The Queenstown Lakes District Council’s so-called ‘‘section 32’’ report is scathing of the district’s existing subdivision rules.
A compromise may have been reached over future subdivisions in the Queenstown lakes district. Queenstown editor David Williams reports.
Queenstown police picked up three alleged drink-drivers at a checkpoint overnight.
A detailed and costly study of the Wakatipu Basin's landscapes is being done after landowners slammed the local council for not doing its homework before a district plan review.
They are skiing and boarding almost wall-to-wall on Queenstown's skifields.
The heiress of a Canadian food fortune says she is being kept from New Zealand because of a government grudge against her stateless husband, who claims to be a CIA whistleblower.
A government department head is under pressure to explain why the heiress of a Canadian food fortune is being barred from the country.
An overhaul of Queenstown Airport's airline lounges is under way.
What is a former Queenstown emergency management officer doing in Nepal? Queenstown editor David Williams talks to Brenden Winder.
The Government's big stick to encourage housing-building might be a damp squib in Queenstown, local council staff warn.
Fee hikes are on the table for the Queenstown Lakes District Council, as a developer expresses concerns over transparency and efficiency.
Queenstown firefighters dealt with the aftermath of a balcony fire in Hallenstein St yesterday.
Queenstown's historic steamship TSS Earnslaw has been caught in a classification row which a planning expert says increases its risk of sinking.
A controversial proposal to hike rates on Queenstown Lakes land-bankers is likely to be dropped.
Neighbours of proposed new fast-tracked housing near Arrowtown are gearing up for another fight.
Queenstown WinterFest events are being bumped to The Remarkables because of a lack of snow at Coronet Peak.
Deborah and Andrew Judkins wanted to surprise their wedding guests with fireworks.
The NZ Transport Agency has struck trouble during work along Queenstown's Frankton Rd.
About 2000 skiers and snowboarders took to the snow on the The Remarkables ski area for Saturday's opening day, about 500 more than last year.
Instinct and luck combined in a dramatic boat rescue on Lake Wakatipu on Friday night, as a hypothermic couple were plucked from a water-filled inflatable boat.