A Queenstown junior golfer will compete against the world's best in the United States in August.
United States megastar Oprah Winfrey flew into Queenstown on a private jet last night, according to two sources who were at the airport.
A $640,000 upgrade for Queenstown’s main sports ground starts next week, raising hopes of a return for international cricket.
The major backer of a huge education and technology campus planned near Queenstown has withdrawn its support.
A woman trapped in her crashed, upside-down car near Queenstown had to sound the horn to help emergency services find her yesterday evening.
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.
A "dangerous" manoeuvre which led to two Queenstown skydivers being seriously injured on Saturday was probably unintentional, an industry safety expert says.
A 29-year-old Australian who told police he had taken drugs was arrested after a commotion at an Indian restaurant in Queenstown yesterday.
A car crash temporarily blocked the main highway to Queenstown from Cromwell reducing traffic down to one lane.
A Queenstown link to a high-profile corruption case might have helped convince a judge to convict two Aucklanders.
Funding for research, rather than the series of rejected applications in the past two years, might actually help with the lake snow problem, a leading scientist says.
Police are pointing to the antics of an alleged dangerous driver on the Crown Range as a reason for motorists to belt up.