transport

Parking rules needed

By GUY WILLIAMS Councils will have to step up and provide better parking management and public transport options when on-site parking requirements for developers are abolished next year, Green Party MP Julie Anne Genter says. Genter, who spoke at a public...
By PHILIP CHANDLER An annual high country run behind Queenstown is introducing a gruelling ultra run as it celebrates its 10th anniversary this tomorrow. Shotover Moonlight Mountain Marathon, on Ben Lomond Station, is adding the 56km ‘Moonlight Ultra’ to its 10km,...
When a company boss thought a teenager had skived off with his wife’s purse on a night out in Queenstown last year, he decided to take matters into his own hands. Encountering the alleged thief on the dark streets of...

Choppy: Woman of heart

Writer/business coach Jacqui Thomas first came to Queenstown to work in 1994 and last left here in 2016. In her new book on female business founders ‘doing business with heart’, she features a pioneering heli-tourism operator she met when living...
By TRACEY ROXBURGH While it could be a decade before a new two-lane bridge’s built at Arthurs Point, a group of transport and council boffins hope another bridge, just for cyclists and pedestrians, will be in place much sooner. The Way to...
A new transport super-group is set to take a hands-on approach to sorting out Queenstown traffic woes. Unreliable public transport and traffic congestion have been constant bugbears in recent years. NZ Transport Agency (NZTA) is developing a travel demand management plan...
Lime electric scooters could soon be zipping along the footpaths and trails of Queenstown. The e-scooter hire company is in talks with the Queenstown Lakes District Council about getting a permit to operate in the district. Council property and infrastructure manager...

Airport flight or fancy?

Queenstown mayor Jim Boult is convinced a mooted Tarras airport won't fly. David Mayhew, chairman of Queenstown's Kelvin Peninsula Community Association (KPCA), proposes closing the resort's Frankton airport, leaving Wanaka Airport as it is and developing an international airport in...
Queenstown's transport boffins are asking the Government to loosen its purse strings so it can investigate mass transit options, including a light rail system. About 70 people turned out to a public meeting on Monday night to hear about the various...

Transport survey sought

Queenstowners are being urged to share their thoughts on the resort's transport networks. Queenstown Lakes District Council, Otago Regional Council and the NZ Transport Agency have launched a survey aimed at hearing from both locals and visitors about the issues...

Ferry service floated

New commuter boats could be ferrying Queenstowners to and from town, possibly reducing the resort's traffic woes, if a newly-lodged resource consent gets the green light. Kawarau Jet Services Holdings Ltd has applied to operate a scheduled ferry service along...

Jim Boult: Buses a first step

OPINION: The saying goes that "all good things come to those who wait", and I am pleased to share with you that we have a commitment from the Otago Regional Council (ORC) to start the new $2 bus service...
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