The road from Lumsden to Dipton is now open in both directions after one lane was earlier closed due to a truck crash.
A Chinese tourist has serious injuries after falling from a ridge while climbing on the Remarkables Range near Queenstown on Sunday.
The number of arrests in Queenstown during New Year’s Eve celebrations fell to single figures, as a downtown liquor ban, large police presence and timely rain kept a lid on alcohol-fuelled disorder.
Forecast rain stayed away from Queenstown as a smaller-than-expected crowd enjoyed New Year's Eve celebrations on the resort's waterfront.
Forecast rain and a liquor ban appear to be contributing to a quieter than usual build-up to New Year's Eve celebrations in Queenstown tonight.
A decision by New Zealand’s air accident investigator to put Robinson helicopters on a safety watch list prompted swift reactions by three Government organisations on their use of the aircraft.
Wakatipu High School’s new Frankton campus could have run out of space within a year of opening, principal Steve Hall says.
Night flights to and from Queenstown will expand to two more Australian cities next winter.
A tourism company's project to rid its land of wilding trees and invasive weeds has transformed a peninsula across Lake Wakatipu from Queenstown.
Last month Crown agenc International Accreditation New Zealand (IANZ) gave the Queenstown Lakes District Council the go-ahead to continue issuing building consents. Guy Williams read the full IANZ report and found there's plenty to work on.
Drilling has begun on the second of five piers for the $22million Kawarau Falls replacement bridge project near Queenstown.
Relishing fine food, good company and sunshine at Arrowtown’s sixth annual Long Lunchon Friday are Arrowtown residents (left, from front) Gino Tudela and Dana Griffiths nand (right, from front)...
House values in the Queenstown Lakes continue to soar, and the district has now joined Auckland in the million-dollar club.
Queenstown house values are continuing their bull run, leaping over the $1 million mark.
A man who ran over a family of ducks in Queenstown contacted police after the incident received national media coverage yesterday.
A group of ducklings and their mother were deliberately mown down by a truck driver in front of a group of tourists, Queenstown police say.
Someone will drown unless something is done about man-made hazards on the Kawarau Falls rapids, multisport athlete Steve Gurney says.
A group of Sydney-based Muslims and their teacher are using Queenstown as a "spiritual sanctuary'' during a five-day visit to the resort.
A man was treated in hospital after being assaulted in central Queenstown yesterday.
There's something nasty in Central Otago’s lakes, and researchers need more funding to understand it, a University of Otago scientist says.