When missing Israeli tramper Liat Okin decided to see the world, she chose New Zealand because she thought she would be safe.
There appears to be something in the water near Balclutha. Passengers were seeing triple recently as three sets of twins from the small Warepa School, 12km from Balclutha, jumped aboard Queenstown's historic TSS Earnslaw steamship.
A third international hotel has been confirmed for the $1-billion Kawarau Falls Station development, near Queenstown.
National carrier Air New Zealand is to lay on more direct flights between Queenstown and Sydney this winter.
The discovery of a rental car submerged deep beneath the surface of Lake Wakatipu has ended a three-year mystery, police say.
Queenstown police say they are keeping a close eye on motorists ignoring red lights on the single-lane Kawarau Falls bridge, after a series of complaints about impatient and dangerous driving.
The search for New Zealand's future leaders was the focus of a breakfast talk in Queenstown yesterday.
The brother of missing Israeli tramper Liat Okin appears exhausted, but sheds no tears and refuses to concede his sister might be dead.
Queenstown police have released a leaflet appealing for information as the hunt for missing Israeli tramper Liat Okin continues.
Opponents of a new bungy operation planned for Queenstown are taking their fight against the development to the Environment Court.
Queenstown police fear for the safety of an Israeli woman last seen walking the Routeburn Track nearly two weeks ago.
Two councillors' objections have failed to derail plans for residential rates increases of up to 18% across the Queenstown Lakes district.
Homeowners facing rates increases of 18% next year - the largest in the Queenstown Lakes District - are likely to react with hostility to the plans, community association chairman Peter Gibson says.
Queenstown councillors have expressed alarm at rising construction costs after new figures showed a combined $19.4 million budget increase for more than 30 projects planned across the Queenstown Lakes District.
The helicopter trip on which United States hunter Cliff Senter fell to his death in mountainous country near Wanaka was ‘‘apparently illegal'', an inquest in Queenstown has heard.
The coroner hearing evidence about the death of United States hunter Cliff Senter near Wanaka has promised a "remorseless'' examination of the facts, after concerns about the investigation were raised by an expert witness yesterday.
Two police officers fended off an attack by a man wielding a knife in central Queenstown early yesterday.
Delegates from Pacific Rim countries are already smiling ahead of next year's Winter Games in Otago.
The developers of the planned $25 million Terrace Junction development at the gateway to Queenstown have announced their first tenants.
Having hundreds of senior cricketers descend on Queenstown provided an economic boost for the resort as well as a sporting shot in the arm, Destination Queenstown says.