The Queenstown Lakes District Council’s granting of a 100-year lease for Wanaka Airport has been cast aside by the High Court as unlawful over its failure to follow proper process.
The candidates for the vacant seat on the Queenstown Lakes District Council burnished their contrasting qualifications for the job before an audience of local Grey Power members yesterday.
The partial review of a Department of Conservation strategy document holding up progress on new cycling trails in Otago is missing the "root cause" of the problem, a hearing in Queenstown has been told.
Scheduled international passenger flights to the southern South Island resume today with a single flight from Sydney to Queenstown.
Helping out at a Wakatipu Reforestation Trust planting day near Arrowtown on Saturday are (from left) Maggie (9), Ollie (13) and Tim (11) Browne, of Lake Hayes Estate.
Free on-street parking in central Queenstown will begin three hours earlier than usual from Wednesday next week following a growing community clamour for the move.
The theft of iron plates from a Kingston Flyer passenger carriage is frustrating the team restoring the vintage steam train.
A Queenstown man’s father had two unusual encounters with the late Duke of Edinburgh, the first playing a crucial part in the life of the future husband of the Queen.
An analysis of water inflow data for Lake Hayes by a Nobel Prize-winning scientist gives a bleak insight into the amount of sediment and phosphorus flowing into the scenic Wakatipu Basin lake.
A revamp of the former Frankton Motor Camp will take it back to its roots, its new lessees say.
Aucklanders Eduardo Speranza and Nemi Turakhia take part in a workshop run by Sebastian Vera and Ellie Ladd at the Queenstown Salsa Festival yesterday.
Queenstown Lakes Mayor Jim Boult has promised owners of a tiny home he'll take a look at what they think are unworkable rules for living in them.
Two promising mountaineers who died in a fall in Fiordland National Park in 2017 were not climbing beyond their abilities, a coroner has found.
Proposed reform of the law overseeing South Island high country pastoral leases will not lead to better environmental outcomes, a public hearing has been told.
Councils will have to provide better parking management and public transport options when on-site parking requirements for developers are abolished next year, Green Party MP Julie Anne Genter says.
More than 50 members of four Queenstown churches shrugged off rain and wind to take part in a multi-denominational Easter Walk of the Cross yesterday.
Two holes-in-one, same course, same hole, three weeks apart.
Arrowtown band Train Surfers, consisting of lead guitar and singer Ollie McLean (17, left), drummer Cam Kennedy-Brown (16) and bass guitarist Dillon Bouchier (17), rock it up for the crowd at the...
More than 170 people braved the cool waters of Lake Wakatipu — some without wetsuits — in the inaugural Wakatipu Legend swimming event in Queenstown on Saturday.
The Auckland Sky Tower may be better known for its annual firefighter stair climb, but Queenstown Hill’s version goes 70m higher.