Oamaru cheesemaker Whitestone Cheese is joining forces with Otago Polytechnic to create an online training academy for hospitality workers and cheese enthusiasts.
The removal of more than 150 tonnes of submerged trees from the Kawarau River near Frankton will allow divers to remove an invasive weed in a follow-up operation next year.
As Queenstown farmers Mike and Gemma Smith have expanded their business interests into the town, they have brought dozens of the town’s children a taste of the country.
A dedicated air ambulance service for the Queenstown Lakes is good news, but funding it will be a huge challenge, Lakes District Air Rescue Trust (LDART) chairman Jules Tapper says.
The developer of the $20million Frankton marina says construction is on track, and land-based buildings, a car park and landscaping will be completed by Christmas.
WorkSafe is reviewing its role in investigating work-related road accidents, but says it is not prompted by the death of a tourist at Mt Nicholas Station in 2016.
Seventy years ago today a committee was convened in Arrowtown to set up a museum.
The national war on wilding trees will not be won without a major boost in funding, Wakatipu Wilding Conifer Control Group chairman Grant Hensman says.
Most buses operated by three major tourism businesses in Queenstown - and the resort's public bus operator - have reversing cameras to eliminate their blind spot.
A couple of regular visitors to The Remarkables ski area have been tagged and blood-tested as part of an effort to boost their numbers.
A bus driver convicted after the death of a US tourist near Queenstown in 2016 says she is "appalled'' a coroner's recommendations apply to tourist buses only.
Two people suffered minor injuries when a boat carrying 39 tourists crashed into a rock during a seal-watching cruise in Milford Sound yesterday.
There is a new popular movement in the Wakatipu Basin. Nature-loving residents are joining community trapping groups in ever-growing numbers to kill the predators that prey on our native wildlife....
Half of a row of landmark trees along the Ladies Mile highway near Queenstown will now be spared from the pruning saw.
As the Queenstown Lakes district shows continuing signs of growth fatigue, residents are being surveyed about the impact on their quality of life.
The Government’s border levy will not generate enough money to pay for his district’s tourism infrastructure needs, let alone the entire country’s, Queenstown Lakes Mayor Jim Boult says.
Destination Queenstown (DQ) chairman Matt Hollyer says remarks he made at the regional tourism organisation's annual meeting last week were ''flippant'' and not a criticism of its staff's financial management.
Queenstown Swimming Club members celebrate keeping the winners’ shield for the fourth year in a row at the Colin Walker Memorial Swim Meet in the resort on Saturday.
A Nissan Terrano drove through a playground, down some steps and across a field while being pursued by police through Queenstown and Frankton yesterday.
A Nissan Terrano drove through a playground, down some steps and across a field while being pursued by police through Queenstown and Frankton this morning.