Pest control

Lake Hayes’ $1m kickstarter

By GUY WILLIAMS A local iwi charity’s been given $1 million by philanthropist Rod Drury to get started on a long-planned project to clean up Queenstown’s Lake Hayes. Mana Tahuna chief executive Mike Rewi says the money’s paying for the new...

Bike club gains white knight

By TRACEY ROXBURGH Queenstown Mountain Bike Club’s about to put its foot down — and it’s got some serious firepower behind it. New Zealand tech entrepreneur and Xero co-founder Rod Drury says he decided a while ago to get back into...
Volunteers restoring native bird populations in the Wakatipu are devastated at the theft and vandalism of traps and trapping equipment. At Wye Creek this month, an expensive resetting possum trap and a large $700 storage box containing hundreds of dollars'...
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