A wealth of prizes to rival gold, frankincense and myrrh have been organised for two fundraising raffles drawn during The Spirit of Christmas concert on December 7.
Entertainers (from left) Paul Halsted, Margaret O'Hanlon and Lisa Moore are scrubbing up their acts for Santa's Sack - An Unconventional Comedy Christmas Gala on Friday.
Eleven pupils from Wakatipu High School were captured on security video drinking, smashing bottles and urinating in the yard of a Crown Range property, Queenstown police say. The house itself...
Peace on Earth and goodwill to all men did not sink in with two Queenstown fathers when they had to be pulled apart by police when fighting outside a Christmas show at Queenstown Primary School.
The latest multimillion-dollar addition to Queenstown's array of attractions is scheduled to carry her first passengers on Tuesday, after an 11th-hour postponement more than two weeks ago.
The final legal roadblock preventing the replacement of the Kawarau Falls Bridge, near Queenstown, has been voluntarily withdrawn.
Arrowtown Gallery has a new home in a former tyre workshop next to its former premises and the gallery director says he is delighted with the post-industrial feel it gives his collection.
Talented people keen to help bring Jesus Christ Superstar back to life have until Friday to express their interest, Showbiz Queenstown says.
Managers with experience piloting planes and in airport business development begin influential new roles at Queenstown International Airport this summer.
Public consultations on the new Shotover Primary School last week were deemed a success by the establishment board of trustees, with a ''community vision'' coming into focus.
The Central Otago Regional Choir will usher in the Christmas spirit with carols, music, instrumental interludes and dramatic readings in Queenstown on November 30, inviting the community to participate in the concert Not Such a Silent Night!.
A different kind of runway will be used at Queenstown Airport when it hosts a fashion show to raise funds for the Wakatipu Youth Trust.
Kingsview School will have virtually doubled its roll in a year to almost 30 when it reopens for the new term in January.
Visitors to the Southern Lakes expect world-class telecommunications and not all accept the geographic difficulties in providing that service, Telecom chief executive Simon Moutter says.
A new framework for community housing organisations should provide the same tax-exempt status they benefited from under the Charities Commission and relieve concerned householders being helped into homes, the Queenstown Lakes Community Housing Trust chairman says.
New Zealand and Indian relations were fostered when 70 members and guests of the Queenstown Indian Community organisation dined and danced in celebration of Diwali, the Hindu festival of lights, on Saturday night.
The most shocking sequence in cinema this year is in Captain Phillips when it shows how easily a bunch of pirates can hijack a massive container ship.
This jet-boatload of Wakatipu residents and visitors had an adrenaline rush for breakfast on Saturday morning when they were among the first to participate in Shotover Jet's annual ''locals' day'' fundraiser.
Guests at Coronet Peak and the Remarkables chomped through 15.3 tonnes of hot chips and wedges, washed down with 57,000 barista coffees during the 2013 ski season.