Grant Hensman

No ordinary section release

Anyone with a spare $600,000 can choose among some of the last residential plots on the Queenstown side of Lake Wakatipu's Frankton Arm. The third stage of the Remarkables View subdivision, directly above the new Frankton Marina, is currently for...

Unitary plan warning

Otago Regional Council needs to do more for the resort and act more quickly say Queenstowners, including Sir Eion Edgar. The council got a lesson in Queenstown "passion'' on Monday, as it was commended for taking more of an interest...

Mayor conflict query

Queenstown'sĀ outgoing mayor pushed a developer's case with council staff after a meeting involving a big campaign donor. Emails released to Mountain Scene show mayor Vanessa van Uden attended a high-powered summit between council and Skyline bigwigs on January 13. Months later,...