A giant crane and a handful of workers were back in action at Queenstown's $2 billion Five Mile Village development yesterday.
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.
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 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 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 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''.
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.