The New Zealand Rural Games could move to the North Island next year because of a lack of support from southern funding bodies.
The pain and emotion was plain for all to see at the Queenstown finish line of the inaugural mountain bike stage race The Pioneer on Saturday.
Glorious weather and free entry meant the crowds at the second annual New Zealand Rural Games in Queenstown were double those of last year.
An Olympian and a former rugby star lit up the New Zealand Egg Throwing and Catching Championship for different reasons yesterday.
An estimated 10,000 people crammed into central Queenstown last night to watch the once-in-a-year spectacle of 400 merinos being mustered through the streets.
A row of trees along Ladies Mile near Queenstown has been given a temporary reprieve after a public outcry over plans by Delta to remove them.
Tourism operator Southern Discoveries has lured Christchurch and Canterbury Tourism (CCT) chief Tim Hunter to Queenstown to be its new chief executive.
Tour bus companies are searching for a short-term overnight parking solution as a blockade threat continues to hang over Queenstown.
Night flights are set to become a reality at Queenstown Airport, with Air New Zealand confirming yesterday it will begin after-dark operations on Friday, July 1.
Tour bus drivers are threatening to bring Queenstown's central business district to a standstill unless their parking problems are fixed.
Police are urging drivers to take more care on wet roads after a spate of crashes on Tuesday.
A hunter prevented a Fiordland hut from burning to the ground after waking up to find its floor was hot.
A team of volunteers is helping to flush out poopers and litterers on the Milford and Routeburn Tracks.
The Year of the Monkey will begin with a rush in Queenstown next month as the Chinese New Year holiday coincides with the resort's busiest month for the second consecutive year.
More than 30 aspiring Otago sailors got hands-on coaching from the best in the business at Lake Hayes yesterday.
Queenstown Airport continues to smash passenger-number records.
A man found lying unconscious outside a Queenstown restaurant last Friday is still too unwell to speak to police.