always of a mind that because it is such a major project for not only Skyline, but also Queenstown, this was always going to take time ... There's an awful lot of resource going into this, but we are absolutely determined to get it right.

 27 May 2017 

Stuff.co.nz
Bungi Backpacker 'family' forced to move out for new Queenstown hotel
Stuff.co.nz
Many of the friends wanted to stay together but could not find a house in Queenstown for them all to move into. As winter was fast approaching, it made it even more difficult to find accommodation. Brendan Joi, 30, had been living in the hostel for six ...

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 25 May 2017 

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