A Maritime New Zealand investigation has found a Shotover Jet boat driver's ''lapse of judgement'' caused the boat to hit a rock face in October.
At least one in five Queenstown adventure tourism operators subject to new regulations aimed at improving safety in the industry will miss a Monday deadline for being audited.
The backers of a planned 24-hour, unmanned fuel station in Arrowtown say it will provide a much-needed service for residents and visitors.
Communications infrastructure company Chorus appears to be making steady progress in the roll-out of ultra-fast broadband (UFB) in the Wakatipu area.
Water meters could be trialled for a year in the Queenstown Lakes district, beginning next April, under a council staff plan.
The first conference in New Zealand about digital currency bitcoin will be held in Queenstown this weekend.
Wakatipu garden lovers will have an opportunity to see some of the district's finest gardens at their peak next month.
The heavens may have opened on the inaugural Queenstown International Marathon, but organisers say the sky is the limit for its future growth.
Two athletes with Dunedin connections blasted through the rain to win the inaugural Queenstown International Marathon on Saturday.
An extension to the length of time Chinese nationals on a working holiday can work for one employer is being welcomed in New Zealand's tourism capital.
Unusually high snowfalls have made November a tough month for contractors working on a new base building at The Remarkables ski area.
If you are looking for accommodation in Queenstown this weekend, bring a tent.
The Chinese billionaire behind the controversial buy-up of the Crafar dairy farms and Lochinver Station says New Zealanders have nothing to fear from his investments in the country.
A Chinese driver who collided with another car on the Crown Range road was a ''classic case'' of why tourists should sit a driving test, Judge Kevin Phillips said in the Queenstown District Court...
Fifteen years ago on Monday, Lake Wakatipu, swelled by 350mm of rain which fell in its catchment over three days, burst its banks and flooded Queenstown's central business district. Guy Williams looks back on the anniversary of that natural disaster and examines how the resort is protecting itself from another big flood.
Queenstown tourism operators have criticised what they call inflexible immigration rules for foreign workers and a lack of promotion of adventure activities, at a Tourism New Zealand (TNZ) roadshow in the resort.
Southern District Health Board is ''whistling in the wind'' by asking for feedback on its draft plan for the future of the area's health services, a Wakatipu health sector advocate says.
NZSki management has yet to decide whether to seal more of The Remarkables ski area access road this summer.
The Paradise Trust is back and open for business.
A Chinsese tourist has been charged with dangerous driving after being involved in two incidents near Queenstown yesterday.