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.
Heavy rain has extinguished a large scrub fire burning for six days near Queenstown, and which blazed a path of destruction through a Wakatipu high country station.
Motorists speeding past stationary school buses in Arrowtown have police concerned for the safety of children in the town.
The Queenstown Lakes District Council may seek $10,000 in costs from the owners of two traction engines after a series of fires alongside Lake Wakatipu believed to have been started by embers from the vintage machines.
Queenstown artist Kate Watson had waited 40 years to embrace another survivor from the doomed inter-island ferry Wahine.
Low-cost airline Pacific Blue could soon be winging its way into Queenstown, bringing cheap fares and boosting tourism.
Developers are split over the Queenstown Lakes District Council's new affordable and community housing plan change, submissions received by the council show.
Mayor Clive Geddes has a message for those responsible for splattering the Five Mile Village sign with thick dye for a fourth time: ‘‘Move on.''
Friendships forged forever during one of New Zealand's darkest days were reaffirmed on the cricket field in Queenstown yesterday.