A Queenstown man is calling for changes to dog control laws after his dogs were shot by two prominent farmers last month.
Their bodies shook and their faces turned blue as New Zealand’s best freedivers kept holding their breath in Queenstown yesterday.
The first step has been taken in creating a master plan for the expansion of the Queenstown and Wanaka recreation centres over the next 20 years and beyond.
Indoor freedivers from Hawaii and Australia will be hitting the water in a field of nearly 30 competitors at the Freediving New Zealand Pool Nationals starting in Queenstown today.
The Taxpayers Union says it ''beggars belief'' the Queenstown Lakes District Council provided $243,325 in funding to the Queenstown and Wanaka Chambers of Commerce in the 2016-17 financial year.
The Queenstown Lakes now has two dog derbies.
The growth of residential visitor accommodation is severely affecting housing affordability and long-term rentals in the Queenstown Lakes district, an economist says.
A Welshman allegedly badly damaged two cars and also caused significant damage to a third while driving nearly four times the legal limit in Frankton.
Groundwork has begun on a multimillion-dollar boutique lodge and cottages complex at Gibbston Valley Winery near Queenstown.
A long-term project to restore a wetland beside Lake Hayes had a boost at the weekend as volunteers dug in 600 native plants.
Public hearings on the next batch of chapters in the Queenstown Lakes district’s long-running proposed district plan (PDP) process start at Queenstown’s Heritage Hotel on Tuesday.
No-one wandering the streets and lanes of central Queenstown in the past few days could be in any doubt they are in rainbow country.
A $24 million interest-free loan for infrastructure enabling new housing at Ladies Mile will make a "significant difference" to Queenstown's housing shortage, Mayor Jim Boult says.
The Prime Minister's new chief science adviser is taking a low-tech approach to gathering ideas on how science can help New Zealand.
The pilot of a helicopter that crashed in Central Otago in 2016 should have delayed his trip or looked for an alternative route, an expert witness says.
A helicopter that crashed in Central Otago in 2016, causing the death of Otautau man Liam Edwards, was operating outside legally allowed centre of gravity limits at the time, a court has heard.
An off-licence application for a Glenorchy store was the most "conservative and restrained'' seen by a hearing panel under present legislation, a judge says.
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.