Radio interference caused by a drone forced Friday’s Queenstown Winter Festival fireworks display to pause for a couple of minutes while organisers went looking for the culprit.
A couple of Kiwi rock bands and some decorated ducks helped turn around a shaky start to today's final day of the 44th Queenstown Winter Festival.
Scantily-clad men and women racing along the beach and a bloke jumping out of a helicopter were highlights of an action-packed Winter Festival programme in Queenstown this afternoon.
Construction of a $52 million Ramada Hotel will start in Queenstown next month after a successful appeal in the Environment Court.
Two hundred flaming torches borne through Queenstown's streets, followed by waka ama gliding into the bay at dusk.
A Queenstown man jailed for performing indecent acts after picking up women hitchhiking or waiting for buses is also a convicted rapist.
Police will not charge two people responsible for burning down a historic homestead at Skippers on New Year's Day.
An investigation has been unable to pinpoint the cause of a fire that destroyed the historic Mt Aurum homestead at the Skippers camping area near Queenstown on New Year's Day.
Selling alcohol to tourists at Mrs Woolly’s General Store in Glenorchy was "tempting fate", a hearing in Queenstown has been told.
To be a conveyance or not to be a conveyance, that was the question.
A district licensing committee should not have to ''fill the holes'' left by an applicant who failed to provide the required information, a hearing was told in Queenstown yesterday.
Skyline Enterprises is seeking permission to build 25 permanent and temporary structures near its upper gondola complex as it finalises planning for its proposed $100million-plus upgrade of the facility.
Despite a thaw in temperatures there were three crashes reported in the Wakatipu on Sunday.
Construction of 14 homes bordering Lake Hayes Estate for Queenstown's housing trust has been delayed by at least six months.
A long-running legal dispute between a leading Queenstown architect and a property developer is set to drag on despite a High Court judgement.
Two photographs, taken from the Remarkables 60 years apart, show how much Queenstown and its satellite town of Frankton have changed.
A deer hunter was airlifted to hospital after injuring himself in a 20m fall in rugged terrain in Steele Creek, about 15km west of Glenorchy, on Thursday.
Former Prime Minister Sir William English is the new patron of Queenstown's Wakatipu Wildlife Trust.
A minerals sector leader is welcoming a Government promise to consult the industry on a proposed ban on new mining on conservation land.
Brian Dagg was about to hop into his first shower for 19 days when the Otago Daily Times tracked him down in Anchorage yesterday.