Those searching for missing Israeli tramper Liat Okin have found footprints leading off the Routeburn Track and into a "dangerous" back country area.
The development director of Queenstown's $2 billion Five Mile Village project says workers could return to the construction site in July.
Queenstown Lakes District councillors have launched an attack on the Ministry of Education's chosen site for the new $8.8 million Frankton Primary School.
Wakatipu motorists be warned - winter is coming, and with it ice, cracks, potholes and a host of other roading woes big and small.
Cloud, rain and snow - all things that bring dread to the heart of a Qantas passenger booked to fly from Queenstown Airport.
There's more to New Zealand than Lord of the Rings and word will soon be out in China, if a group of visiting students have their way.
This year's Arrowtown Autumn Festival was the biggest in its history, with record crowds flocking to more than 70 events during the 11-day celebration, organisers say.
Queenstown's snow enthusiasts will be encouraged to car-pool and pick up hitch-hikers on the way to Coronet Peak this winter
THE brother of missing Israeli tramper Liat Okin has suffered a second blow after being targeted by thieves in Queenstown at the weekend.
Air services into Queenstown will have to increase to support the luxury hotels and apartments being built in Queenstown, the New Zealand Hotel Council says.
An English tourist trapped underwater while river boarding in the Kawarau River, near Queenstown, drowned with her distraught boyfriend in the water with her.
River guides involved in yesterday's Kawarau River drowning are ‘‘exceptionally cut up'' after battling in vain to save the English tourist who died, their employer says.
Repairs will be needed to fix cracks and leaks found in two bridges linking Queenstown with the outside world.
The brother of missing Israeli tramper Liat Okin has been floored by an outpouring of community support in Queenstown as he launches a private search for his sister.
The 24th annual Arrowtown Autumn Festival gets under way today, with the opening of the festival art exhibition at the town's Lakes District Museum.
Two bars - one in Wanaka and the other in Arrowtown - have been penalised with 24-hour licensing bans after serving minors during alcohol ‘‘stings'', while the operators of a Queenstown bar where two minors were found drinking will learn its fate this morning.
Plans for a scaled-back $60 million Hilton Hotel in Queenstown have won the approval of the Environment Court, but the developers are already planning to expand the complex.
Queenstown Airport authorities are keeping their fingers crossed winter hasn't come early, after a dusting of snow contributed to two days of disruption for passengers flying to and from the resort.
Police divers entered Lake Wakatipu yesterday to examine the wreck of a Budget rental car found submerged last weekend.
When missing Israeli tramper Liat Okin decided to see the world, she chose New Zealand because she thought she would be safe.