A helicopter company has expressed "deep regret" for a crash on Mount Alta, near Wanaka, that killed Aucklander Jerome Box.
The wife of a man killed in a Wanaka helicopter crash says the fine given to The Helicopter Line (THL) shows "life is cheap in New Zealand".
Arrowtown's historic New Orleans Hotel will have its on-licence suspended for 10 days after police caught staff serving alcohol to a minor.
Queenstown police are reminding residents to check their home security after a spate of burglaries in Kelvin Heights last month.
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The Southern DHB has been given a three-week extension to a deadline for improving workplace conditions in extreme heat at Lakes District Hospital.
Four out of five New Zealanders are completely unprepared for a natural disaster.
The Crown Range road is open again after a large boulder teetering above the Queenstown side of the alpine route was dislodged.
This Queenstown Landscaping truck ended up on its side after its driver swerved to avoid a head-on collision on the Gibbston Highway yesterday afternoon.
Airbnb and the Queenstown Lakes District Council have posted videos on social media showing their opposing views on the regulation of online visitor accommodation platforms.
The sound of chainsaws could soon be heard in the hills above Arrowtown.
Queenstown's Wijerathne family can stay in New Zealand for at least another 12 months after a successful appeal to the Immigration and Protection Tribunal on humanitarian grounds.
A young German tourist called for help yesterday after being caught in darkness on Walter Peak without a torch, food or extra clothing.
A Springvale man was sentenced to four months' community detention yesterday for causing the death of Richard Kohler, of Poolburn, in a crash near Alexandra a year ago.
A young German tourist was rescued from Walter Peak, near Queenstown, this morning after he lost most of his equipment.
A weekend warrior won an amateur spot at next month’s ISPS Handa New Zealand Open after a three-hole competition at Arrowtown’s Millbrook Resort on Thursday.
Witnesses to a house fire in central Queenstown yesterday say they were woken by screaming.
Today is a ''significant step'' in the life of Queenstown's high school since it was founded in the 1930s, principal Steve Hall says.
New Zealand Paragliding Open organisers overcame a weather bomb to hold a successful competition that ended at the weekend.
A Queenstown company is considering a judicial review after a planning commissioner decided its proposal for the resort’s largest hotel development must be publicly notified.