Queenstown news and more...

Mountain Scene - Best All-Round Newspaper
19/12/2014

Strong case for bed tax: PM

Make the case, Queenstown: John Key

Prime Minister John Key says Queenstown has a strong argument for introducing a bed tax, despite Treasury hating the idea.  Mr Key, who is also Minister of Tourism, says he personally supports the idea of a bed tax, he says, and so did his tourism officials.  ''Their argument is that »»

1 comments

$45m hotel plan

$45m hotel plan

Developers are seeking consent for a 110-room hotel and retail complex in downtown Queenstown despite a possible council claim to their land.  »»

0 comments

Charges over mauling

Charges over mauling

A woman faces charges after two dogs mauled a Queenstown toddler last month. The 3-year-old victim was attacked on Lake Hayes Estate and needed »»

0 comments

Queenstown Business

Queenstown trials business waste collection points

Queenstown trials business waste collection points

Eleven locations in downtown Queenstown are about to become business waste drop-off points. The locations – which include »»

0 comments

Queenstown Local Life

'Back off Basil' - Queenstown mayor

'Back off Basil' - Queenstown mayor

Queenstown Lakes District Council has called in big city lawyers to deal with bankrupt developer Basil Walker. On Monday, Mayor »»

1 comments

Queenstown Crime

Meth charge after 'kidnap' drama

Meth charge after 'kidnap' drama

A woman caught up in the aftermath of an alleged kidnapping in Queenstown has pleaded guilty to a charge of possession of »»

0 comments


Countdown to 2015 starts now

Countdown to 2015 starts now

General entries for the 2015 Queenstown International Marathon open tomorrow – but there’s no confirmation as yet on »»

0 comments

IOC report a 'games-changer'

IOC report a 'games-changer'

A Queenstowner pushing for New Zealand to host the Winter Olympics says the idea's never been more affordable. An International »»

3 comments

Coming Up EventsMovies

The Ultimate Gig Guide

The Ultimate Gig Guide

»»

0 comments


Does downtown Queenstown need another hotel?
Yes
No