Lakeview

By GUY WILLIAMS After an eight-month hiatus, the Wakatipu Toy Library’s back up and running in a prime Frankton location. Chairwoman Sarah Fredric says the library lost its home of 17 years, at Queenstown’s former campground store at Lakeview, when it had...
By GUY WILLIAMS Queenstown's centenarian, the remarkable Alex McBurney, was farewelled by 250 people in Invercargill on Monday. The oldest World War II veteran living in the Wakatipu, Alex turned 100 on June 20, celebrating the milestone with his family, including...

A soldier’s century

By GUY WILLIAMS Queenstown's Alex McBurney has been to war, raised a family, and lived the Kiwi good life even shaken hands with royalty. The oldest World War II veteran living in the Wakatipu, he turned 100 on Saturday. Still living in...

Lakeview plans revealed

Here's the latest vision for the future of Queenstown's Lakeview site. Queenstown's council has been working with the consortium of Ninety Four Feet, Augusta Capital and The Britomart Hospitality Group, and its other development partners Ngāi Tahu Tourism and Well...
Queenstown's council's about to name a preferred development partner for a massive housing/commercial precinct on the resort's Lakeview site. It's a two-horse race between Melbourne-based Ninety Four Feet, with a quarter share held by New Zealand property fund manager Augusta...

Lakeview sale looms

Despite facing a mounting housing crisis, Queenstown's council looks set to sell a prime piece of land near the resort's CBD. In a report to tomorrow's full council meeting, the council's strategic projects boss Paul Speedy recommends the council agree to...
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