Kawarau River

Kawarau bridge talks ongoing

The old Kawarau Falls bridge continues to be the orphan nobody wants. Decommissioned as a road bridge in January when its $22 million replacement opened, the 94-year-old structure is about to be refurbished in preparation for a new life as...
OPINION: I don't know about you but I'm delighted! The reason that I'm delighted is that I had the great pleasure to fly back into Queenstown after a trip north recently, arriving here at peak rush hour, facing the prospect...

Milestone for $22m bridge

The placement of the last steel girder means Queenstown's new, 250m Kawarau Falls bridge now fully spans the Kawarau River. NZ Transport Agency senior project boss Phil Dowsett says pre-cast concrete slabs are being installed over the girders, and the...
Government scientists are developing a plan to keep the invasive lake weed lagarosiphon out of Lake Wakatipu. Three sections of the upper Kawarau River have been cordoned off with buoys to restrict lagarosiphon - also known as South African oxygen...
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