Commissioners have given approval for a 260-room, seven-storey hotel at Kawarau Falls in Queenstown.
A young Arrowtown man was "out of control" during two incidents in the township in four days, a judge says.
Staff at Queenstown’s Kiwi Birdlife Park hope to relocate the park’s six kiwi to a new facility before their breeding season begins in August.
Work to reinstate a stretch of Rees Valley Rd washed away in heavy rain in January should begin in two weeks.
A Queenstown man who died during a whitewater rafting trip on the Shotover River yesterday was one of his company’s most senior and experienced guides.
A Queenstown man who died during a white water rafting trip on the Shotover River this morning was one of his company's most senior and experienced guides.
Arrowtown's New Orleans Hotel can continue trading for the forseeable future after another deferral of a suspension of its on-licence.
The first significant snowfall of the year has coated the mountains of the Queenstown Lakes District over the past two days.
A greater focus on glass recycling and organic waste is the feature of a proposed waste management and minimisation plan that will go out for public consultation this week.
The National Party "stuffed up'' when it added the signatories of two petitions to an email list used to solicit donations, Clutha-Southland MP Hamish Walker says.
After a two-year absence, the Otago Regional Council will open a new office in Wakatipu next month.
A Queenstown man who crashed into a school bus after falling asleep at the wheel has been fined and ordered to pay reparation.
A man whose arm was crushed in a machine at a Queenstown tortilla factory in 2016 says he has to live with the consequences for the rest of his life.
The tortilla oven that crushed and burned a worker’s hand and arm in November 2016 had multiple sources of risk, says WorkSafe.
A mountain-bike competitor died during Saturday's Macpac Motatapu multisport event.
A paragliding pilot had a lucky escape after crashing into a steep, forested hillside near Queenstown's gondola yesterday.
A paraglider had to be rescued after crashing near the Ben Lomond Track in Queenstown.
An 11th-hour appeal of a suspension of the New Orleans Hotel’s on-licence means it can keep trading on two of its busiest weekends of the year.
One year after she was nearly killed by a hit-and-run drink-driver, a Queenstown woman has yet to receive any of the $7500 reparation the driver owes her.
A helicopter company has expressed "deep regret" for a crash on Mount Alta, near Wanaka, that killed Aucklander Jerome Box.