Opponents of poker machines are lining up to fight their introduction to Glenorchy, near Queenstown.
The makers of the $100 million Hollywood blockbuster Xmen Origins: Wolverine are to be rolemodels for environmentally friendly movie-making, days after being caught storing high explosives next to the Queenstown Gardens.
A charitable trust aims to help an estimated 700 homeowners in Arrowtown facing the prospect - and the cost - of converting fireplaces to meet new air quality standards.
Film Queenstown has hit back at claims an environmental initiative involving the $100 million Xmen Origins: Wolverine film amounts to ‘‘tokenism''.
Plans for a 5600-seat grandstand as part of a $40 million upgrade of the Queenstown Events Centre have stalled as a new Council Controlled Organisation (CCO) takes over management of Queenstown Lakes district leisure facilities.
A 12-building industrial property portfolio for sale in Queenstown could fetch $9 million, but will not make a dent in the resort town's appetite for industrial land, the agent managing the sale says.
Plans for new runway safety zones at Queenstown Airport are a compromise because of the surrounding geography, the Queenstown Lakes District Council's strategy committee has heard.
A small number of developers are sitting on thousands of undeveloped residential sites in Queenstown, even as a shortage of land contributes to the spiralling cost of housing in the resort, new figures show.
A $5 million mini-Winter Olympics attracting 700 athletes from up to 30 countries will be staged across Otago next year.
A giant crane and a handful of workers were back in action at Queenstown's $2 billion Five Mile Village development yesterday.
Allowing two American hunting clients to disembark from a helicopter high in mountainous terrain near Wanaka was the ‘‘biggest hazard'' leading to the death of one of them, an inquest in Queenstown has heard.
Funding for new flood defences at Milford Sound, aimed at protecting vital tourism infrastructure and encouraging development in the village, has been unveiled by the Government.
The Queenstown to Glenorchy road will need significant safety improvements to cope with dozens more tour buses and hundreds more cars and campervans each day, if a proposed train and tunnel link to Milford proceeds.
A last-ditch attempt to scrap the planned upgrade of the Crown Range Rd between Queenstown and Wanaka, following a $1 million price increase was defeated at a council meeting in Queenstown yesterday.
Twelve corporate multisport teams battled difficult terrain and demanding weather near Queenstown as part of efforts to raise $170,000 for Cure Kids this weekend, organisers say.
Queenstown's annual Police versus Fire Brigade cricket match was dominated by sledging, heavy rain, broken bones and a good deal of laughter on Saturday.
Air senior pilot Nathan Dale-Emberton has rejected claims he carelessly flew into clouds while on a tourist flight to Milford Sound as ‘‘ludicrous''.
Glenorchy Air pilot Nathan Dale-Emberton has conceded he would be guilty of carelessness if claims he flew into a ‘‘nightmare'' of thick cloud - as his passengers said he did - while on a Milford Sound scenic flight were true.
Concerns about access to a planned residential development on a steep section of Potters Hill, Queenstown, have been raised during the second day of a resource consent hearing in the resort.