The death of a 51-year-old Arrowtown man, whose body was found on a walking track near the township on yesterday evening, has been referred to the coroner.
Kiwis players hoping to have a flutter on the Melbourne Cup yesterday were apparently worried their Chatto Creek lunch stop wouldn't have TAB facilities.
A three-year-old boy has been treated in hospital for dog bites after an incident in Lakes Hayes Estate, Queenstown, on Tuesday.
Southern District Health Board chief executive Carole Heatly is in for a grilling in Queenstown next week if yesterday's Grey Power meeting in the resort is any indication.
Widening the footpath outside Queenstown burger bar Fergburger will get under way soon.
The two airlines flying domestic routes to Queenstown are coy about a call for more flights into the resort this summer.
The Department of Conservation is declaring victory after its ''Battle for our birds'' aerial 1080 drop in the upper Wakatipu area two months ago.
Two Queenstown climbers rescued from Mt Tasman last week had wanted to be taken off the mountain by private helicopter.
When Chelsea Winter won the television cook programme MasterChef, she thought it would be the springboard to opening her own restaurant.
Italian luxury clothing billionaire Pier Luigi Loro Piana is urging Otago's super-fine wool growers to persevere in the face of low prices, and think globally.
Two Queenstown climbers flown off Mt Tasman on Wednesday had faced a difficult ''judgement call'' and do not deserve criticism, an alpine rescue leader says.
Four Taiwanese tourists were fortunate to escape injury after their rented camper van crashed and overturned on the Queenstown-Glenorchy road, near Wilson Bay, yesterday morning.
One of the Wakatipu area's most popular fishing spots, Moke Lake, received a boost yesterday with the release of 350 yearling rainbow trout.
The William Rees statue on Queenstown's waterfront sported a new accessory yesterday, courtesy of Maritime NZ's ''monumental life jacket campaign'' for Safer Boating Week.
A Queenstown architect in dispute with the Queenstown Lakes District Council over the costs of processing a resource consent is seeking to have more than $16,000 wiped from his bill.
Queenstown businessman and philanthropist Sir Eion Edgar said he was humbled to receive an ''outstanding achievement'' award from the Graeme Dingle Foundation.
It had to be cut into 18 pieces to get it there, but the former Glenorchy school house has a new home in Paradise.