Tracey Roxburgh

Jail for supplying cannabis

Jail for supplying cannabis

Former Wakatipu High School pupil who sold drugs to fellow teenagers will spend the next 10 months in prison.

Rental firms call for calm

Rental firms call for calm

The head of New Zealand's Rental Vehicle Association is calling for calm as the issue of tourist drivers reaches fever pitch in Queenstown.

Listing downgrade proposed for Flyer

Listing downgrade proposed for Flyer

A proposed change to the historic listing of the Kingston Flyer under the Queenstown Lakes District Plan could ultimately see the steam train moved from the district.

Councils favour $10 million plan

Councils favour $10 million plan

A $10 million, 195-berth marina on Lake Wakatipu has been approved by the Otago Regional and Queenstown Lakes District Councils - subject to 88 conditions.

Labour issue solution sought

Labour issue solution sought

Government representatives will discuss critical issues around staff recruitment and retention with tourism operators in the Queenstown Lakes District next month.

Airline seats from resort almost booked for week

Airline seats from resort almost booked for week

Seats on outbound flights to Christchurch and Auckland from Queenstown are as scarce as hen's teeth over the next week - and airlines are blaming the Year of the Sheep.

Hoping to get on Monopoly

Hoping to get on Monopoly

After narrowly missing out on a place on a global Monopoly board in 2008, Queenstown has been given a second chance in the 2015 version.

Stamp to mark post office centenary

Stamp to mark post office centenary

A commemorative stamp will be issued later this year to mark the centenary of one of Arrowtown's most photographed buildings.

Axe-wielder claims self-defence in dispute

Axe-wielder claims self-defence in dispute

Armed Queenstown Police officers were called to a Marina Dr address in the resort on Saturday night responding to a report of a man wielding an axe.

Paraglider with broken leg flown from national park

A 26-year-old paraglider was flown by helicopter to Lakes District Hospital yesterday afternoon after breaking his leg in the Mount Aspiring National Park.