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By PHILIP CHANDLER A luxury home and luxuriant garden in rural Queenstown’s Birchwood Road’s on the market for $7 million-plus. The garden — familiar to those patronising ‘Twilight Opera’ concerts over the past two years — was recently recognised as a...

Bid to close biodiversity loop

By GUY WILLIAMS The Glenorchy Community Association’s hoping to nab $700,000 in Jobs for Nature funding for a project designed to address the township’s wellbeing issues as well as its biodiversity goals. If the application’s successful, the ‘Glenorchy Eastern Biodiversity Corridor’...

‘Beating heart’ underway

By PHILIP CHANDLER In a major milestone for Queenstown’s first retirement village, mayoress Karen Boult this week turned the first sod on a grand $12 million clubhouse. Queenstown Country Club (QCC) owner Arvida — which bought the Ladies Mile ‘community’, as...
By GUY WILLIAMS University of Otago’s applied for consent to build a $12 million retreat for academics near Queenstown’s Jack’s Point, but is backing off a plan to build it by the end of next year. Calling it one of the...
Queenstown's main council building will remain closed for another week following a diesel leak on Monday. Queenstown Lakes District Council chief executive Mike Theelen says the diesel had soaked the carpets and some of the walls in the Gorge St...
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