Tracey Roxburgh

Stars and baas for Glenorchy premiere

Stars and baas for Glenorchy premiere

Only in Glenorchy would the "world premiere" of a movie also be its last showing.

Sir Eion honoured for altruism

Sir Eion honoured for altruism

Sir Eion Edgar hoped others would learn they could get "a lot of pleasure" from helping people after he was named the Ryman Healthcare Senior New Zealander of the Year at a national awards ceremony in Auckland on Wednesday night.

Award for Sir Eion

Sir Eion Edgar, of Queenstown, was recognised by Prime Minister John Key at an awards ceremony in Auckland last night.

Repairs force bridge closure

The historic Skippers Canyon bridge will be closed for at least three days this month, allowing for $30,000 of repairs to be carried out on the 109-year-old structure.

Limits in place on water use

While many are rejoicing summer's eventual arrival in the Wakatipu, with cloudless days for almost two weeks, the rising mercury means water restrictions are in place for those on the Lake Hayes Scheme.

Police seek men after two alleged assaults

Police seek men after two alleged assaults

Queenstown police have received a huge response from the public after releasing images from CCTV cameras in the resort's CBD of alleged offenders involved in two separate incidents over the weekend.

Stabilisation work to begin

Two areas of "unstable rock" - one of which was a remnant of a major rock fall 10 years ago - have been discovered at the Nevis Bluff.

Volunteers in thick of the action

Volunteers in thick of the action

If it were not for the volunteers who travel far and wide to give of their time, the Michael Hill New Zealand Golf Open at The Hills would not be the well-oiled event it is.

The party's over for another year

The party's over for another year

If anyone knows how to put the art in party, it's Michael Hill.

Getting to grips with grass

Getting up at 5am and finishing sometimes more than 16 hours later has been the price a group of hard-working volunteers at The Hills have had to pay for the past week, to ensure the championship golf course is in pristine condition.