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.
Police have made their second arrest in three weeks of a supermarket customer trying to underpay for groceries at a self-checkout.
The two passengers seriously injured in a light plane crash near Alexandra last week have spoken to investigators from their Dunedin hospital beds.
Mourners at the funeral of a Queenstown pilot who died in a light plane crash near Alexandra last week have described a fastidious perfectionist who never left anything to chance.
The two passengers seriously injured in a light plane crash near Alexandra on Tuesday could be interviewed by investigators today.
More than 50,000ha of high country between Lake Wanaka and Queenstown will be protected in the largest conservation undertaking on private land in New Zealand's history.
Only 10% of neighbouring landowners have given feedback on the Queenstown Lakes District Council's proposed rezoning of 13ha of land as ''town centre''.
The Department of Conservation will begin an aerial 1080 control operation in the upper Wakatipu in about a month.
A tree was all that stopped a vehicle carrying a mother and child plunging into Lake Wakatipu yesterday.
Scottish television personality Neil Oliver has filmed a promo in Queenstown for a potential New Zealand spin-off of long-running BBC series Coast.
Black ice after a ''late freeze'' caused several crashes in the Queenstown Lakes region yesterday.