Best-selling children's author Craig Smith is pitching his latest book idea directly to the masses.
TSS Earnslaw's slipway on Kelvin Peninsula is nearly ready for the vintage steamship's annual once-over.
Television commercial production in Otago and Southland has extended beyond its summer peak, boosting local operators.
A sweeping plan to solve Arrowtown School's leaky building issues has been unveiled.
Community division over a plan to develop an ecofriendly camping ground in Glenorchy has been laid bare at a resource consent hearing in Queenstown.
The level of community consultation on an ecofriendly camping ground proposed for Glenorchy is unprecedented, a resource consent hearing has been told.
Polystyrene sheets blown off the Remarkables construction site last week did not pose an environmental hazard, skifield operator NZSki says.
A New Zealand Transport Agency review of its choice of location for replacing the Kawarau Falls bridge will be completed by the end of this month.
Liz (right) and Daniel Santos, who welcomed their twins Isabella (left) and Rohan into the world five days ago at Lakes District Hospital, helped celebrate the hospital's maternity unit's successful renewal of its accreditation as a ''Baby Friendly Hospital'' yesterday.
Neither glass slippers nor a fairy godmother will get you into the ball at this year's Queenstown Winter Festival.
The inking of a deal to rebuild Wakatipu High School at Frankton is a significant milestone in its history, principal Steve Hall says.
Proponents of an alternative location for replacing the Kawarau Falls Bridge near Queenstown are claiming victory after a council decision on Thursday.
The Queenstown Lakes District Council has put the onus on developers to provide an affordable housing component in subdivisions they propose under new special housing rules.
The axe has fallen on the privately-run Wakatipu Swim School - at least at Queenstown Alpine Aqualand.
A Queenstown woman with a track record of helping Nepal is organising a walk to raise money for the earthquake devastated nation.
Young men should ''look after their mates'' and ensure they get home after a night out drinking, Queenstown police say.
An American couple say the confiscation of chutney and jelly from their luggage at Queenstown Airport has tarnished their holiday.
An English tourist fined in Queenstown today for driving at 178kmh teaches driving skills to English police officers.
It has been a bad few years on the Queenstown Lakes district's roads. The number of crashes has risen sharply, and the driving habits of overseas drivers are increasingly coming under scrutiny.
The American tramper lost in the Mt Aspiring National Park was ''pretty lucky'' to be found, says his rescuer.