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28/11/2014

Fresh airing for bed tax

A bed tax is back on the agenda for Queenstown. But the idea might be blocked from Wellington before it gathers pace. At the resort’s Chamber of Commerce AGM on Tuesday, boss Ann Lockhart said a governance group has been formed and it has started »»

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Fatal crash near Kingston

Fatal crash near Kingston

One motorcyclist is dead and a second seriously injured after a group of riders slammed into a tour van carrying Malaysian tourists near Kingston »»

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Revealed: campgrounds' lease price

Revealed: campgrounds' lease price

The Queenstown Lakes District Council has today released the price paid for the 25-year lease of five campgrounds and holiday parks. Last year, the »»

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Queenstown Business

Queenstown employers breached laws

Queenstown employers breached laws

Action has been taken against 15 Queenstown businesses - most in the food and beverage sector - found to be in breach of »»

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Queenstown Local Life

Council to consider trialling water meters

Council to consider trialling water meters

Water meters could be trialled for a year in the Queenstown Lakes district, beginning next April, under a council staff plan. »»

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Queenstown Crime

Injured man airlifted

An injured rafter was flown out of a Queenstown river canyon after bruising his leg on a commercial rafting trip. The man, in his 30s, hit a rock when he fell out of the Queenstown Rafting »»

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