Wilding pine control operations in the Wakatipu took to the air this week.
Roads were closed and businesses evacuated in Frankton yesterday after a digger ruptured a gas pipe.
A drunk man who vomited in a Queenstown police patrol car was made to walk the last kilometre to the station.
Queenstown police say four Taiwanese tourists whose camper van overturned near Queenstown this morning are lucky to have escaped injury.
Authorities have signed an agreement to have 1300 more homes built in the Queenstown Lakes district in the next three years.
The Around the Mountains Cycle Trail is steadily winning over its doubters, Southland Mayor Gary Tong says.
The owners of two dogs that mauled a little boy in Queenstown this week are ''distraught'', his mother says.
A Maritime New Zealand investigation has found a Shotover Jet boat driver's ''lapse of judgement'' caused the boat to hit a rock face in October.
At least one in five Queenstown adventure tourism operators subject to new regulations aimed at improving safety in the industry will miss a Monday deadline for being audited.
The backers of a planned 24-hour, unmanned fuel station in Arrowtown say it will provide a much-needed service for residents and visitors.
Communications infrastructure company Chorus appears to be making steady progress in the roll-out of ultra-fast broadband (UFB) in the Wakatipu area.
Water meters could be trialled for a year in the Queenstown Lakes district, beginning next April, under a council staff plan.
The first conference in New Zealand about digital currency bitcoin will be held in Queenstown this weekend.
Wakatipu garden lovers will have an opportunity to see some of the district's finest gardens at their peak next month.
The heavens may have opened on the inaugural Queenstown International Marathon, but organisers say the sky is the limit for its future growth.
Two athletes with Dunedin connections blasted through the rain to win the inaugural Queenstown International Marathon on Saturday.
An extension to the length of time Chinese nationals on a working holiday can work for one employer is being welcomed in New Zealand's tourism capital.
Unusually high snowfalls have made November a tough month for contractors working on a new base building at The Remarkables ski area.
If you are looking for accommodation in Queenstown this weekend, bring a tent.
The Chinese billionaire behind the controversial buy-up of the Crafar dairy farms and Lochinver Station says New Zealanders have nothing to fear from his investments in the country.