The Queenstown Lakes District Council is using ''legal eagles'' to shut down public debate on the future of the Wakatipu Aero Club, a council by-election candidate says.
Social agencies are demanding answers from the Queenstown Lakes District Council on how it will support more than 300 displaced Lakeview cabin residents.
Wakatipu Aero Club has accused the Queenstown Airport Corporation (QAC) of inconsistency in its argument for moving the club off its present site.
A 5-year-old girl from Cromwell has been chosen from 60 hopefuls to play a leading part in a $1 million feature film that begins shooting this weekend.
The Queenstown Lakes District Council will today consider exchanging some freehold land for reserve land on the Lakeview site as part of proposed plan change 50.
A 57-year-old Nelson man has died at a mountain bike park near Queenstown this morning.
A man who crashed a drone into a Queenstown hotel and then left the scene could be prosecuted for breaking civil aviation rules.
The Queenstown Bike Festival is the perfect warm-up for the international mountain biking season.
Queenstown businesses found to have breached employment laws during an audit operation in the resort last year have been named.
More than half of the Queenstown fire brigade's callouts are for false alarms - twice the national average.
Queenstown's immigration office is one of five nationwide under review and facing possible closure.
Government ministers have challenged Queenstown tourist industry representatives to convince them they should have special immigration rules.
Conservation covenants covering 95% of four high country stations between Queenstown and Wanaka will be formally announced at a function in Arrowtown on Saturday.
At 71, Murray Faulkner may be the oldest person to have walked the 3000km Te Araroa trail from Cape Reinga to Bluff, and is celebrating by going tramping.
It was a big day in the life of three young whio (blue ducks), and a milestone in the Department of Conservation's (Doc) efforts to protect a vulnerable species.
Queenstown Lakes District Council chief executive Adam Feeley is defending the council's use of an Auckland lawyer for dog attack prosecutions.
The Kingston Flyer's owner would like to see the train leave its home of the past four decades.
Tahuna Pod Hostel staff celebrate after a Maori blessing of a newly erected pou outside the soon-to-open hostel in Queenstown on Tuesday.
A Chinese tourist has been charged with dangerous driving and another issued with infringement notices as a result of complaints from other motorists.
Helicopter operators affected by the largest grounding in New Zealand aviation history are relieved at being cleared to fly again.