Tracey Roxburgh

Ice cream parlour to join chain

First there was Fergburger, next came Fergbaker and soon the Mrs Ferg Ice Cream Parlour will be arriving on Shotover St.

Fair margin for convention centre

A total of 875 submissions were received on the Queenstown Lakes District Council's draft annual plan.

Snow fun gives way to ice warnings

Snow fun gives way to ice warnings

Queenstown police are advising motorists to take ''extreme care'' on the roads today after the resort and surrounding communities woke up to a heavy blanket of snow yesterday.

Wakatipu pupils highlight girls' plight

Wakatipu High School pupils recently joined 35 schools around New Zealand to raise awareness, through a red ribbon day, of the plight of more than 200 Nigerian girls kidnapped by militant Islamist group Boko Haram.

World cup 'hits hot spots'

Footballsouth will be pushing for Queenstown to host a pre-tournament game before next year's 2014 Fifa U20 World Cup, featuring future stars of ''the beautiful game''.

Gutted homestead will be replaced

Gutted homestead will be replaced

Paradise Homestead, destroyed by fire on Friday morning, will rise again.

Wild weather hammers South

Wild weather hammers South

A predicted southerly front has wreaked havoc in the South today, causing damage to buildings, power cuts and an early end to the Bluff Oyster Festival.

Search on for missing Queenstown woman

Search on for missing Queenstown woman

A search is under way in Queenstown amid concerns for the safety of a local woman.

Snow cover on way with cold fronts

Snow cover on way with cold fronts

Brace yourselves - snow is coming. Residents across Otago and Southland would be wise to stock up on firewood, dust off their winter woollies and have hot-water bottles at the ready.

Kakapo chicks exercise their charm

Kakapo chicks exercise their charm

Three ''rock stars'' of the bird world won over school pupils, residents and visitors yesterday during a historic outing to Arrowtown.