A 30-year vision for transport in the Wakatipu Basin has the qualified backing of Queenstown Lakes Mayor Jim Boult.
Hollywood A-list actor Tom Cruise has been snapped in Queenstown where he is filming Mission: Impossible 6.
A 30m poplar tree falling on a Queenstown motel was not caused by council negligence, a district court judge has found.
An Auckland businessman who said he was ticketed for running an orange light in Queenstown ''because I'm Chinese'' has previously accused police of racially-motivated brutality.
The size of crowds thronging Queenstown Gardens for the resort's annual light festival have gobsmacked organisers.
More permissive development rules are expected to be in place for the Queenstown Lakes district early next year, after the council bowed to pressure from planning experts.
A re-established Otago Regional Council office in Queenstown might be located at Frankton.
The Otago Regional Council has ruled out an early start to an overhauled Wakatipu public transport system.
Too little, too late. The ORC got a lesson in Queenstown "passion'' yesterday, as it was commended for taking more of an interest in the resort but criticised for not doing more and taking too long to make decisions.
Four Queenstown fire crews have contained a house fire in Peregrine Place this morning.
Restorative justice has been dismissed by some as time-wasting, touchy-feely nonsense - but it helped crash victim David Williams.
Six months after being elected Queenstown Lakes Mayor, Jim Boult talks about progress to date and what he wants achieved by Christmas.
A small gas canister explosion caused an unwelcome early morning wake-up call at a central Queenstown hotel yesterday morning.
International cricket can now return to Queenstown.
New Zealand's well-drilled police rugby team overpowered a spirited Australian police side in Queenstown yesterday, in a special Anzac Day match.
Top US spies flew into Queenstown yesterday for what might be history's most unsecret ''top secret'' meeting.
The death of a parapenter at the weekend has prompted an outpouring of grief among Queenstown's paragliding and alpine rescue communities.
The parapenting pilot who died in Queenstown this morning lost control in mid-air and hit a prefabricated school building, authorities say.
A 20-year-old Wellington man has been charged with dangerous driving after a non-injury crash in Gibbston yesterday.
Queenstown police are appealing for witnesses after a man allegedly brandished a blade in a bar early today.