Queenstown's housing trust is pledging to build 1000 affordable homes in the district by 2028.
A man who flew a drone near firefighting helicopters in Wanaka last week, forcing them to be temporarily grounded, has been named as Jorge Eduardo Riquelme Cruz.
A Chilean man who allegedly flew a drone near helicopters fighting a huge fire near Wanaka last week has been named.
The Glenorchy Races were an oasis of fine weather on a cool and blustery day in other parts of Wakatipu on Saturday.
About 150 pilots will touch down in Wakatipu for a five-day conference timed to coincide with the country’s biggest airshow.
Southern District police are receiving between 70 and 90 driving complaints a day from the public.
A man arrested for dangerous driving on the Gibbston Highway near Queenstown yesterday told police he was rushing to find a toilet because he had eaten too many cherries in Cromwell.
People leaving their cars in the Queenstown hospital's car park before heading to the airport could get a nasty surprise when they return.
Members of the last two families to live in the historic Mount Aurum Homestead at Skippers are devastated by its loss in a fire on New Year's Day.
A fire badly damaged a home at Arthurs Point, near Queenstown, yesterday.
A couple who fled the scene of a fire that destroyed an historic homestead at the Skippers camping area on New Year's Day are ''embarrassed'', police say.
Queenstown police have spoken to a couple who reportedly fled the scene of a fire that razed a historic homestead at the Skippers camping area.
Queenstown police want to speak to a couple who fled the scene of a fire that razed an historic homestead at the Skippers camping area this morning.
Three plastic water tanks will soon form a tiny imprint of humanity in the icy vastness of Cape Adare, about 700km north of Scott Base.
The residents of 19 homes at Millbrook Resort near Arrowtown were evacuated after contractors ruptured a gas main yesterday.
A record 600 people tucked into fine food and wine at Arrowtown’s Long Lunch yesterday.
Planning delays have pushed back the opening of a new MRI scanner service until early next year.
Queenstown should have two fast-charging stations for electric vehicles by early next year and a new fast-charger has arrived in Wanaka, too.
A new site for viewing Lake Wakatipu will be developed to replace the rockfall-prone Bennetts Bluffs lookout on the Glenorchy-Queenstown road.
A long-mooted plan for a Ngai Tahu-owned hot pools complex in Queenstown's Lakeview site appears to be gathering steam.