Four out of five New Zealanders are completely unprepared for a natural disaster.
The Crown Range road is open again after a large boulder teetering above the Queenstown side of the alpine route was dislodged.
This Queenstown Landscaping truck ended up on its side after its driver swerved to avoid a head-on collision on the Gibbston Highway yesterday afternoon.
Airbnb and the Queenstown Lakes District Council have posted videos on social media showing their opposing views on the regulation of online visitor accommodation platforms.
The sound of chainsaws could soon be heard in the hills above Arrowtown.
Queenstown's Wijerathne family can stay in New Zealand for at least another 12 months after a successful appeal to the Immigration and Protection Tribunal on humanitarian grounds.
A young German tourist called for help yesterday after being caught in darkness on Walter Peak without a torch, food or extra clothing.
A Springvale man was sentenced to four months' community detention yesterday for causing the death of Richard Kohler, of Poolburn, in a crash near Alexandra a year ago.
A young German tourist was rescued from Walter Peak, near Queenstown, this morning after he lost most of his equipment.
A weekend warrior won an amateur spot at next month’s ISPS Handa New Zealand Open after a three-hole competition at Arrowtown’s Millbrook Resort on Thursday.
Witnesses to a house fire in central Queenstown yesterday say they were woken by screaming.
Today is a ''significant step'' in the life of Queenstown's high school since it was founded in the 1930s, principal Steve Hall says.
New Zealand Paragliding Open organisers overcame a weather bomb to hold a successful competition that ended at the weekend.
A Queenstown company is considering a judicial review after a planning commissioner decided its proposal for the resort’s largest hotel development must be publicly notified.
Patronage of Queenstown’s $2 bus service in December was more than twice that of the same month a year earlier.
The Lakes District Air Rescue Trust is "waiting with bated breath" for a new air ambulance operating model to be rolled out across the country.
The memory of mountain biker Kelly McGarry was honoured in Queenstown at the weekend.
A man has been treated for smoke inhalation after the timber deck of a balcony caught fire at a Queenstown self-catering apartment.
A Glenorchy group has put up its hand for a share of a fine the Otago Regional Council will receive from a successful prosecution for a sewage discharge.
When Queenstown chopper pilot Andy Clayton is fighting a fire from the air, he says "there’s a lot more going on than in a scenic flight".