Specialist mountaineers were required to recover the body of Czech climber Ondrej Petr from an "awkward" spot below the Routeburn Track yesterday.
Two Christchurch men were rescued by police yesterday evening after becoming lost on a track near Queenstown's Skyline gondola.
The Czech tramper who survived a month in a remote hut on the Routeburn Track has spoken publicly about her ordeal.
Poor weather and difficult terrain have foiled a bid to recover the body of a Czech tramper who fell to his death on the Routeburn Track a month ago.
Queenstown police hope to work with the resort's hospitality businesses to gain quicker access to CCTV footage of suspected crime.
The last shot may not have been fired in a Gibbston ''neighbours at war'' dispute.
A long-awaited Ministry of Health report to consider whether Queenstown should take control of its hospital is finally out. Guy Williams gauges reaction.
The investigation into the cause of the fire at the Jacks Point clubhouse and restaurant near Queenstown on August 10 is expected to take up to six weeks.
New Zealand's first Czech film festival will be held at Arrowtown in October.
Recovery must be a foreign concept to Queenstown’s multisport young guns, who were all out skiing or playing sports the day after the gruelling Peak to Peak race.
Perfect conditions made for quick times in Queenstown’s Peak to Peak multisport race on Saturday.
Otago coach Cory Brown was impressed by his team’s performance its final warm-up before the Mitre 10 Cup kicks off next week.
The possible effect on property values was high on the list of concerns at a public meeting in Frankton last night to discuss the discovery of arsenic in road verges in the area.
Property owners and residents in a corner of Frankton have been warned of high levels of arsenic in road verges in the area.
A Queenstown man has found himself in the thick of two serious fires at Jacks Point in recent days.
A Queenstown youth wrote the threatening note that caused a bomb scare at the resort's airport last month.
The developers of a road safety app being trialled between Queenstown and Christchurch are pleased by the number of drivers providing feedback on the system.
The Jack's Point Golf Course clubhouse near Queenstown has been badly damaged in a big fire.
Two special housing areas proposed for Queenstown look set to fall at the first hurdle.
A Queenstown pub crawl operator has slated the lack of evidence behind a proposed bylaw seeking to regulate the activity.