23 days ago

Otago power consumers face $500 price hike over three years

Nicole Mathewson Reporter from Wanaka News

Otago power consumers could potentially pay their lines company up to $500 over three years, as it embarks on a $400 million investment programme.

Aurora delivers electricity to 90,000 customers in Dunedin, Central Otago and Queenstown Lakes and is asking the public to comment on a draft proposal detailing their future investment.

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18 hours ago

Plan to eliminate pong welcoming people to Queenstown

Nicole Mathewson Reporter from Wanaka News

The "stink" from a landfill that greets visitors to Queenstown will be eradicated as part of a $7.8 million cleanup plan.

The Victoria Flats Landfill at Gibbston, 27 kilometres from Queenstown, has long been the subject of complaints by travellers on State Highway 6, commuters from Cromwell, and some Gibbston residents.

It is the main landfill for the Queenstown Lakes and Central Otago communities.