Queenstown's first special housing area faces council concerns and neighbour opposition before this month's consent hearing.
New Zealand Football is discussing a bid for the Fifa Women's World Cup with the Government.
The team from Queenstown's new Countdown store plants native trees at Lake Hayes on Saturday.
Three days on the road and five hours' sleep later, Mike Stewart and Gareth Samuels are buzzing and humbled - and a bit smelly.
The Government has broken a promise to complete highways work targeting foreign drivers by July, leading the family of a 5-year-old Oamaru girl killed in a car crash to call the Government ''soft'' on road safety.
Queenstown policeman Travis Hughes, who died in a plane crash in 2005, was remembered at a Police Remembrance Day service in Queenstown yesterday.
Glenorchy's controversial camping ground redevelopment is heading to the Environment Court - thanks to one staunch opponent.
More music stars are confirmed for this summer's roster of concerts in and around Queenstown.
Police are expressing disappointment after picking up four alleged drink drivers in Queenstown over the weekend.
Experienced Dunedin detective Malcolm Inglis is heading an internal police inquiry into a bungled Queenstown drugs bust.
The lack of a convention centre in Queenstown means Australasia's biggest regular science meeting is not being promoted overseas.
Two people escaped a fierce fire which gutted two Queenstown houses yesterday.
Concerns raised by an experienced lawyer did not stop Queenstown Lakes councillors from approving a tangata whenua chapter for its district plan yesterday.
There remains no word this morning of a vessel that was apparently in distress in ''nasty'' conditions on Lake Wakatipu yesterday.
The Auditor-General will investigate a special housing area bid by Queenstown Lakes District Council chief executive Adam Feeley's family trust.
Ex-serious Fraud Office head Adam Feeley is ''frustrated and disappointed'' by an Auditor-general inquiry into his family trust's proposed subdivision near Arrowtown.
Former Serious Fraud Office boss Adam Feeley turned the guns on Judith Collins during an inquiry to discover if his former minister had tried to undermine him.
Queenstown Airport has set a record for international passenger arrivals, but not without some slight turbulence.
Otago Rural Fire Authority says it will seek to recover the cost of fighting a small scrub fire in Gibbston yesterday.
The rates freeze is over in the Queenstown Lakes district.