At the age most people start thinking about saving for retirement, Darren Love-ll changed countries and careers.He talked to Tracey Roxburgh ahead of opening his restaurant, which is full of love,New Kiwi couple off to compete for NZ New Kiwi couple off to compete for NZ Awarded Kiwi citizenship only last week, a Queens town couple are heading overseas to play ice hockey for their new country.Peak to Peak changes hands Peak to Peak changes hands After 25 years, iconic Queens town multi sport race Peak to Peak has had a baton handover.
Reports one trapped after head-on crash near Gibbston Reports one trapped after head-on crash near Gibbston Police are racing to a head-on crash between two vehicles near Gibbston. Airport company cleared to acquire disputed land Airport company cleared to acquire disputed land Queens-town Airport Corporation has been cleared to acquire a contentious piece of land, known as Lot 6, which has tied up court time for more than eight years.Lobby group near end Lobby group near endA group set up to lobby on behalf of Queenstown’s town centre will likely be wound up within months.Overnight road closure at Victoria Bridge Overnight road closure at Victoria Bridge Strengthening work is about to begin at the Victoria Bridge, on the Queens town side of the Kawarau Gorge, which will require an overnight road closure.
Scale of land sale upsets opponents Scale of land sale upsets opponentsA Queenstown resident representing a group opposed to the development of a slice of woodland above the town says he does not think people realise the scale of what is proposed.Survey of workers elsewhereSurvey of workers elsewhereWhile a visitor levy is seen as a panacea to Queenstown’s many problems, there are moves afoot to create an economy that does not rely solely on the tourist dollar.Sharing grief but feeling support-sharing grief but feeling support.The tragedy of Christchurch’s terror attack has hit him harder than most, but Ashiv Khan still considers New Zealand his home.Airport activates emergency services Airport activates emergency services.Queenstown Airport emergency services were activated yesterday morning after the pilot of a light aircraft raised concerns on approach.
Footage sought of crash down bankFootage sought of crash down bankQueenstown police are appealing for CCTV footage as they investigate a serious crash in which a woman was trapped for several hours down a bank.Car crashes into tourism premisesCar crashes into tourism premisesQueenstown police have charged a man with dangerous driving, after he allegedly crashed a car into a town centre tourism premises.Thousands gather for vigils Thousands gather for vigils in Queenstown, Wanaka”As a country we are bewildered, we are in shock, and we are in disbelief.”Accused pair granted name suppression Accused pair granted name suppressionTwo Queenstown residents charged in relation to an assault in Cow Lane last week have been granted interim name suppression.
Allegedly assaulted by gang members Allegedly assaulted by gang members Gang members are alleged to have assaulted two men in separate incidents in Queens-town early on Sunday.Car smashes into segway tour operation Car smashes into segway tour operation Queenstown Police have charged a man with dangerous driving after he allegedly crashed into a town centre tourism premises.Builder put in voluntary liquidation Builder put in voluntary liquidation.A Queens town building company has been placed in voluntary liquidation, but the licenser says all homes being built will be reassigned to another contractor.Aussie stones window over restaurant service Aussie stones window over restaurant serviceAn Australian tourist unhappy with ”the service he received” at a Queens-town restaurant on Sunday night has been charged with willful damage.