Major slip affects Shotover access

(23 October) QLDC advises that Skippers Road has re-opened (/ht kayakjb). (14 September) Access to the upper Shotover river sections has been disrupted by a major road slip at Devil's Elbow (map). Queenstown Lakes District Council is undertaking urgent work to restore access and hopes to reopen the road by mid-October, weather permitting. Photo: Courtesy QLDC.