Quail Rise

Risk and reward

It's about to receive a multi-million dollar upgrade, but a safety report reveals there are nine junctions in Queenstown Lakes district more dangerous than the notorious Tucker Beach Road. A safety assessment on the intersection, completed by Abley Consultants and...
NZ Transport Agency has broken down the eye-watering $6 million cost of a new Queenstown intersection. On Tuesday, to the delight of Quail Rise residents, the agency announced it will improve the dicey junction of Tucker Beach Road and State...
A $6 million project to improve safety at a notorious intersection near Queenstown has been given the green light. The New Zealand Transport Agency (NZTA) has announced the right turn out of Tucker Beach Road onto State Highway 6 will...
Residents in Queenstown's Quail Rise claim they're being bombarded by noisy Milford-bound planes flying "illegally low" over their homes. They allege a "reasonably high proportion" are flying at less than the required height of 1000 feet, or 305 metres, above...

Council puts hand out

Queenstown's council wants to borrow $56 million from the government to spark the development of at least 3000 new homes. The authority has submitted four bids to the government's $1 billion infrastructure fund. It wants cash for a town centre bypass,...
A permanently lower speed limit could be on the way for a Queenstown highway. The government's highways manager, NZ Transport Agency, announced yesterday it wanted an 80kmh speed limit on a 2.3km section of State Highway 6, between Stalker Rd and...
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