This sequel gives punters more than the first movie, but more does not necessarily mean better.
Qantas will familiarise its pilots with Queenstown Airport before its services increase for winter, but the training flights will not mean more aircraft noise for Frankton residents, the airline says.
The future of Queenstown's mail processing staff is uncertain as New Zealand Post continues its South Island centralisation in Christchurch while postage rates go up.
Pallets are the palette for two contemporary artists from Gisborne now making their Queenstown debut in Toi o Tahuna Gallery.
Professional artist and Queenstown Art Society member Sue Hartley (centre), with Cloakroom Gallery manager Andie King (left) and art fan Rose Ivory, welcomed the Wakatipu arts community to the launch of her debut Queenstown exhibition, titled ''NZ + OZ'', on Friday.
Former Queenstown Airport chief Steve Sanderson denies he agreed with Remarkables Park Ltd co-director Alastair Porter to the building of large-format retail premises on disputed land in Frankton, the Environment Court heard this week.
The Queenstown Airport Corporation ''at the very least'' expected neighbour Remarkables Park Ltd to ''act rationally and responsibly'' over the development of the airport, the Environment Court heard yesterday.
Young leaders of tomorrow are testing their mettle in the latest youth leadership summit organised by the Wakatipu Youth Trust.
An Australian artist launching her debut exhibition in Queenstown on Friday says she fell love with the resort even before she landed.
While Nazis retreat and Allies advance through the rubble of Europe in 1944, a misfit platoon of scholars are deployed to ''protect what's left and find what's missing'' of the priceless art collections plundered by failed art student turned dictator Adolf Hitler for a museum in his name.
Queenstown Primary School is preparing for its biggest fundraiser of the year when it will welcome hundreds of families and bargain hunters to the free school fair on Saturday.
Queenstown developer Alastair Porter says there was no reason why his company could not have reached an agreement with neighbour Queenstown Airport over the location of a new air park, but the agreement would have been a compromise.
The nature and timing of aircraft noise mitigation to be offered in Frankton were among the questions posed by residents to Queenstown Airport Corporation chiefs at a drop-in session last week.
Being a regular part of customers' lives is what Marilyn Everett says she will miss the most when she retires as postmistress of the historic Arrowtown Post and Telegraph Office on Friday after 23 years.
Masterchef New Zealand winner Brett McGregor and Queenstown hopefuls Jaimie Stodler and Becs Stanley are among the food and wine specialists who will demonstrate their skills at the Gibbston Wine and Food Festival at the Queenstown Gardens today.
A New Zealander living in the United States says he offered to buy the Kingston Flyer for $1.25 million with the aim of returning the rusting historic steam train operation to its former commercial glory.
Chinese drivers will be advised of New Zealand's driving code and conditions when collecting rental vehicles from airports in a bid to curb crashes on South Island roads, a senior Chinese official says.
Developers of a proposed $10 million marina in Frankton say they have been encouraged by positive feedback from the community since they lodged their application last month.
A comedy about two goldfish contemplating life was voted by the audience the winner of the second annual Pint Sized Plays New Zealand playwriting competition on Sunday night.