Griffin Parker is counting the days until Queenstown's newest school opens on Monday.
Queenstown has made a bright start to the summer tourist season and operators are reporting higher visitor numbers over the Christmas-New Year period.
A war of words has broken out over Glenorchy School's decision to not oppose a liquor licence for a store across the road owned by philanthropists Paul and Debbi Brainerd.
A woman was airlifted to hospital this morning after cutting her knee in a fall on the Greenstone tramping track.
Two Cromwell men were arrested in Queenstown early this morning after an alleged assault in which a local man was kicked in the head while lying on the ground.
Queenstown Golf Club members past and present celebrated the club's centenary with three days of matches and social events at the weekend.
Drive or fly into Queenstown from the west, like most visitors do, and turn your gaze left then right, you will see sharply contrasting landscapes.
Arrowtown artist Mark Hill unveiled his sculpture Presence beside the Kelvin Heights walkway in Queenstown yesterday.
Queenstown may have helped inspire a New Zealand inventor's successful career designing semi-submersible watercraft for the world's rich.
Nearly a century ago, a barometer was presented to a Murchison mining engineer about to sail for World War 1.
Rain and river erosion has washed out hundreds of metres of track in the Dart Valley, cutting the popular Rees-Dart tramping circuit.
A wealthy American couple who spend summer in Glenorchy have unveiled plans to transform a site in the township into a campground and community hub. As they take the first steps in realising their vision, they tell Guy Williams why they chose the top of the lake, and why they want the finished product to be an inspiration to others.
Tom O'Brien believes his ancestors would nod quietly in approval at his endeavours to make their high country land more profitable. Guy Williams talks to the owner of Blackmore Farms about the challenge of adding recreational tourism to the farm's books.
The Government is relying on cash incentives, a committee of film luminaries and better collaboration to develop the domestic film production industry.
Shotover Primary School will be a hive of activity over the next few weeks as Queenstown's newest school is prepared for opening.
Former Kingston Flyer driver and general manager Russell Glendinning has cut his ties with the historic steam train after 40 years.
Two climbers have been plucked from the Bryant Glacier, near Kinloch, after becoming disoriented in low cloud.
Six-time Emmy Award-winning New Zealander Bob Parr says the Government needs to make a strategic investment in the film industry to take it to the next level.
Fifty horses, 10 races, zero injuries and a 3000-strong crowd.
Police will not lay charges in relation to an allegation of sexual assault at the Queenstown Youth Park early on New Year's Day.