The cost and availability of healthcare was the focus of a Clutha-Southland joint candidates' meeting in Queenstown yesterday.
Queenstown's Eichardt's Private Hotel has been rated New Zealand's best at the annual awards of industry magazine Hotel Management.
An extraordinary meeting of the Queenstown Lakes District Council to consider Plan Change 50 will start the notification process, chief executive Adam Feeley says.
Police in Queenstown are looking for a man who allegedly assaulted his partner and a police officer in the CBD early yesterday.
New Zealand Post is denying it is to blame for an error on Queenstown Lakes District Council rates notices sent out this week.
Wakatipu High School supporters have chosen the money over the bag, raising $95,000 at an event held in a hardware store.
A consortium representing more than 30,000 trampers, hunters, mountaineers and mountain bikers is inviting outdoor groups to bid for a slice of a $700,000 grant for upgrading backcountry huts and tracks on public conservation land.
Queenstown's economy is getting a timely boost as Gay Ski Week QT brings more than a 1000 high-spenders into the resort.
A two-year fundraising effort by Coastguard Queenstown towards building a new operations base has passed the three-quarter mark, but time is running out for the project.
Professional skier Pete Oswald will be able to spin this yarn for years.
Allegations levelled at former Queenstown man Steve Rout are ''innuendo'' without supporting evidence, the liquidator of failed road construction firm Blue 9 Ltd says.
More than half Queenstown's nightclubs have been found to be breaching fire regulations because of partially blocked exits.
The Queenstown Lakes District Council will consider the appointment of commissioners for its proposed Plan Change 50 at its meeting in Wanaka tomorrow.
A well-known ''idiosyncrasy'' in the fuel system of the Piper Cherokee aircraft is being considered as a possible cause of the fatal Glenorchy Air crash near Alexandra earlier this month.
Building walking and cycle trails has been all the rage since the New Zealand Cycle Trail had its genesis at a post-GFC jobs summit five years ago. However, the people behind Queenstown's network of trails released their vision for the future 10 years ago. Guy Williams looks at what they hoped for, and how much they have achieved.
Consultants working on a proposed conference centre for downtown Queenstown yesterday unveiled concept plans for a $52.6 million facility capable of holding up to 800 delegates.
It will soon be the Wakatipu's turn as the largest predator control operation in New Zealand's history gathers momentum.
The Department of Conservation (Doc) fired the first shot in its "Battle for our Birds" pest control programme with an aerial drop of non-toxic bait pellets in the Iris Burn valley in Fiordland National Park yesterday.
Some Wakatipu school principals are questioning why the Ministry of Education talked to private bus operator Connectabus about a review of school bus services two months before informing them.
Wakatipu bus provider Connectabus is confident it can provide a safe bus service for the area's school pupils.