Latest Queenstown, New Zealand Stories

2014-07-18 23:05:16

Active Adventures New Zealand has been offering New Zealand hiking trips for two decades, and the jewel in the crown is the Ultimate South Island Adventure ‘Rimu’ trip.

2010-04-19 07:25:00

MONETA, Va., April 19 /PRNewswire/ -- How did Earth's natural lakes form? Receding glaciers and cataclysmic events such as earthquakes, volcanoes, and meteorite impact are some of the generally accepted geologic origins of our planet's lakes.

2008-10-01 15:00:31

By JAMIESON, Debbie in Wanaka THE Queenstown Lakes District Council has approved a new master plan for the Wanaka Airport, allowing the airport to prepare itself for the next 30 years of development.

2008-09-26 15:00:36

By FEA, Sue in Queenstown A NEW childcare centre planned for Arrowtown might ease the backlog of more than 100 Arrowtown children waiting for a spot in child learning and care centres.

2008-09-10 15:00:17

By JAMIESON, Debbie in Queenstown A$1.2 MILLION plan to redirect the Shotover River and help mitigate flooding in Queenstown came a step closer to reality this week.

2008-09-05 15:00:20

I WAS intrigued to read in your paper (August 21) that Queenstown Mayor Clive Geddes believes low-fare airlines like Pacific Blue would have a similar (negative) impact to budget accommodation for Queenstown.

2008-08-13 15:00:45

By CREAN, Mike Bells rang out in Arrowtown over the saving of three rundown cottages from demolition. The 130-year-old miners' cottages were rotting away.

2008-08-01 18:00:24

By FEA, Sue `It will be extraordinary to do jet operations at night into Queenstown Airport.' Captain Dave Morgan QUEENSTOWN would be one of very few mountainous terrain airports in the world to have night flights if they proved feasible, Air New Zealand's general manager of airline operations and safety Captain Dave Morgan said last night.

2008-07-20 15:00:21

Look around at the landscape, folks, and think about the forces that have made it so breathtaking. Folding and faulting have formed the mountains and valleys right along the alpine spine of the South Island. Nowhere are those forces more obvious than in the Queenstown area.

2008-07-04 15:00:30

By HEATHER, Ben in Queenstown THE risk of an aircraft crashing into homes would be preferable to risking an electrical substation crash, according to one engineer.

Word of the Day
  • A handkerchief.
  • Specifically— The legendary sweat-cloth; the handkerchief of St. Veronica, according to tradition miraculously impressed with the mask of Christ; also, the napkin about Christ's head (Johu xx. 7).
  • In general, any miraculous portrait of Christ.
The word 'sudarium' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a handkerchief'.