Wanaka's Stella Nepia (right) takes to Lake Wakatipu for Saturday's Rilean Construction freshwater O'pen cup - the final leg of a summer circuit.
Queenstown Police are floating the idea of a 24-hour ban on public drinking in the wake of last Saturday's Crate Day chaos in the resort.
Queenstown Lakes Mayor Jim Boult will raise "significant concerns" over Aurora Energy’s potentially dangerous power poles with the company’s chief executive next week.
Two major Queenstown landowners have blasted the local council for hatching a road funding plan which would cost them millions of dollars.
Controversial building height increases proposed for a central Queenstown block are being questioned by a nearby landowner.
Queenstown Lakes’ new mayor has fired a water-quality warning shot across the Otago Regional Council’s bow.
New Zealand musician Neil Finn helped raise more than $100,000 for an African charity at a glitzy event at Gibbston Valley Winery, near Queenstown, on Friday night.
The Immigration Minister has repeatedly asked for United States help to deport a stateless businessman living near Christchurch.
Fire authorities will claim costs from two skyrocket-firing teenagers who started a fire near Lake Hayes yesterday.
The hard work of being elected is done — the harder work of satisfying community expectation has begun.
A visitor levy drive will not be derailed by Prime Minister John Key's departure, Queenstown Lakes Mayor Jim Boult says.
A quick-thinking Australian tourist pulled a woman from a car which caught fire after a three-car crash near Queenstown yesterday.
Border officials at Christchurch Airport have picked up a British man suspected be involved in a Queenstown assault.
A "dangerous" manoeuvre which led to two Queenstown skydivers being seriously injured on Saturday was probably unintentional, an industry safety expert says.