A national championship sailing regatta in Queenstown happens to be coinciding with a boom in the number of young sailors in the resort.
A resource consent hearing for a Bunnings store in Frankton Flats featured opposing views among economic consultants about whether the proposal would contribute to a future shortage of industrial land in the Wakatipu.
The grieving family of missing American man Tyler Nii has arrived in Queenstown as police continue their efforts to recover his body from Lake Wakatipu.
Four women caught out by darkness high on the Remarkables on Sunday night were rescued after using their cellphone torches to signal to a searching helicopter.
Four women have been rescued from The Remarkables after becoming separated from each other.
Finding a framework for a proposed Remarkables National Park that addresses Ngai Tahu’s concerns is a key to the park’s creation, a proponent says.
The head groundsman at John Davies Oval is confident the cricket ground's rejuvenated outfield will impress players and administrators alike during Queenstown's first big games in four years.
A tandem skydiving passenger is missing in Lake Wakatipu and his instructor is in hospital with serious injuries after an incident near Queenstown yesterday.
The air and water search for a man who went missing after crashing in Lake Wakatipu during a tandem skydive this afternoon has been suspended.
Queenstown's housing trust is pledging to build 1000 affordable homes in the district by 2028.
A man who flew a drone near firefighting helicopters in Wanaka last week, forcing them to be temporarily grounded, has been named as Jorge Eduardo Riquelme Cruz.
A Chilean man who allegedly flew a drone near helicopters fighting a huge fire near Wanaka last week has been named.
The Glenorchy Races were an oasis of fine weather on a cool and blustery day in other parts of Wakatipu on Saturday.
About 150 pilots will touch down in Wakatipu for a five-day conference timed to coincide with the country’s biggest airshow.
Southern District police are receiving between 70 and 90 driving complaints a day from the public.
A man arrested for dangerous driving on the Gibbston Highway near Queenstown yesterday told police he was rushing to find a toilet because he had eaten too many cherries in Cromwell.
People leaving their cars in the Queenstown hospital's car park before heading to the airport could get a nasty surprise when they return.
Members of the last two families to live in the historic Mount Aurum Homestead at Skippers are devastated by its loss in a fire on New Year's Day.
A fire badly damaged a home at Arthurs Point, near Queenstown, yesterday.
A couple who fled the scene of a fire that destroyed an historic homestead at the Skippers camping area on New Year's Day are ''embarrassed'', police say.