After years of neglect and degradation by hoons, fly-tippers, backpackers and uncontrolled dogs, a Tucker Beach wildlife reserve badly needed some friends.
The Department of Conservation is calling for the public's help to protect the nests of rare birds at two Tucker Beach reserves.
The widow of a Southland man who died after a helicopter crash near Lindis Pass in 2016 has told a court the pilot of the helicopter was a ``thorough'' and ``cautious'' man.
The widow of a Southland man who died after a helicopter crash in Central Otago in 2016 has told a court the pilot was a "thorough" and "cautious" man.
World champion adventure racing team-mates Chris Forne and Joanna Williams grabbed the men’s and women’s titles at the Torpedo7 Peak to Peak multisport race in Queenstown on Saturday.
A discussion on how the Queenstown Lakes district should look in 2050 is long overdue, Mayor Jim Boult says.
A near-$1.3 million surplus from QLDC parking facilities will be spent on projects aimed at getting more people out of their cars.
Queenstown Lakes residents need to "take control of the future'' and help decide what they want the district to look like in 30 years' time, Mayor Jim Boult says.
Banning all freedom campers from the Shotover Delta and Lake Hayes reserve is a "step too far'', the New Zealand Motor Caravan Association says.
The Queenstown Lakes District Council could face "continual litigation for seven years" if a Government deadline for implementing national planning standards is imposed.
A pour of concrete has marked a major milestone in Queenstown's largest housing development.
Police made at least a dozen arrests in Queenstown at the weekend as revellers packed the resort's bars and clubs during the annual winter festival.
A draft report on the economic benefits of cleaning up Lake Hayes was presented at an invitation-only meeting in Frankton on Thursday.
Radio interference caused by a drone forced Friday’s Queenstown Winter Festival fireworks display to pause for a couple of minutes while organisers went looking for the culprit.
A couple of Kiwi rock bands and some decorated ducks helped turn around a shaky start to today's final day of the 44th Queenstown Winter Festival.
Scantily-clad men and women racing along the beach and a bloke jumping out of a helicopter were highlights of an action-packed Winter Festival programme in Queenstown this afternoon.
Construction of a $52 million Ramada Hotel will start in Queenstown next month after a successful appeal in the Environment Court.
Two hundred flaming torches borne through Queenstown's streets, followed by waka ama gliding into the bay at dusk.
A Queenstown man jailed for performing indecent acts after picking up women hitchhiking or waiting for buses is also a convicted rapist.
Police will not charge two people responsible for burning down a historic homestead at Skippers on New Year's Day.