Severe winds that closed roads and downed power lines in the South overnight are now affecting flights - including Dunedin and Queenstown services - in and out of Wellington.
Three more special housing areas for the Wakatipu are a step closer.
The company behind a $50 million plan to build a gondola on the Remarkables has won plaudits from its main competitor.
The resignation of Queenstown Lakes District Council chief executive Adam Feeley has been met with a mixture of strong praise and conspicuous silence.
The CBD is bustling, the airport is humming, the ''no vacancy'' signs are up and good luck finding a car park - it must be Queenstown International Marathon weekend.
Climbing Mt Aspiring every year around his birthday is Erik Bradshaw's way of rebelling against the passing of time.
The installation of a suspended viewing cube on Skyline Queenstown's viewing deck has been put back until next winter.
An Australian man has suffered serious facial injuries after crashing off the Gibbston Highway near Queenstown early yesterday.
An Australian man has suffered serious facial injuries after crashing off the Gibbston Highway near Queenstown overnight.
Tensions between wealthy landowners in leafy Lake Hayes bubbled to the surface at a resource consent hearing in Queenstown this week.
Opponents of fast-tracked subdivision Bridesdale Farm have failed to produce evidence justifying its refusal or any major changes, a consent hearing was told yesterday.
Shotover Jet's 50th birthday celebration has given a nod to the company's past and future.
SkyCity figures in a business case for the proposed Queenstown convention centre, despite the casino giant ruling out involvement more than two years ago.
The knifepoint robbery of a Queenstown liquor store last night and subsequent car jacking are being investigated by police.
Four Australian trampers who were reported missing on Fiordland's Kepler Track on Sunday night are ''good as gold'' after spending the night in an alpine shelter.
Another senior staffer is quitting the Queenstown Lakes District Council.
Four Australian trampers have spent the night in an alpine shelter on Fiordland's Kepler Track after some of the party became tired.
The Remarkables ski area's access road will be sealed to the 10km mark in time for next winter, owner NZSki has announced.
Queenstown's newest supermarket would not have got off the ground without the ''foresight'' of Progressive Enterprises, Five Mile developer Tony Gapes says.
They were gone in 48 hours.