Queenstown Bowling Club

Arrowtown draws first blood

By PHILIP CHANDLER For the first time, Queenstown Bowling Club opened its season last Saturday with a ‘Battle of the Basin’ derby against Arrowtown. Each club fielded six teams of four, with Arrowtown prevailing 50 ends to 46. Pictured afterwards are Arrowtown...
Queenstown bowlers are devastated and angry after catching one of their most trusted club members stealing to fund gambling. Pillar of the community Eric Lee, 74, admitted swiping up to $12,000 from the regional bowls governing body and $465 in...

Theft fuelled gambling habit

A Queenstown accountant yesterday admitted stealing up to $12,000 from the regional bowls association to fund his gambling habit. Eric Thomas Lee, 74, also forged a signature on a financial statement of Central Otago Bowls to cover his tracks. And he...
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