A Queenstown man says the three occupants of a car that smashed into his ute are lucky to be alive.
Two drink-drivers have left a trail of destruction in Queenstown overnight, damaging a total of seven vehicles as they attempted to drive home.
An aerial search has begun for a tramper who activated their personal locator beacon in the Glenorchy area this morning.
A male sustained a serious head injury in a 2.5m fall from an embankment by Lake Esplanade in Queenstown late this morning.
Heavy rain and a slippery road are to blame for a crash involving a Range Rover and tourist bus near Queenstown, police say.
Guardians of a row of threatened trees along a highway into Queenstown will meet on Monday to formalise their alliance.
Drivers are welcoming a move by the Bus & Coach Association to provide overnight parking for their coaches in Queenstown for the next two months.
Queenstown's harbourmaster plans to "chew on the ears'' of two Kingston men whose boat capsized in Lake Wakatipu on Saturday night.
Queenstown Airport's profits are soaring following strong passenger growth.
Queenstown is humming as an influx of Chinese visitors puts the icing on the resort's busiest month.
Severe winds battered the Remarkables Ski Area's new base building at the weekend, shattering dozens of windows and causing at least $100,000 worth of damage.
Four fugitives involved in a police pursuit through Central Otago this morning face a range of charges after their high-speed chase was brought to a halt by a flock of sheep.
Three cars were involved in a crash near Glenorchy yesterday on a road recently labelled a "potential death trap''.
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.
A former police detective has landed the Wakatipu Basin's top conservation job.