A drunk Australian who allegedly shot bottles with an air rifle in a carpark will appear in the Queenstown District Court next week on firearms charges.
Building and Housing Minister Nick Smith has labelled opposition to special housing areas proposed for Queenstown as ''nimbyism''.
Queenstown Lakes District Council chief executive Adam Feeley has ''total integrity'', Minister of Building and Housing Nick Smith says.
Strong wind in the Queenstown Lakes district toppled trees and affected flights in and out of Queenstown Airport yesterday.
While some of the world's best young violinists have been dazzling Queenstown audiences, a master craftsman has been working his own kind of magic out of the spotlight.
A lobby group will continue its battle over the location of a new bridge planned for Frankton, despite an official report backing the status quo.
Heavy snowfall in the Southern Lakes mountains last month has raised the danger of avalanches this winter, a veteran Queenstown mountain guide says.
Offers of help are flooding in for two families left homeless by a fire in Queenstown on Sunday.
A lobby group proposing an alternative site for replacing the Kawarau Falls Bridge near Queenstown plans a show of force at a council public forum today.
Queenstown Lakes District councillors will decide today whether to set aside a special housing area (SHA) application by chief executive Adam Feeley's family trust while it is the subject of an Auditor-general inquiry.
A high-ranking Chinese Communist Party official has spent some downtime in Queenstown at the end of a three day visit to New Zealand.
A meeting of Kingston residents has overwhelmingly rejected splitting from the Queenstown Lakes District Council and joining Southland.
A unit of a former motel has been destroyed and another damaged by a fire in Arrowtown yesterday.
Arrowtown School's roll could rise by more than 40% by 2019 if four Special Housing Areas (SHA) proposed for the township proceed.
Rental agreements for two vehicles driven by tourists were revoked within the space of an hour on Wednesday, after police received reports of erratic driving on Crown Range Rd near Queenstown.
Rental agreements for two vehicles driven by Indian tourists were revoked within the space of an hour yesterday after police received reports of erratic driving on the Crown Range Rd near Queenstown.
The Queenstown Lakes District Council is in line to net millions from the development of reserve land high above the Queenstown town centre.
Queenstown Airport will be staffed by immigration officers year-round for the first time as a result of a Budget funding boost.
A rating model for funding a proposed convention centre and options for tackling traffic congestion figure strongly in submissions to the Queenstown Lakes District Council's long-term plan.
A land swap 13 years in the making could pave the way for a lucrative housing development on Queenstown Hill.