A dozen smiling Remarkables Primary School year 7 and 8 pupils demonstrated their Jump Jam aerobics abilities by treating delighted passengers to a surprise performance in Queenstown Airport on Friday morning.
Queenstown's Whirlwind Productions will present a night of laughter, music and dance in aid of needy Wakatipu families at the events centre on December 6.
The multi-platinum record-selling hit maker who sings We Built This City and Nothing's Gonna Stop Us Now says he is a fan of New Zealand teen singing sensation Lorde.
New Zealand photographer Fiona Pardington (left) was welcomed by Arrowtown gallery owner Nadene Milne and dozens of enthusiasts at her artist's talk in Dorothy Brown's Cinema and the opening of her latest exhibition in Nadene Milne Gallery next door on Friday night.
An original and improvised blend of Celtic, Latin, jazz and Gypsy rhythms are the hallmarks of Beyondsemble musicians (from left) Craig Denham (accordion, piano, whistles and vocals), John Ellis (bass clarinet, saxophones and vocals), Darryn Sigley (percussion) and Jon Sanders (guitar, bouzouki, ukulele and vocals).
New Zealand is a good place for young people to be in the next five years because it will have a stable, growing economy ''and that will be relatively unusual in the developed world'', Deputy Prime Minister Bill English says.
Wakatipu Parish children and young families worker Emma Wilson (left), member of the vestry Jan Cockerill and the Rt Rev Dr David Coles presented on Sunday just a few samples of the handy household, desirably decorous, readily readable and tasty treats in store at the Wakatipu Parish Market and Children's Fun Day this Saturday.
New official estimates show tourists to New Zealand are spending about $1.7 billion more a year than previously thought.
Cuts from their first new album in eight years will be performed in between favourites from the double-platinum selling debut The Sound Inside, including mellow summer anthem The Otherside, when Breaks Co-Op take to the stage for the 2014 Winery Tour in Gibbston.
Young Southern Knights ice hockey players from Queenstown distinguished themselves away from home by coming third in a tournament in Adelaide last week.
North Taieri driver Glen Frew set a record of 1min 25.62sec at the 2013 Coronet Peak Hill Climb, hosted by the Queenstown Car Club, on Saturday.
Work has started on clearing old lift bases, snowmaking equipment and snow fences at the Remarkable ski area.
Queenstown's largest employer struggled to maintain snow conditions in the face of rainy, warm weather during the 2013 winter snow sports season, NZSki revealed yesterday.
Replacing the Remarkables ski area base building with a new complex is proposed in the summer of 2014-15, following the multimillion-dollar development of a new chairlift accessing new terrain and an expanded area for learners this summer.
Still Life with Colin's Flagon, potted Pansies and Tomato Seedlings (2013) appears in a new exhibition to be introduced in person by the artist, leading New Zealand photographer Fiona Pardington, in Arrowtown on Friday at 8pm.
The $200 million Fiordland Link monorail would transform Te Anau from a tourist comfort stop into an international destination in its own right by spending up to $3 million in international promotion, the developer says.
Top Dog (2013) is a canny canine in more ways than one, for the sculpture is skilfully and wittily crafted of flat tin, steel rods and corrugated iron by Hannah Kidd.
Why Paul Potts was tormented by virtually everyone for his passion for opera singing, when male choirs are as Welsh as rugby, red dragons and leeks, is a mystery, but what is triumph without adversity and the latter is present in spades in the British comedy drama One Chance.
International live DJ and remix artist Zane Lowe, alternative rock band the Veils, drum 'n' bass and house producer DJ Zinc and saxophonist, composer, producer, band leader and singer Nathan Haines are among 16 new acts to join the bill of Rhythm and Alps.
Wakatipu business, investment and tourism stand to benefit if ties between Queenstown and its Chinese counterpart are formalised as sister cities, the Queenstown Chamber of Commerce says.