Conservation Minister Maggie Barry yesterday told the Otago Regional Council to ''step up to the plate'' and take action on wilding trees.
An underwater observatory has been operating in Queenstown Bay for the past 30 years without a land use consent.
The contract for a controversial replacement for the Kawarau Falls Bridge near Queenstown has been awarded.
A scaled-up lake ferry service could ease congestion on Frankton Rd and downtown parking hassles, Sir Eion Edgar says.
A Queenstown man required hospital treatment after an alleged assault by an Australian tourist in the resort overnight.
It was ''impractical'' to carry out checks on all temporary entry visa applications, Immigration New Zealand general manager John Ivil said yesterday.
Baggage-screening of international arrivals at Queenstown Airport has been bolstered by a $50,000 biosecurity X-ray machine.
One of two schnauzer dogs implicated in the deaths of three lambs on a Lower Shotover property has had its menacing dog classification overturned.
A long running legal battle between rival Queenstown jet boat companies has gone another round in court.
Queenstown Primary School pupils give one of two dress-rehearsal performances of their ''Stars on Stage'' dance routine to other pupils yesterday.
A Queenstown couple have asked for a second chance for their pet schnauzer dogs after they were found responsible for killing three lambs on a neighbouring farm.
A meeting to discuss recent conflicts between outdoor enthusiasts and skifield operator NZSki will be held in Queenstown tonight.
A Frankton man who allegedly bashed a Queenstown police sergeant over the head with a metal tool has been named.
More than 30 figure skaters from Gore to Auckland contested the Queenstown Invitational ice figure skating competition at the weekend.
The fourth Winter Games NZ was officially opened at Coronet Peak yesterday with a ceremony sporting a strong New Zealand flavour.