The air and water search for a man who went missing after crashing in Lake Wakatipu during a tandem skydive this afternoon has been suspended.
The head groundsman at John Davies Oval is confident the cricket ground's rejuvenated outfield will impress players and administrators alike during Queenstown's first big games in four years.
A tandem skydiving passenger is missing in Lake Wakatipu and his instructor is in hospital with serious injuries after an incident near Queenstown yesterday.
Finding a framework for a proposed Remarkables National Park that addresses Ngai Tahu’s concerns is a key to the park’s creation, a proponent says.
Four women caught out by darkness high on the Remarkables on Sunday night were rescued after using their cellphone torches to signal to a searching helicopter.
A resource consent hearing for a Bunnings store in Frankton Flats featured opposing views among economic consultants about whether the proposal would contribute to a future shortage of industrial land in the Wakatipu.
The grieving family of missing American man Tyler Nii has arrived in Queenstown as police continue their efforts to recover his body from Lake Wakatipu.
A national championship sailing regatta in Queenstown happens to be coinciding with a boom in the number of young sailors in the resort.
Patronage on Queenstown's $2 bus service has ''probably exceeded expectations'' in its first two months, its operator says.
The first stage of the 50km Coronet Loop mountain bike and walking track is expected to open by the end of summer.
The police national dive squad continues to search for the body of missing American tourist Tyler Nii in Lake Wakatipu.
Queenstown Lakes District Mayor Jim Boult says his council is set to ban freedom campers from the northern end of Lake Hayes and the Shotover Delta.
Freedom campers will be banned from the Shotover Delta and the Lake Hayes scenic reserve near Queenstown.
A Glenorchy group has put up its hand for a share of a fine the Otago Regional Council will receive from a successful prosecution for a sewage discharge.
When Queenstown chopper pilot Andy Clayton is fighting a fire from the air, he says "there’s a lot more going on than in a scenic flight".
Two parties affected by a Skyline Enterprises proposal to build a 449-capacity car-park building next to its base terminal have come out strongly against it.
Roadside mowing is on hold in the Queenstown Lakes district until the parched region gets some rain.