A cycling trail from Gibbston to Bannockburn will be the most challenging section of a $26 million project to link Central Otago's cycling trails, the project's chairman says.
Queenstown police are urging construction site managers and tradespeople to keep their equipment well-secured after another spate of burglaries.
An injured snowboarder was dug out of the snow by his companion after he was caught in an avalanche on Ben Lomond near Queenstown yesterday.
A snowboarder seriously injured after falling about 200m down a steep slope on Ben Lomond, near Queenstown, could have been killed, the man who led the rescue says.
There is no quick fix for Queenstown’s housing affordability problem, but the district’s council is heading in the right direction, a high-profile economist says.
The Queenstown Lakes District Council must set up two camping "hubs" and erect signs at 30 camping hot spots by December 1.
A deep layer of cloud blanketed the hills around Lindis Pass when a helicopter crashed in the area, a trial in Queenstown has heard.
After years of neglect and degradation by hoons, fly-tippers, backpackers and uncontrolled dogs, a Tucker Beach wildlife reserve badly needed some friends.
The Department of Conservation is calling for the public's help to protect the nests of rare birds at two Tucker Beach reserves.
The widow of a Southland man who died after a helicopter crash near Lindis Pass in 2016 has told a court the pilot of the helicopter was a ``thorough'' and ``cautious'' man.
The widow of a Southland man who died after a helicopter crash in Central Otago in 2016 has told a court the pilot was a "thorough" and "cautious" man.
World champion adventure racing team-mates Chris Forne and Joanna Williams grabbed the men’s and women’s titles at the Torpedo7 Peak to Peak multisport race in Queenstown on Saturday.
A discussion on how the Queenstown Lakes district should look in 2050 is long overdue, Mayor Jim Boult says.
A near-$1.3 million surplus from QLDC parking facilities will be spent on projects aimed at getting more people out of their cars.
Queenstown Lakes residents need to "take control of the future'' and help decide what they want the district to look like in 30 years' time, Mayor Jim Boult says.
Banning all freedom campers from the Shotover Delta and Lake Hayes reserve is a "step too far'', the New Zealand Motor Caravan Association says.
The Queenstown Lakes District Council could face "continual litigation for seven years" if a Government deadline for implementing national planning standards is imposed.
A pour of concrete has marked a major milestone in Queenstown's largest housing development.
Police made at least a dozen arrests in Queenstown at the weekend as revellers packed the resort's bars and clubs during the annual winter festival.
A draft report on the economic benefits of cleaning up Lake Hayes was presented at an invitation-only meeting in Frankton on Thursday.